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 By Michele Pilon    Opinion    May 6, 2019

Nurses Create Positive Outcomes Through Expertise

Typically, the blossoming of spring is in full effect in western North Carolina during the month of May. This is also the month when we get the chance to recognize the caring professionals who make Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) what it is: A f...

 

Guest Column: TRH Rehab Services Help Patients Live Fully

We often associate emergency services, specialty care, or the latest and greatest new treatments on the horizon for such things as cancer and heart disease with the services that hospitals provide. One service area that can go unsung but is...

 

Guest Column: How Hospital Care Changes Help Patients

The health care industry has gone through sweeping changes during the last 20 years: value-based care has replaced traditional fee-for-service billing, patients have become much more active participants in their own care and the teams who deliver...

 

Guest Column: Transylvania Regional Hospital Lowers Risk For Heart Disease

We associate February with love, and this year I ask you to love yourself by learning about how to take care of your heart. February is National Heart Month, which makes it the ideal time to remind everyone that Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH)...

 

Build Resilience In 2019 With Easy Health Shifts

Most everyone I know, myself included, creates a few New Year’s resolutions each year. Many have to do with taking better care of ourselves, with the end goal of improving our health. Unfortunately, after just a few months elapse, the resolutions...

 

TRH Grateful For Bonds With Patients, Community

The holidays are a time to reflect on the very many things we have to be grateful for. One of the privileges I have as president and CNO of Transylvania Regional Hospital is observing or hearing stories about how our team members touch the lives of o...

 

TRH To Expand Cancer Services With New Center - Brevard NC

October has come to be associated with breast cancer awareness, but whether a patient is diagnosed with breast, lung, colon, prostate or another type of cancer, Transylvania Regional Hospital is here to help. We’re proud of our expansive services...

 

TRH Is Being Progressive In Battling Abuse Of Painkillers

September is National Pain Awareness Month, and I want our community to know that Transylvania Regional Hospital is committed to safely and responsibly alleviating pain for our patients – whether it’s temporary postsurgical pain or a chronic...

 

Guest Column: Mission Change Is 'Great News' For Locals

Following the announcement by Mission Health that it has entered discussions with Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare about potentially joining that organization, I was approached by members of the Transylvania Regional Hospital family and the...

 

Guest Column: Transylvania Hospital Prioritizes Patient Safety

Every medical care provider I know would certainly list patient safety as the top priority in their work with patients, and the most significant contributor – aside from their expertise – to successful patient outcomes. National regulatory...

 

Guest Column: TRH Offers Key Specialty Services

As we move into 2018, it’s an ideal time to inform our community about Transylvania Regional Hospital’s (TRH) many services and programs. TRH is an award-winning, full-service Critical Access Hospital. This means that community members can...

 

TRH Strengthened By Mission Health Membership - Brevard, NC

By Michele Pilon As we enter 2018, many of us have carefully considered our New Year’s resolutions. We’re now all ready to live up to the goals we’ve set for ourselves, or at least give it our best shot. Our goal at Transylvania Regional Hospit...

 

Membership In Mission Health Is Beneficial

One of my top priorities is listening to any community concerns in my role as hospital president and chief nursing officer of Transylvania Regional Hospital. I’ve enjoyed meeting with so many of you via public forums, including the Pisgah Forest...

 

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