Fact Sheets

It’s more than bricks and mortar…

It’s about investing in a healthier future for Western North Carolina


Mission Future Ready is about transforming healthcare, continuing to improve our high-quality medical treatment and anticipating the future needs of those we care for before, during and after they visit any one of our facilities.Ronald A. Paulus, MD President and CEO Mission Health


Construction Economic Impact – Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine


Mission Hospital Advanced Medicine construction project is forecasted to support nearly 2,300 jobs at the height of construction and generate approximately $160 million new labor income for households over course of the project

Learn All About Our Commitment to Community Investment


For Mission Health, community investment has been an integral part of our history and culture for more than a century. Today, it helps drive innovation and contributes to our ranking as one of the nation’s highest quality health systems. At the heart of our health system is the relationship between our member hospitals and the communities we serve.


Click here to find details about the projects underway that will help us provide and support good health throughout western North Carolina. It is our to be at the forefront of innovation that brings the latest technology to our patients, close to home.


Angel Medical Center


Angel Medical Center’s Certificate of Need was approved for a replacement hospital with no more than 30 beds, three shared operating rooms and one gastrointestinal endoscopy procedure room. Construction is planned to start in February 2019 with the completion of the replacement hospital in late 2021. The selected site of 1 Center Court in Franklin will offer a more centrally located and easier-to-access location for patients, visitors and staff and will also allow for potential future expansion.

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital


The new emergency department addition opened at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital in the summer of 2017 and offers both an aesthetically pleasing environment and state-of-the-art care. The 6,800-square-foot addition features a triage room and four exam rooms. Another exam room is designed to safely accommodate behavioral health patients. Also included is a large, state-of-the-art trauma room. All exam rooms are clustered around a central nurse work station and medication station to ensure exceptional care for Highlands, Cashiers and the surrounding community.


Mission Hospital McDowell


The new Mission Hospital McDowell was designed to serve this community’s unique and growing healthcare needs now and into the future. This cutting-edge, three-floor, 105,000 square-foot facility was designed to provide the most current technology, effective care, and customized, easy-to-access care for patients and families. Enhanced operating rooms, five dedicated birthing suites, and family zones that prioritize the comfort of families and loved ones help Mission Hospital McDowell to provide exceptional care in a state-of-the-art facility, close to home.

Transylvania Regional Hospital


The new emergency department at Transylvania Regional hospital was designed to better serve the community’s changing needs and provide the highest quality patient care. The emergency department renovation includes more patient rooms, larger spaces for patients and families as well as the ability to quickly turn patient rooms into trauma rooms and includes additional behavioral health rooms. These changes lead to treating more patients with less wait times and a better overall patient experience.