Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) is a not-for-profit health system serving 350,000 residents across Eastern Kentucky and Southern West Virginia. Operating ten hospitals, multi-specialty physician practices, home health agencies, HomeCare Stores and retail pharmacies, ARH is the largest provider of care and single largest employer in southeastern Kentucky and the third largest private employer in southern West Virginia.

The ARH system employs nearly 5,000 employees and has a network of more than 600 active and courtesy medical staff members representing various specialties.

Consistently recognized for its medical excellence, the ARH system is one of two Kentucky health systems to be named to the 2012 IMS Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Networks list of the most highly integrated healthcare networks in the nation, and was selected as the 2010 Outstanding Rural Health Organization in the nation by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). Most recently, the Harlan ARH Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare.



ARH Joins National Rural Health Day Celebration

ARH is joining the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and other state/national rural stakeholders in celebrating National Rural Health Day today. Read More

ARH Announces Fields will be new Community CEO at Harlan ARH Hospital

Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) has named Donnie Fields the new Community CEO at Harlan ARH Hospital. Read More

Stewart Named New System Director of ARH Home Services

Appalachian Regional Healthcare has announced Susan Stewart has been named System Director of Home Services for the health system’s home health and home durable medical store operations in Eastern Kentucky and Southern West Virginia. Read More

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