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ARHS Wins a Studer Group Excellence in Patient Care Award for Employee Engagement

Healthcare organizations today are tasked with constantly providing higher quality care at a lower cost. Every aspect of the patient experience must be approached with a passi [ ... ]

Cancer could not steal joy from retired App State professor

How do you feel when you learn that someone close to you has been diagnosed with cancer? Most of us are flooded with empathy and a desire to help, but do not know where to sta [ ... ]

13th annual Pretty in Pink event provides mammograms in Avery County

Pictured above: Vickie Fuller, Angela Wilson, Pat Parks. Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’s 13th Annual Pretty in Pink event was held on June 16, 2017 at Linville [ ... ]

Local 11-year-old starts a beary special program at Watauga Medical Center

  Few things in life can seem scarier than the thought of surgery – especially for an 11-year-old. After her tonsillectomy at Watauga Medical Center, Lula Bovino a [ ... ]

Scholarship helps student and patients breathe easier

Have you ever received a scholarship and wondered what it could mean for your future? Callie Crump, Pulmonary Navigator at Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS),  [ ... ]

Nursing school scholarship leads to second career opportunity at Cannon Memorial Hospital

An interesting series of serendipitous events led William Orr to Cannon Memorial Hospital. As a child, Orr desired to follow in his father’s footsteps by serving in the [ ... ]

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NorthWest AHEC LogoNorthwest Area Health Education Center

The Northwest AHEC Library is located on the first floor of Watauga Medical Center. The library serves healthcare professionals in a 5 county area (Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Watauga and Wilkes counties) as well as healthcare students in the local community colleges.

The public is welcome to do research at the library as well. The majority of our collection of medical information is clinical.

AHEC Library Hours
Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
AHEC Library Manager
Robin Daniels
(828) 262-4300
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For more information, visit the Northwest AHEC website.