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Mission shares Healthgrades rating

Jan 24, 2024 07:56AM ● By WNC Business

ASHEVILLE – Mission Hospital announced that it is one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for 2024, according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients. This achievement puts Mission Hospital in the top 1% of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance across the most common conditions and procedures. This is the 9th consecutive year Mission Hospital is among America’s 50 Best, and Mission is the only hospital in North Carolina to make America’s Best Hospitals list.

“The team at Mission Hospital is committed to quality care, and we are proud of this recognition for our hospital and our specialty teams. We continue to work diligently to raise the bar daily and provide exceptional care to our patients," said Chad Patrick, CEO of Mission Hospital.  “We are grateful to Healthgrades for their independent evaluation of our clinical excellence.”

Healthgrades evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 31 of the most common conditions and procedures at nearly 4,500 hospitals across the country to identify the top-performing hospitals. 

Healthgrades awards recognize the top one, two and five percent of hospitals in the country for clinical excellence – providing consumers with resources to enhance their healthcare journey. In addition to being one of the Top 50 Best Hospitals, Healthgrades also recognized Mission Hospital in the following areas, for which we have previously been recognized, for 2024:

  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ 2024
  • 1st in the state for Cardiology
  • 1st in the state for Critical Care
  • 1st in the state for Gastrointestinal Care
  • 1st in the state for Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • 3rd in the state for Gastrointestinal Medicine
  • 3rd in the state for Pulmonary Care
  • 3rd in the state for Stroke Care

“Healthgrades commends Mission Hospital for their leadership and continued dedication to high quality care,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “As one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals, Mission Hospital is elevating the standard for quality care nationwide and ensuring superior outcomes for the patients in their community.”  

Consumers can visit to learn more about how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access a patient-friendly overview of how they rate and why hospital quality matters here

About Mission Health:
Mission Health, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, is based in Asheville, North Carolina, and is the state’s sixth largest health system. Mission Health operates six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region’s only dedicated Level II trauma center. Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit

About Healthgrades:
Healthgrades is dedicated to empowering stronger and more meaningful connections between patients and their healthcare providers. As the #1 platform for finding a doctor and a leader in healthcare transparency, Healthgrades helps millions of consumers each month find and schedule appointments with their healthcare professional of choice and prepare for their appointments with best-in-class, treatment-focused content.

Healthgrades' health system, large group practice, and life sciences marketing solutions have been helping our partners reach and engage consumers who are on their way to the doctor for over 20 years.

Source: Mission Health