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What Is a Hospice Social Worker? Four Ways They Make Things Easier in Difficult Times

By Dylan Babb Community Outreach Manager, CarePartners A hospice social worker wears many hats. They have a role of far-reaching impact, drastically improving the lives of patients and family members. They also have a role of such diverse responsibility and detail, that many may be unclear as to what exactly a hospice social worker does. […]

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Ready to reSTART Your Career with Mission Health?

Are you a registered nurse who’s never worked in the acute care setting, or have you been working away from the acute care setting for 3-5 years? If so, Mission Health’s reSTART program offers a great opportunity for you to enter or reenter the acute care setting in a structured way, providing professional development and […]

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Strides in Parkinson’s Treatment – Exercise Helps Bring Back Motor Skills

Parkinson’s disease is progressive, with symptoms intensifying over time. The once confident motions of a brisk walk become stiff and slow. While Parkinson’s disease may make subtle advances, what’s not subtle is the effect exercise has to roll back time when combined with drug therapy. Progression of Parkinson’s Disease Without a test to confirm Parkinson’s, […]

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Solar Eclipse Safety – Viewing, Sun and Hydration Hazards

By Adam Harris The upcoming total solar eclipse has western North Carolina abuzz. Our area is directly in the path of the 68-mile-wide band that will experience totality, so locals and tourists alike are making plans to spend the day witnessing this historic event on August 21. In addition to the awe and wonder this […]

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Former Mission Health Board Chair Takes Highest Honors at State Hospital Association

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 9, 2017) – Janice Brumit, Board Chair of Mission Medical Associates and a Mission Health Board Member, was awarded the coveted 2017 Trustee Merit Award from the North Carolina Hospital Association. The recognition, which is among the organization’s highest honors, was awarded July 20 during NCHA’s annual summer meeting in Myrtle Beach, […]

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August
25

Emergency Services Career Fair – Asheville

August
29

PERKS – Angel Medical Center

September
08

4th Annual Retreat and Refresh Stroke Camp

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