September 23, 2017

Transylvania Staff at Work – Photo Story

Heart Education at Mission Hospital, Feb. 7-14

February Heart Month Events Will Help Keep You Informed with Physician Talks, Poster Presentations, an Expo and more from our experts… and you can even relax with a free chair massage!

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Nurses Going Back to School

Are you a nurse who is thinking about returning to school to improve your skills and obtain credentials that are often required for advancement? So, what’s stopping you? Is it time, finances, or juggling work and family? Others who have returned to school say it can be done, and it’s worth it. Mission Hospital Nurses […]

Bedside Nurses Attend Magnet® Conference

Thanks to the assistance of the Mission Healthcare Foundation, ten bedside care nurses from Mission Hospital attended the annual Magnet® Conference Oct. 4-6, in Baltimore, MD. They and five nurse leaders were among 7500 attendees from the U.S. and several foreign countries who gathered for sessions about nursing excellence in patient care and leadership. Mission […]

Improving Medication Safety for Patients

By: Lisa A. Clark, MSN, RN, CPAN, Educator II, Medical Cardiology Step-Down, Mission Hospital Mission nurses are dedicated to following our BIG(GER) Aim of providing excellent patient care with desired outcomes, without harm, without waste, and with an exceptional patient experience. Nurses have combined technology and hands-on care to improve medication safety to prevent patient […]

Inclement Weather and Getting to Work

By Carole Donnelly Howell Last winter was an especially difficult one. Were you working during the Christmas or late January winter storms? Some of you were stranded at the hospital  or had to sleep in one of the Biltmore area hotel rooms. And some needed assistance getting to work.   This year, prepare in advance to help […]

Transylvania Nurse Leaders Plan for Caring Connection

Nurse leaders of Transylvania Regional Hospital gathered recently to make plans to be involved in highlighting their nursing staff in Caring Connection.  

7 Things the Nursing Research Department Can Do for You

Nursing Research & Evidence Based Practice at Mission Hospital Nursing Research and evidence based practice are crucial in the delivery of high quality patient care and a positive healthcare experience for the patient that results in good outcomes. Nurses impact the standard of care by raising clinical questions and conducting research to determine positive changes […]

Mission Health Nurse Managers First Retreat

Nurse Managers from across Mission Health held their first-ever retreat as a group on August 19, 2011. They gathered at the NC Arboretum to participate in a full day of presentations and discussions led by: Kathy Guyette, MSN, RN, NE-BC, SVP and CNO of Mission Health Chris Hyland, PhD, Berkana Consulting Group Dawn Klug, Employee […]

Welcome to Caring Connection!

Caring Connection is the online news source for stories about the more than 2,500 nurses of Mission Health and the collaborating staff who work as a team to provide high quality care to our patients and their families. Our efforts are centered on meeting our BIG(GER) Aim: providing our patients with desired outcomes, without harm […]