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Hendersonville, N.C. (August 26, 2013) – Park Ridge Health welcomed U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows Friday during a visit to discuss health care issues in Western North Carolina.
"Health care is an extremely important issue for the people in my district, and my visit to Park Ridge Health allowed me the opportunity to dialogue with hospital staff and physicians to learn more about the specific health care needs in Western North Carolina,” Congressman Meadows said. "I commend Park Ridge Health as a community hospital for its commitment to promoting health and wellness, and I am grateful to the dedicated physicians who care for patients in our region.”
Although Congressman Meadows visited Park Ridge Health last year to tour the hospital facility, this year he met with several Park Ridge Health physicians and officials.
"I was impressed by Congressman Meadows and his understanding of health care issues, as well as his willingness to hear from physicians,” said Dr. Keith Maxwell, orthopedic and spine surgeon with Southeastern Sports Medicine.
“We are grateful to Congressman Meadows for taking the time to visit with Park Ridge Health and for listening to our physicians, who understand personally the changes we are facing in health care,” said Jimm Bunch, President and CEO of Park Ridge Health.
About Park Ridge Health:
Park Ridge Health was built by Henderson County residents, and more than 100 years later is a beloved piece of our growing community’s health care network, providing quality, compassionate care in a Christian environment. In 1986, Park Ridge Health partnered with Adventist Health System, joining a family of 43 exceptional not-for-profit community hospitals across the country. Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region, Park Ridge Health provides personalized care throughout Western North Carolina, offering a dedicated network of more than 130 primary care and specialty providers, cardiac care and rehab, state-of-the-art surgical care, nationally awarded cancer services, full-service orthopedic care and the only accredited hyperbaric medicine facility in Western North Carolina. For more information about Park Ridge Health or to find a physician, please visit http://www.parkridgehealth.org or call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).