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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Lapsley shares story of dramatic recovery from life-threatening condition

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Commissioner Bill Lapsley, back at a meeting of the Board of Commissioners for the first time in more than two months, told the dramatic story of the diagnosis and medical treatment for a rare condition that endangered his life.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee | Mission Hospitals | Mission Health | Bill Lapsley

Asheville Business

Mission Health nurses' campaign tests state's union resistance

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North Carolina is home to one of the biggest union battles in the South.   Read Story »

Tags: Mission Hospitals | Mission Health | labor | labor unions

Asheville Business

Stein blesses Mission sale after negotiating sustained rural coverage

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After negotiating changes to ensure sustained hospital facilities in rural counties and greater geographic representation of a new health care trust, North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announced Wednesday that he would not object to HCA’s acquisition of Mission Health System’s assets.   Read Story »

Tags: health care | Mission Hospitals | Mission Health

Henderson County News

Mission names foundation president

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ASHEVILLE — A former banker with more than 20 years of experience in fundraising has been named the new president of the Mission Foundation, which raises money for Mission Health.   Read Story »

Tags: health care | Mission Hospitals | non-profit organizations | fundraisers | Mission Health

Henderson County Business

Mission permit denial won't slow joint campus, Pardee officials say

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State regulators have rejected an application by Mission Hospitals to locate an endoscopy clinic at the new medical complex the Asheville hospital is building jointly with Pardee Hospital in Fletcher.   Read Story »

Tags: Park Ridge Health | Pardee-Mission joint venture | Mission Hospitals

Henderson County Business

Mission taps Crane, a pioneer in reform, to direct primary care

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Dr. Steven D. Crane, a Hendersonville family practitioner and nationally recognized pioneer in lower-cost patient-centered care, has been named medical director of primary care at Mission Health.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee Hospital | Mission Hospitals | Dr. Steven Crane

Henderson County Politics

Justice closes campaign account

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FLETCHER — Dennis Justice, the unsuccessful candidate for District 2 of the Henderson County Board of Commissioners, closed his campaign account after reporting that he raised $1,013.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Commissioners | Pardee Hospital | Park Ridge Health | Pardee-Mission joint venture | Mission Hospitals