About Us

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS), the leader for healthcare in the High Country, is comprised of two hospitals, thirteen medical practices, and a rehabilitation facility with a skilled nursing care wing. Appalachian Regional Healthcare System stays committed to promoting health in the High Country, enhancing quality of life and simply “making life better.

Mission

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.

Vision

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

Values

Compassion, Integrity, Excellence

News and Updates

The Lisa Cook Story: There is always room for one more at the table

The Lisa Cook Story: There is always room for one more at the table

Lisa Cook was born and raised in Miami, Florida. It was there that she learned how to pick, peel and eat wild sugar cane, launch mango seeds with a flick of the wrist and appreciate the sound of her father’s five-string banjo. During her teenage years she worked as a hotel maid, a cashier at Winn-Dixie and as a junkyard parts salvager. Now, she’s an integral part of serving 1,500 meals per day at the Healthcare System.

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Free Mental Health First Aid Training at Cannon Memorial Hospital

Free Mental Health First Aid Training at Cannon Memorial Hospital

Most of us would know how to help if we saw someone having a heart attack—we’d call 9-1-1. But too few of us would know how to respond if we saw someone having a panic attack or if we were concerned that a friend or co-worker might be showing signs of alcoholism. When more people are equipped…

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