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February is National Heart Month! Did you know that heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year? You're invited to join Mission Health in raising awareness about women and heart disease by wearing red on Friday, Feb. 5, National Go Red Day.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 25, 2016) – Mission Health and Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) hosted the 16th Annual Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Program on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Each year, Mission and MAHEC partner to recognize employees for their efforts to promote diversity and inclusion. Two winners, one employee from Mission and one from MAHEC, were presented with awards.
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We are pleased to welcome David C. Pettigrew, MD, to Mission Children’s Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care, effective Jan. 4.
Around the Region
Mission Health has been using BCMA (Bar Coded Medication Administration) for several years as a tool to improve patient safety when scanning barcode medication at the bedside. BCMA has proven to be beneficial for patient safety, reducing the risk of medication administration errors.