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.“
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
To comply with federal and state regulations, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) requires masking by all employees, volunteers, patients and visitors in all facilities, regardless of vaccination status. Read More: Masks required inside all ARHS facilities
In preparation for a new hospital patient bed tower, Watauga Medical Center will experience changes to the entrances, exits and parking lots over the next few months. Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) announced that construction on the new patient bed tower began this week. Read More: Watauga Medical Center and Cancer Center Entrance and Parking Updates
Most people will get the same Medicaid services in a new way – through health plans. You will be able to choose the health plan that is best for you. You will also choose a primary care provider (PCP). Read More: Medicaid Changes: What is changing and what should you do?