'Very, very pressing matter' NC bill seeks to 'de-weaponize' medical debt

June 23, 2022

WLOS — A North Carolina bill seeks to "de-weaponize" medical debt. According to the Urban Institute, more than a third of the state’s population was in collections for medical debt at the end of 2020.

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How local health care workers are tackling burnout

April 11, 2022

by Jessica Wakeman 

Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, videos pinged around the internet of people going outdoors at 7 p.m. each day to applaud health care workers as an expression of gratitude.

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Mission Health Signs Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by HCA Healthcare

September 4, 2018

ASHEVILLE, NC   – August 31, 2018 – Mission Health's Board of Directors announced today that Mission Health and HCA Healthcare (HCA) have entered into a definitive agreement for HCA to acquire Mission Health.   

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Information Regarding Mission Health and BCBSNC

October 24, 2017

We trust you are aware that Mission Health is now out of network with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.  We also anticipate that you have had or will receive questions from your BCBS patients regarding the implications of this for them. This email is intended to clarify the impact of this situation.

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Hospital Language Access is a Matter of Life or Death

June 20, 2016

Approximately 25 million people in the United States are defined as being Limited English Proficient or LEP. A LEP person cannot speak, read, write, or understand the English language at a level that permits them to interact effectively with English speakers. Hospital administrators often feel burdened by the expense of culturally and linguistically appropriate services. The perception is that these services are an empty cost for hospitals. However, the truth is that it actually saves them money. How? It reduces waste represented by overtreatment and medical errors.

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Blue Ridge Bone & Joint Expands Hospital Care Options

December 15, 2015

The BRBJ physicians and staff sincerely welcome the opportunity to work with Park Ridge Health (PRH).  While continuing to provide patient care at Mission and Pardee hospitals, BRBJ is expanding its tradition of consistently offering the citizens of Western North Carolina the highest level of musculoskeletal care.

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Provider-Led and Patient-Centered Care, LLC

December 7, 2015

North Carolina’s largest health systems announce a collaboration to investigate development of a provider-led and owned Medicaid only Prepaid Health Plan

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Mission Health Partners Announces Significant Network Expansion More Than 550 Specialists Join The 275 Primary Care Physician Network

September 17, 2015

Mission Health Partners (MHP), the second largest Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in North Carolina, is pleased to announce  its new primary care partners for 2016 and the addition of specialists to its network.

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Attention PCPs: Mission Health Partners Announces “Open Enrollment” to join ACO

May 19, 2015

Mission HP announces its PCP Open Enrollment period, now through June 30th . MHP will be accepting non-binding Letters of Intent from interested practices. To find out more about this opportunity, you may participate in the following information sessions. There is no need to register in advance. Here is a link to learn more about the criteria for joining MHP.

Call Details:

Friday, May 22nd at 7:00am
Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-866-469-3239
Access code:736 973 266
Passcode: 1122

Monday, May 26th at 5:30pm
Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-866-469-3239
Access code:730 978 532
Passcode: 1122

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Carolina Vascular and The Vein Specialists Collaborate with Mission Health

March 23, 2015

Mission Health is pleased to announce new collaborations with Carolina Vascular and The Vein Specialists.

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New Leader Selected for McDowell Hospital

March 13, 2015

Press release from Mission Health

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WCMS Gearing up for Doctor’s Day!

March 10, 2015

For Doctor's Day this year, WCMS has written an article, will run a radio spot and will spend time with physicians at two different hospitals.

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Thank your Physician on “National Doctor’s Day”

February 25, 2015

National Doctor’s Day is March 30, 2015. The Western Carolina Medical Society (WCMS) honors and thanks the physicians across Western North Carolina for their commitment to exceptional medical care and for their advocacy on behalf of their patients.

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Mission Health and Asheville Radiology Announce New Collaboration

February 18, 2015

Mission Health and Asheville Radiology Associates (ARA) are announcing a new collaboration to improve patient access to state of the art, high quality, highly efficient imaging centers close to home, and to more than 40 ARA physicians.

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ACOs Moving Ahead

December 29, 2014

89 New Accountable Care Organizations Join Program to Improve Care for Medicare beneficiaries

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