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About Mission Medical Associates
Mission Medical Associates (MMA) is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the Mission Health System (MHS). MMA is the physician and practice management arm of the MHS. MMA is a physician led organization focusing on quality patient centered care and designed to provide management services for physicians and their practices in Western North Carolina.
Physicians employed within the Mission Medical Associates will find medical professionals committed to practicing advanced medicine in a compassionate environment. With more than 660 physicians on our medical staff, representing nearly every specialty and subspecialty, Mission Health System provides nationally ranked healthcare for the residents of Western North Carolina.
Mission Hospital is an 730 bed facility encompassing a 650 member medical staff representing virtually every physician specialty and sub-specialty. Mission Hospital is a JCAHO accredited hospital and has been awarded the recognition as a "Top 100 Hospitals" by Solucient five times since 2000.
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.