November 22, 2017

First Hospital-wide Compassion iN Action Award Winners Announced

The first quarterly hospital-wide Compassion iN Action Award winners at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, were announced in a ceremony on June 14, 2013. This award was started by the Shared Decision Making Team of the Staffing Pool to honor exceptional Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) in that department. The Shared Decision Making Team graciously allowed the […]

Mission Hospital RNs Graduate with DNP

Three RNs at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, recently attained their Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees. Julie Bell, Frank Castelblanco, and Chuck Tucker graduated from Gardner Webb University on May 13, 2013.  Congratulations, Julie, Frank, and Chuck!  Left click on the link below to see an announcement that can be printed or saved. Mission Hospital […]

February DAISY Award Winners

Congratulations to our February DAISY Winners! Photos by Cherry Odom. Crystal White, RN, IBCLC, was nominated by staff member Katie Garner. On January 9th, 2011, I gave birth to my beautiful son Koltin here at Mission. I knew before I had him that I wanted to breastfeed him but wasn’t sure how well this would […]

January DAISY Winners

Congratulations to Jane Tiger and Laura McGahan, our January DAISY winners!

December DAISY winners

Congratulations to our December DAISY winners! Kathryn Higdon, RN, RD, LDN, Mission Weight Management Center was nominated by physician Sonia Humphery, M.D. Kathryn is whole heartedly devoted to our patients at the Weight Management Center. She provides, on a daily basis, unconditional support and compassion through the struggles that accompany obesity and weight loss. She […]

November DAISY winners

 Tim Adams photo by Cherry Odom. Barbara Holland, RN is a nurse in the NICU; she was nominated by Sarah McClure, the mother of the infant patient. My son was in the NICU for more than two months. It was a very scary and at times overwhelming but Barbara Holland (aka Barb) was like an […]

Mission Hospital Great 100 Nurses Reception

Congratulations Great 100 Nurses! Mission Hospitals had 6 Nurses selected as Great 100 Nurses this year. The winning nurses are listed below along with a quote from each honoree.

October DAISY Winners

Audrey Forga, RN, Renal Medicine Nominated by Robert Kline, MD Audrey is normally on the renal floor, but she was pulled to trauma care for two days.  She was part of the team that cared for Dr. Kline.  I spent two days on the Trauma Care Unit on the Mission campus for a concussion, clavicle […]

Six Mission Nurses Named to Great 100, Nominated by their peers

At Mission, we know we have great nurses. Since 1990, 161 have been honored as Great 100 NC nurses. That’s why we’re so proud to include this year’s six Mission nurses to that total. To be singled out by their peers is an honor in itself, but these nurses will also be honored at a […]