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About Mission Children's Hospital
At Mission Children's Hospital, we know that children have unique needs. We also believe that families belong together, especially during times of illness and hospitalization. This sensitivity allows us to create an atmosphere where parents and children feel comfortable and understood. Mission Hospitals has been caring for and treating children in this area for over 120 years. As our facilities, staff and medical technologies have grown, so has our commitment to providing children with compassionate medical care. Today, Mission Children’s Hospital provides the most comprehensive, specialized pediatric care in the region and beyond, treating patients with complex illnesses such as cancer and cystic fibrosis.
- The region’s first and only pediatric intensive care unit
- The region’s only state-designated neonatal intensive care unit
- Providers of pediatric subspecialty care, with 18 Mission-employed subspecialists and 20+ community partners
- Home to the Olson Huff Center for Child Development, providing ongoing therapy and medical services for children with developmental delays
- A member of the Children’s Oncology Group, providing the national standard for pediatric cancer care
For more information, please visit missionchildrenshospital.org.
About Mission Health
Mission Health, based in Asheville, N.C., is the state’s sixth-largest health system and the region’s only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system governed and managed exclusively in western North Carolina. Mission Health was recognized as one of the nation’s Top 15 Health Systems in 2012 and 2013 by Thomson Reuters and Truven Health Analytics, respectively. Mission Health is one of only two medium-sized health systems to receive this recognition in 2012 and 2013, and the only health system in North Carolina to achieve that distinction.
Mission Health, which traces its roots in the region back to 1885, operates five hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers and the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. Its medical staff consists of more than 1,000 physicians and is certified in more than 50 medical specialties and sub-specialties. Mission Health has seven Centers of Excellence: Cancer, Heart, Mission Children’s Hospital, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Trauma and Women’s Health. Other Mission Health member hospitals include Angel Medical Center in Franklin, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine, McDowell Hospital in Marion and Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. With approximately 8,800 employees and 700 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit mission-health.org.