Mission Hospital registered nurses will vote by secret ballot in the next 20 days or so on whether to join the National Nurses United union.
Also, Asheville has organized a chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, and more.
Mission Health has more than 700 job openings in Western North Carolina. The number on staffing need: registered nurses.
Also, the Asheville Fringe Festival is in full swing, and much more.
Also, the Continental Lounge restaurant opens on Friday, and more.
A $3.5 million operating budget deficit for the city of Asheville this coming fiscal year can be trimmed to $1.7 million, city staffers told Asheville City Council members Thursday.
HCA Healthcare operates about 300 hospitals and surgery centers across the U.S.
The deadline to sign up for healthcare is Dec. 15, and Pisgah Legal Services in Asheville can help. Details here.
Also, construction plans for new apartments and townhouses on Haywood Road are coming up for review, and more.
Mission Health has been reaching out to Asheville-area employers since the start of the year to pitch its new employee health benefits plan.
"We are disappointed that Mission Health chose to cancel its contract with us," Blue Cross said in its statement.
More and more hospitals and health systems are getting into the health insurance game.
Also, White Labs is hiring a sous chef, and more.
Biltmore Avenue lane closures and sidewalk closures are coming up, so be prepared.
A new main entrance to the hospital's emergency department will be created when the building is complete.
Not-for-profit hospitals say they have to pay to compete, but critics argue that the high salaries undermine the not-for-profits' message that their core business is mission-driven.
The writer calls for competitive wages and urges employees to speak out.
Call it synchronicity: donut shop and health care clinic opening up on Long Shoals Road in south Asheville.
The big hospital has big plans for construction and expansion.
It's the latest Mission move to keep expanding services.
New quarterly promo offers five percent of one day's sales to a local organization.
Jameson is going to work for Mission Health's marketing department.
Mission Health, just days after laying off 8 employees in its marketing and communications department and announcing that it was outsourcing some work to the local Integritive2 pr/marketing agency, the hospital system has posted job ...