What happens to ambulance service now that Mission Health has been sold to the for-proft corporation HCA?

Mission Health has been providing Emergencey Management Services, including ambulance service, in Mitchell, Yancey, and Madison Counties for some time.  With the sale to HCA there has been much concern about what will happen to that service, which has been vital to many of our residents. As Mitchell County Commissioner Jacob Willis described at the …

Dogwood Health Trust has released the Leadership Profile for their CEO position

When the agreement between HCA and Mission Health was finalized, there was a letter agreement between Dogwood Health Trust (DHT) and NC Attorney General Josh Stein.  In it DHT indicated that their Board would be conducting a national search for its initial chief executive with the assistance of a national executive search firm. DHT hired …

What about Student Loan Forgiveness now that our hospital is owned by a for-profit company?

Update on 3/11/2019:  We heard from Jennifer Harrod in the AG's office that the official closing date of the HCA/Mission transaction was January 31, 2019, so the Effective Time was 12:00:01 a.m. on February 1, 2019.  This has been corrected in the last paragraph below. Also, there's a new page on Mission's website that gives …