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Mission Health and UNC Asheville enter into new partnership

Press release:   Ronald A. Paulus, MD, Mission Health President and CEO and UNC Asheville Chancellor Mary K. Grant, PhD, announced today that the Asheville institutions they lead are entering into a new and ambitious partnership focused on health, wellness, education and engagement.  The announcement was made at a joint press conference this morning at […]

Pardee Hospital to host UNC Cancer Network Lunch and Learn event on Friday, Feb. 24

Press release: Pardee Hospital will host a free UNC Cancer Network Lunch and Learn video conference series for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. The session, “Stress Management for Everyday Living,” will take place on Friday, Feb. 24 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Pardee Hospital’s video conference room. Participants will have an opportunity to ask […]

Pardee Hospital Vascular Surgeon Craig Miller named a 2017 National Library of Medicine Michael E. DeBakey Fellow

Press release: Pardee Hospital vascular surgeon Craig Miller, M.D., FACS, has been named a 2017 National Library of Medicine Michael E. DeBakey Fellow in the History of Medicine. As part of his fellowship, Dr. Miller will research and write a comprehensive biography of Michael E. DeBakey. In February 2016, the National Library of Medicine received […]

Asheville crisis center, community partnership earn honors

Press release: The community partnership behind Asheville’s new behavioral health treatment and crisis center has received statewide honors for its work to improve healthcare services in the Buncombe County region. Key partners behind the C3356 Comprehensive Care Center were recognized in December by the N.C. Council of Community Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse […]

Pardee Hospital Diabetes Support Group to meet at Pardee Rehabilitation & Wellness Center

Press release:  Pardee Hospital announced today that its Diabetes Support Group will now meet at the Pardee Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, located at 212B Thompson St. in Hendersonville, adjacent to Epic Theatres. The group will meet the first and third Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The group is open to […]

Pardee Hospital elected to participate in The Duke Endowment’s Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas initiative

Press release:  Pardee Hospital has been awarded a $450,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to help improve health in Henderson County over three years. The Henderson County Partnership for Health, a diverse group of community organizations working collaboratively, is now one of 10 participants in The Duke Endowment’s initiative, Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas. Healthy People, […]

Pardee Hospital to host UNC Cancer Network Lunch and Learn event, Jan. 27 

Press release:  Pardee Hospital will host a free UNC Cancer Network Lunch and Learn videoconference series for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. The session, “Clinical Trials 101,” will take place on Friday, Jan. 27, from 12 to 1 p.m. in Pardee Hospital’s video conference room. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions at the end […]

Mission Health’s CEO selected to serve on national committee

Press release: Ronald A. Paulus, MD, Mission Health’s President and CEO, has been selected to serve on the American Hospital Association’s Committee on Health Strategy and Innovation. In a letter to the appointed members, Nancy Howell Agee, Committee Chair and President and CEO of Carilion Clinic, said, “We look forward to critical and important discussions […]

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Local sensory deprivation spa announces new services for winter wellness

Press release:  Still Point Wellness, best known as Asheville’s Salt Water Floatation (sensory deprivation) and Esalen® Massage spa, introduces a new “relaxation room” including a far infrared sauna and Migun massage bed to help locals ease into the winter months. Many people struggle during the transition to colder, darker days. In fact, as many as […]

Land of Sky offers Living Healthy with Chronic Conditions workshop, January 20

Press release: This holiday season, be good to yourself and register for a Living Healthy with Chronic Conditions Workshop. The next Living Healthy Workshop will be held in West Asheville on Friday afternoons, beginning Friday, Jan. 20.  Registration is limited to 15 participants. This free program is offered through Land of Sky Regional Council, and […]

World Massage Festival announces Center for Massage and Natural Health as 2017 School of Year

Press release:   On New Year’s Day, the World Massage Festival announced the Center for Massage and Natural Health in Asheville as the “2017 School of the Year.” This is an acknowledgement of all CFMNH has accomplished over the last 20 years. The team is most honored and excited to be considered in the class […]

OLLI holds advance care planning workshop, Feb. 9

From a press release:   The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville will hold an advance care planning (ACP) workshop on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Reuter Center.  The workshop will feature a panel whose members are experienced in addressing end-of-life issues. Discussion will include communicating your treatment wishes to loved […]

APEX founder published in neurology journal

Press release: Michael Trayford, founder of APEX Brain Centers in south Asheville, was recently published in the journal Functional Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Ergonomics. His groundbreaking case study, “Cognitive Gains After Balance and Vestibular Therapy in a Patient with Progressive Balance Dysfunction Subsequent to Ependymoma Radiation Therapy,” highlights the relationship between balance and higher cognitive functions […]

Health Sciences Center grand opening event to take place Tuesday, Nov. 29 

Press Release from Pardee Hospital:   An open house of all three floors of the new Health Sciences Center will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The ribbon cutting will take place at 11:30 a.m. What: Health Sciences Center grand opening event, ribbon cutting ceremony and open house tour. Why: The 100,000+ square foot […]

Mission Health’s Jill Hoggard Green among top women hospital and health system leaders

Press release from Mission Health: Jill Hoggard Green, Ph.D., RN, Chief Operating Officer, Mission Health and President, Mission Hospital, is among the top women hospital leaders in the nation, according to a new ranking. Becker’s Hospital Review released the 2016 edition of its list of 130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know, featuring […]

Pardee Hospital to host fourth UNC Cancer Network Lunch and Learn event Dec. 9

Press release: Pardee Hospital will host a free UNC Cancer Network Lunch and Learn videoconference series for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. The fourth session, “Finding Hope in the Midst of Living with Cancer,” will take place on Friday, Dec. 9 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Pardee Hospital’s video conference room. Participants will have […]

Pardee Signature Care Center relocates to Mission Pardee Health Campus

Press release: The Pardee Signature Care Center will relocate from the Blue Ridge Mall to the Mission Pardee Health Campus, effective Wednesday, Nov. 30, to support the growing needs of the community as well as business and industry. Moving forward, educational classes and lectures will be held at locations throughout the community rather than in […]