Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS), the healthcare leader in the High Country, is comprised of two hospitals - Charles A. Cannon, Jr. Memorial Hospital in Linville and Watauga Medical Center in Boone - a physician practice management group - Appalachian Regional Medical Associates (ARMA) - The Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge in Blowing Rock - and Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation.
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System stays committed to promoting health in the High Country, enhancing quality of life and simply "making life better". This charge makes Appalachian Regional Healthcare System the premier healthcare system in this region.
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 and Excellence
Learn about all the changes at Appalachain Regional Healthcare System by downloading our Annual Report (PDF).