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Mission Hospital, located in Asheville, North Carolina, is Mission Health’s flagship hospital, licensed for 815 beds. Business North Carolina ranked Mission Hospital the 2020 No. 1 “Best Hospital” in North Carolina. Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade recognized Mission Hospital with an “A,” nationally recognizing Mission Hospital’s achievements in protecting patients and providing safer healthcare. This fall, Mission Hospital also earned the prestigious Magnet® Designation in November 2020, the highest international honor that distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous nursing excellence standards.
We are the region’s referral center for the only Level II trauma center, comprehensive stroke center, Level III neonatal intensive care unit. And Mission Children’s Hospital – the region’s only children’s hospital, including a pediatric emergency room– providing 30 pediatric subspecialists.
We serve as the busiest surgical hospital west of Raleigh, North Carolina, and the state’s second-busiest. Mission Hospital provides the only open heart and interventional cardiology in the region. Named one of the Nation’s 2021 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Fortune and IBM Watson Health for the 15th year in a row and earned a three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in three distinguished categories for its patient care and outcomes.
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