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Mission Health Names CEO of Flagship Hospital in Asheville

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Mission Health

Mission Hospital has a new CEO at the helm.

On Tues., Mission Health announced in a news release Chad Patrick will serve as CEO for HCA Healthcare’s Mission Hospital, effective in mid- July.

The 763-bed Mission Hospital in Asheville is the flagship hospital for HCA Healthcare’s North Carolina Division.

Mission Health says Patrick has worked for the last six years as CEO of HCA Healthcare’s Orange Park Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL. Under his leadership, Mission says, the hospital opened a heart and lung center, pioneered robotic lung lobectomy surgery, doubled the size of the hospital’s ER and opened an inpatient rehabilitation center.