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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.
In the News
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 3, 2016) – Angel Medical Center and Mission Health will welcome a new leader on March 7.
Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE, will join the hospital as President/Chief Nursing Officer.
Around the Region
Imagine the Memorial Campus without the Biltmore parking deck, the Women’s and Children’s building or the Heart Tower. Can you remember Victoria Road before the SECU Cancer Center and Hospital Drive were built? All these and more, including the Asheville Surgery Center facility and Asheville Imaging Center, have quite literally shaped the landscape of Mission Health. All of this came into being through the leadership of True Morse, who has decided to retire after 27 years with our organization.
On Tuesday, February 2, Mission Hospital participated in a county-wide full scale exercise to evaluate Buncombe County’s readiness to undertake appropriate medical countermeasures in response to a real world biological terror threat.