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Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement

AppOrtho is the only orthopedics practice in western NC to offer robotics-assisted partial and total knee replacement using the NAVIO® surgical system, only at Watauga Medical Center.

Urgent Care and Walk-in Care

Together We Fight Breast Cancer

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) along with many other High Country businesses and organizations, have planned Together We Fight community events and fundraisers.

Cannon Memorial Hospital Expansion

Cannon Memorial Hospital Renovations

Renovations are underway to create a new 8-bed acute care unit, followed by  an additional 27 behavioral health inpatient beds.

Bladder Control Issues: A common problem that may be overlooked

Bladder Control Issues: A common problem that may be overlooked

More women tend to be bothered by bladder control issues than men, but the underlying causes tend to be different. Your primary care provider (PCP) will often screen you for these conditions during your annual wellness visit, but occasionally this problem gets overlooked. There are solutions, and continual leakage is not something that one must live with. Read More: Bladder Control Issues: A common problem that may be overlooked

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Roger’s Reason: Finding purpose in volunteering

Roger’s Reason: Finding purpose in volunteering

From the very beginning, Roger Mashke has always had a knack for interacting with and helping people. Whether it was running a successful television business or working as a volunteer firefighter, leaving a positive impact on another individual has always been his main source of motivation. That’s why when given the opportunity to volunteer for Charles A. Cannon Jr. Memorial Hospital, he knew it was what he wanted to do. Four years later, Mashke is still one of the most dedicated volunteers we have at Cannon Memorial Hospital and Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) as a whole.  Read More: Roger’s Reason: Finding purpose in volunteering

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Mission Accomplished: ARHS and Liberty Senior Living announce partnership

Mission Accomplished: ARHS and Liberty Senior Living announce partnership

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) has agreed to a partnership with Wilmington, N.C.-based Liberty Senior Living (Liberty) to develop a senior living campus on the 68-acre tract at Chestnut Ridge in Blowing Rock, N.C.

Details of the partnership are still developing, but ARHS President and CEO Chuck Mantooth is very optimistic. He commented, “We have a contract and are awaiting just a few regulatory approvals. In the meantime, Liberty is consulting on the operation of The Foley Center and developing a milestones-based approach toward building the retirement facility. Eventually, The Foley Center and the retirement facility will operate together seamlessly as a full continuum of care.” Read More: Mission Accomplished: ARHS and Liberty Senior Living announce partnership

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Bladder Control Issues: A common problem that may be overlooked

More women tend to be bothered by bladder control issues than men, but the underlying causes tend to be different. Your primary care provider (PCP) will often screen you for these conditions during your annual wellness visit, but occasionally this problem gets overlooked. There are solutions, and continual leakage is not something that one must live with. Read More: Bladder Control Issues: A common problem that may be overlooked

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