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There is a new way for some employees to see a doctor without losing significant pay and at the same time, the employer maintains productivity.  Watch the WLOS News 13 health alert here

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 9, 2015) – Mission Health is pleased to announce the addition of Betty Anne Mincey, MD to Angel Primary Care. Dr. Mincey joins Angel Primary Care from IPC – The Hospitalist Company where she served as a hospitalist for Community Hospice of Northeast Florida’s inpatient facilities in Jacksonville, Florida. 

“We are pleased to have Dr. Mincey join the team of exceptional providers at Angel Primary Care,” said Jim Bross, President, Angel Medical Center. “Communities such as Franklin are in need of more primary care physicians.  Dr. Mincey will be a valuable asset to the community and will help fill that need.”

Having a heart procedure can be scary, and getting back into life afterward often comes with apprehension and questions. One local doctor makes time to be there at a critical place. A person that's already had a heart attack is at the highest risk for another heart attack, which is why family physician Kit Helm volunteers so much time with patients at Cardiac Rehab at Angel Medical Center in Franklin. Click here to watch the WLOS health alert.

Mission Health is pleased to announce the opening of a new, woman-centric obstetrics, gynecology, and midwifery practice in Sylva and Bryson City. Elizabeth A. England, MD, has joined Mission Health and Mission Medical Associates, effective Aug. 4. Dr. England currently sees patients from the Mission Angel OB/GYN & Family Practice office located on Mission Health’s Angel Medical Center campus at 190 Riverview Street, Suite 2, in Franklin, which provides her the opportunity to offer much needed additional obstetrics and gynecologic care to the Western counties of our region.  The Mission Women’s Care office at 470 Center St. in Bryson City is scheduled to open in mid-September. The Mission Women’s Care Sylva office is set to open this fall. 

The new Angel Cancer Center works diligently to make outpatient services for both cancer and rehab patients both comfortable and conducive to quality care.  See the health alert from WLOS News 13's Jay Siltzer here.