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Henderson County News

DOWNTOWN ROUNDUP: Blue Ridge Health to move offices to King Street

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Downtown will be home on weekdays to 50 administrators and office workers, thanks to a large nonprofit health care agency's need for more space.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Downtown Hendersonville | Blue Ridge Community Health Services

Henderson County News

Legal aid agency, health clinic to collaborate

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Pisgah Legal Services and Blue Ridge Community Health Services will collaborate in a medical legal partnership to attack "the root cause of health-harming social conditions," the legal aid agency for the poor said in a news release. A $25,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Henderson County will fund the partnership.   Read Story »

Tags: Community Foundation of Henderson County | Blue Ridge Community Health Services | Pisgah Legal Services

Henderson County News

County OKs $100,000 rescue for mental health

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners on Monday agreed to allocate $100,000 to expand mental health services at the county's community health agency, which is taking on some 700 patients that had been served at Pardee Hospital's out-patient clinic.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee Hospital | Blue Ridge Community Health Services

Henderson County News

Pardee shifts psych services to Blue Ridge

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Pardee Hospital shifted its outpatient mental health services to Blue Ridge Community Health Services, effective today.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee | Blue Ridge Community Health Services | mental health

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

MossColumn: Win is a win win win win win

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Toward the end of a tour of the new Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., a photographer had a question for brewery manager Brian Grossman.       Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community College | Pardee | Blue Ridge Community Health Services | Wingate University | Wingate-Pardee-BRCC campus

Henderson County Business

BRCHS opens clinic in Spindale

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Blue Ridge Community Health Services has opened its new clinic in Spindale, offering medical and behavioral health services and a discount pharmacy. Plans are in the works to add dental services next year.   Read Story »

Tags: health care | Blue Ridge Community Health Services | Affordable Care Act

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Pioneer Blue Ridge health clinic celebrates 50 years

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There were two vacation winners at the Blue Ridge Community Health Center gala Saturday night — one official and one unofficial.   Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community Health Services

Henderson County Business

Pardee, Blue Ridge clinics to broaden cooperation

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Pardee Hospital and Blue Ridge Community Health Services are exploring a broad cooperation that could include co-locating clinics and other services, combining some administrative functions and support services and broadening health care access, both providers said in a news release.   Read Story »

Tags: health care | Pardee | Blue Ridge Community Health Services | Pardee-Mission health campus

Hendersonville Business

Pardee clinic affiliates with BRCHS

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Pardee Hospital's family practice center on the hospital campus will become a Blue Ridge Community Health Services clinic on Monday in a move that hospital leaders say preserves a valuable residency training program, saves Pardee money and expands access.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee Hospital | health care | Blue Ridge Community Health Services

Henderson County News

BRCHS adds family practitioner

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Blue Ridge Community Health Services has added Teresa A. Fralix, MD, PhD, to the medical staff.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

BRCHS names chief operating officer

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Jennifer Hoots has assumed duties as chief operating officer of Blue Ridge Community Health Services, the health agency announced.   Read Story »

Tags: health care | Blue Ridge Community Health Services | Jennifer Hoots

Henderson County News

Blue Ridge health leader installed as academy president

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Dr. Shannon B. Dowler, family physician and chief medical officer of Blue Ridge Community Health Services in Hendersonville, was installed as the president of the NC Academy of Family Physicians during the organization's annual meeting in Asheville Saturday, Dec. 8.   Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community Health Services | Dr. Shannon Dowler

Henderson County News

Blue Ridge health wins $50,000 grant for school clinics

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Blue Ridge Community Health Services Inc. has received a $50,000 grant from the Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation, Inc. to increase access to health clinics in Henderson County public schools.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Public Schools | health care | Blue Ridge Community Health Services

Henderson County News

Blue Ridge health center opens Brevard facility

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BREVARD — Blue Ridge Community Health Services (BRCHS) has opened the Brevard Health Center, a new facility targeted at underserved patients in Transylvania County.   Read Story »

Tags: health care | Blue Ridge Community Health Services

Henderson County News

Blue Ridge health center CEO leaving for job in Boone

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Jennifer Henderson, who came on board as chief executive officer of Blue Ridge Community Health Services five years ago and led the organization through a period of growth, is leaving the post to become vice president of Appalachian Regional Health System in Boone, Blue Ridge health services announced.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Business

Blue Ridge health agency receives grant for children's counseling

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Blue Ridge Community Health Services (BRCHS) has received a $30,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Henderson County to provide pediatric trauma counseling for the children of Mainstay clients.   Read Story »

Tags: Mainstay | Community Foundation of Henderson County | Blue Ridge Community Health Services