Pardee Hospital Foundation to host fourth annual Charity Cornhole Tournament, April 8

Press release: Pardee Hospital Foundation will host its fourth annual Charity Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, April 8, at 1 p.m. on the tennis courts of the Hendersonville Country Club. Registration begins at 12 p.m. The entry fee is $50 per team of two or $25 for individuals and $5 for spectators. Individual players will be […]

Pardee UNC Health Care Comprehensive Wound Healing Center recognized with two national awards for excellence in wound healing

Press release from Pardee Hospital:  Pardee UNC Health Care announced today that its Comprehensive Wound Healing Center has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year with the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, which was given to Pardee because it has met the Center of Distinction quality standards for Healogics. The center […]

Staff at Harris Regional Hospital receive top ranking on patient satisfaction scores 

 Press release:    Staff caring for patients on Harris Regional Hospital’s third floor have won the Blue Ribbon Award presented to departments receiving the highest scores on patient satisfaction surveys. The patient surveys are part of the national Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) measurement administered by the Centers for Medicare & […]

Pardee Hospital names new oncology service line leader

 Press release:   Pardee Hospital announced today that it has hired Debra J. McDaniel to lead its oncology operations, effective Feb. 28. As administrative director of oncology, McDaniel will work with oncology providers as well as acute care nursing and ancillary service leadership to ensure patient engagement, clinical quality, survivorship and affordability are central to […]

Vaya Health to increase efficiency through administrative consolidation plan

Press release: Vaya Health announced today it will pursue an administrative consolidation plan to strengthen the organization and increase efficiency while maintaining a strong presence in each of the 23 counties the organization serves. Individuals who receive mental health, substance use disorder and intellectual/developmental disability (IDD) services managed by Vaya will see no changes in […]

Rainbow Community School to host conference on mindfulness, Oct. 6-7

  Press release: The Rainbow Institute, an arm of Rainbow Community School (RCS) of West Asheville is hosting its annual More than Mindfulness (MTM) Conference on October 6th and 7th, 2017. The conference will focus on the past, present and future of spirituality and holistic education. School based mindfulness programs are becoming increasingly more widespread […]

Dr. Carlo Mainardi recognized among top in industry by The Expert Network

  Press release:   Dr. Carlo Mainardi, Chief Medical Officer, Park Ridge Health, has joined The Expert Network, an invitation-only service for distinguished professionals. Dr. Mainardi has been chosen as a Distinguished Doctor™ based on peer reviews and ratings, numerous recognitions, and accomplishments achieved throughout his career. Dr. Mainardi outshines others in his field due to his extensive educational background, numerous awards and recognitions, and career longevity. After studying […]

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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 […]