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
Wings of Hope is a display of origami butterflies creating a vibrant wall of color for patients experience radiation treatment. Around the world, people view the butterfly as representing endurance, change, transformation and hope. Read More: Wings of Hope butterfly exhibit brings beauty and color to cancer patients
Watauga Medical Center has received the 2019 Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM, which recognizes hospital excellence in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stay. Read More: Watauga Medical Center Named Among Top 10% for Patient Safety
Community Paramedicine is an innovative new healthcare model that seeks to provide underserved patients with improved access to public health and preventative healthcare services. Read More: Avery Community Paramedicine Program established with $290,000 grant from The Duke Endowment