As the largest industry in the Asheville MSA, our healthcare presence can be defined as cutting-edge, esteemed and cost-effective. Responsible for 20 percent of the area’s employment, healthcare and health-related operations are the embodiment of service to our community by our community. With a host of world-class providers, research institutions and community organizations, companies that operate in the commercial healthcare, medical technology and pharmaceutical fields have a world of support on which they can rely. The depth and diversity of our healthcare network allows companies to do advanced work more compassionately, all while maintaining low business costs.

Leading Asheville’s reputation for quality care and leading technologies is Mission Health, the area’s largest employer. Consistently ranked as one of the best hospital systems in the country, Mission Health is vital to our economic well-being and continues to push our industry forward with their state-of-the-art practices across a variety of focus areas.