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Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS), the leader for healthcare in the High Country, is comprised of two hospitals, thirteen medical practices, Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center, The Rehabilitation Center, The Breast Center and the Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center. Appalachian Regional Healthcare System stays committed to promoting health in the High Country, enhancing quality of life and simply “making life better.

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To support the provision of high quality, compassionate healthcare for the mountain region of northwest North Carolina, northeast Tennessee with a spirit of teamwork based on a set of operating values.


Build a regional healthcare system that results in healthier individuals and enhanced quality of life.


Compassion, Integrity, Excellence

The Evolution of Spine Surgery

The Evolution of Spine Surgery

According to some sources, medical knowledge is expanding exponentially and doubles every 73 days. That’s a lot of change for physicians and surgeons to keep up with. In this video, Dr. Jim Califf discusses the evolution of spine surgery that he has seen throughout his career as an orthopedic…

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