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Mission Named in Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals


Mission Hospital has been recognized, for a remarkable twelfth time, as one of the nation’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals for 2018 by the respected IBM Watson Health (previously known as Truven Health Analytics), a leader in assessing clinical quality and value-based care. A wide range of objective data focusing on patient outcomes, institutional efficiency, and fiscal (more)

Mission Personalized Medicine Program Featured


Mission Health’s Personalized Medicine Program has been featured in US News and World Report 2018 Best Hospitals Guidebook.  Recognized as “one of a handful of community hospital systems in the U.S. with a formal personalized medicine program including pharmacogenomics,” Mission’s Personalized Medicine Program was lauded for its work in pharmacogenomics, (more)

BRP/Evinrude Presents Check to MCAR


An employee initiated fundraiser for Mitchell County Animal Rescue turned into a great opportunity for BRP/Evinrude to donate much needed funds.Randy Burleson and his wife enjoy fundraising for Mitchell County. Every so often, Randy asks if he can fix plates of BBQ with all (more)

Mountain Community Health Partnership Receives WNC Mini-Grant


Mountain Community Health Partnership (MCHP) is pleased to announce that their Outreach and Enrollment Department has been awarded a $10,500 Mini-Grant Award. The award amount will be used to support our Health Centers Affordable Care Act Outreach and Enrollment efforts. (more)

Madison County Company To Create 47 New Jobs


Advanced Superabrasives, Inc. will create 47 new full-time jobs over the next four years as part of a $26 million investment. Advanced Superabrasives started in Mars Hill in 1993 in 3000 square feet. In 2000 they moved into their current 37,000 square foot facility. They now will (more)

Don Esposito Named General Counsel for Mission Health


Mission Health announced today that Don Esposito has been named General Counsel for Mission Health.  Effective November 2, he will assume the role currently held by Ann Young, who is retiring in December. Mr. Esposito joins Mission Health from UNC Rex Healthcare, where he had been Vice President of Legal Services and General Counsel since 2008. In that role, he had overseen and (more)

Independent Living at Governors Bend


At Governor’s Bend Retirement and Assisted Living community, they understand the need for “quality of life services in a comfortable environment.” This is why they offer independent living in the residents’ own suites, where residents have the freedom to do what they want but are still  in a safe, caring environment  where their needs and services are met by (more)

Mountain Community Health Partnership Receives AIMS Grant


Mountain Community Health Partnership (MCHP) is pleased to announce they have been awarded a $175,700 AIMS Grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). MCHP was among 1,178 Health Centers to receive the AIMS Grant. Nationwide, HRSA awarded $200 Million to increase access to mental health and substance abuse treatment.
The purpose of these funds is to expand access (more)

Mountain Community Health Partnerships Receives Quality Improvement Award


Mountain Community Health Partnership (MCHP) is pleased to announce they have been awarded a $62,021 Quality Improvement Award. The award amount will be used to support our Health Centers with ongoing improvement of patient care and outcomes. MCHP was among 36 Health Centers in North Carolina to receive the Quality Improvement Award. A total of $2,387,571 was presented to Health Centers (more)

Mountain Community Health Partnership Explains Blue Cross


Recently a number of our patients may have received a letter from Blue Cross Blue Shield regarding their physician at one of the Mountain Community Health Partnership centers; Celo Health Center or Bakersville Community Medical Clinic.  The letter from BCBS of NC indicated that as of October 5, 2017, their physician is no longer in network with Blue Medicare HMO and that they have been (more)

Bakersville Community Health Center Hosts Life Skills Class


The Bakersville Community Health Center hosts Mayland Community College’s Life Skills program. The class meets in in the Integrative Health Center on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9 AM until 2 PM. The Life Skills Class is designed for adults with intellectual disabilities or similar (more)

Appalachian Java Grand Re-Opening


Appalachian Java held their Grand Re-Opening Friday morning, August 11th. A crowd of people joined new owners Calvin and Angie Rash and Yancey Chamber of Commerce's Ginger Johnson for the ribbon cutting. WKYK  broadcast  the event live. Click on pic for more.