Rebecca Mumpower joins Asheville Hospitalist Group

  From a press release:   Asheville Hospitalist Group, a Mission Health practice, is pleased to welcome Rebecca Mumpower, MD.  Dr. Mumpower is an experienced hospitalist who last worked with Wellmont Medical Associates at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee. “It is our pleasure to welcome Dr. Mumpower to the strong group of physicians and caregivers […]

High schools take stand against substance abuse through “We Are Hope” campaign

From a press release: In partnership with HopeRx, students in Henderson County Public Schools’ six high schools are taking a public stand against substance abuse during the week-long “We Are Hope” campaign, recognized March 18 by Henderson County Commissioners. Through a campaign organized by high schools’ student government organizations and leaders, students at Balfour Education […]

Irene Wortham Center presents Hartig Leadership Award, March 19

From a press release: Dr. Glenda Weinert will receive a distinguished award from the Irene Wortham Center for her service to people with special needs in the Asheville community on Thursday, March 19. Who:    The Irene Wortham Center, an Asheville nonprofit serving children and adults with disabilities, will be presenting Dr. Glenda Weinert with […]

Donna Eden offers energy medicine workshop, March 20-22

From a press release: Donna Eden, author of Energy Medicine, Energies of Love, Energy Medicine for Women and the Little Book of Energy Medicine will hold an energy medicine workshop on March 20-22 at at “On Broadway” 49 Broadway Street, Asheville. Instruction will be given in hands-on skills for restoring your energy when you are tired, sharpening […]

Mission Hospital named one of nation’s 100 Top Hospitals for 2015

From a press release: Mission Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health AnalyticsTM,  a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare.  This marks the seventh time Mission Hospital has been recognized with this honor. The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® study identifies […]

Asheville Hematology & Oncology welcomes new medical oncologist

From a press release: Asheville Hematology & Oncology, a service of Park Ridge Health, welcomes to its extensive team of physicians Deborah Bradley, M.D., a board-certified medical oncologist who has been serving patients with oncology and hematology needs for 10 years. Dr. Bradley will be joining Dr. Shonda Asaad, Dr. Anita Deshpande, Dr. Don Jackson, […]

Community dialogues in March will explore what it means “to flourish”

From a press release: Asheville-based Embody Well-Being’s founder Renée Eli will share her research about the body as a gateway to human flourishing in a series of community dialogues  this spring through the Sunday Salon Series on March 15 and 29 and April 12. These intimate dialogues will provide opportunities for mutual, open-ended exploration of how […]

One Center Yoga offers purna yoga weekend, March 13-15

From a press release: One Center Yoga will host a weekend workshop with Rutu Chaudhari entitled “Create Stability & Freedom; Cultivate Power and Joy,”  March 13-15, 2015. Rutu is a Certified Purna Yoga instructor with over 2,000 hours of direct study with Aadil Palkhivala. Developed by Aadil Palkhivala and his wife, Savitri, Purna Yoga is […]

Local chiropractor participates in national programs to treat veterans for free

From a press release: Dr. Edward Reilly of Fairview Chiropractic Center  announces his participation and support of both the Patriots Project and the Halos for Heroes campaign.  As part of his participation, he is treating veterans for free in his office and in their homes. Long known for his service to many nonprofit and educational […]

Four Seasons CMO shares innovations in end-of-life care

From a press release: Award-winning palliative care physician Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, shares four benefits of innovation in the field which she believes will change the way health service providers approach patient care. She talks about the Triple Aim of Healthcare as if it were the Holy Grail. […]

Mission Health and Asheville Radiology announce new collaboration

From a press release: 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, including specialists in various subspecialties of diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology and vascular surgery. Effective […]

Asheville, V.A. police boost crisis situation skills

From a press release:   Fifteen officers from the Asheville and Department of Veterans Affairs police departments are now better equipped to respond to people with concerns related to mental illness, addiction or developmental disabilities. The officers completed Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training from January 26-30 at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. Participating Asheville police were […]