Mission Health, based inÂ Asheville,Â North Carolina, is the state's sixth-largest health system, serving much of western North Carolina with more than 12,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers.
Mission Health, which traces its roots in the region back to 1885, operates six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, home health provider CarePartners, 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, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Trauma, Women's Health and Mission Children's Hospital, the region's only children's hospital.
Mission Hospital, located in Asheville, is the system's flagship hospital and is licensed for 795 beds. It is the regional referral center for tertiary and quaternary care.
Other Mission Health member hospitals include Angel Medical Center inÂ Franklin, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital inÂ Spruce Pine, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital inÂ Highlands, McDowell Hospital in Marion andÂ Transylvania Regional HospitalÂ inÂ Brevard.