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A group of Mission Hospital nurses and their supporters rallied in downtown Asheville on Sunday afternoon to show their support of the nurses effort to unionize./ photo by Jason Sandford

Mission Hospital nurses rally as unionization vote nears

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.

by March 8, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Bernie Sanders: Mission Health nurses are unionizing, and I applaud them

Bernie Sanders: Mission Health nurses are unionizing, and I applaud them

Word of the unionization effort at Mission Health follows a recent public outcry over deteriorating work conditions at the hospital, which was recently purchased by HCA Healthcare.

by February 28, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
At left is Greg Lowe, president of the newly created Asheville-based North Carolina Division of HCA Healthcare, which comprises the recently purchased Mission Health system of six hospitals in Western North Carolina; and Terence van Arkel, the division's chief financial officer. The two met with Asheville media representatives on Thursday morning at the Mission Health SECU Cancer Center in Asheville. /photo by Jason Sandford

Mission Health, under HCA leadership, looks to growth, hiring

Mission Health has more than 700 job openings in Western North Carolina. The number on staffing need: registered nurses.

by June 21, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
Opinion: To continue to improve, Mission Hospital must understand suffering of both patients and nurses

Opinion: To continue to improve, Mission Hospital must understand suffering of both patients and nurses

Mission must renew its recommit to its stated values.

by April 4, 2015 10 comments Opinion
NPR: Mission Hospital ignores nurse’s debilitating back injuries

NPR: Mission Hospital ignores nurse’s debilitating back injuries

The case studio by NPR’s Daniel Zwerdling highlights how many hospitals across the country are shrugging off an epidemic of back injuries to nurses.

by February 19, 2015 3 comments Asheville News