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.



Williamson, Harlan ARH Hospitals Join Markey Affiliate Network

Eastern Kentucky faces some of the highest rates of cancer incidence and mortality in the nation, but two hospitals in the Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) system are stepping up the fight against cancer. Today, Williamson ARH Hospital in South Williamson, Ky. and Harlan ARH Hospital announced a new affiliation with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, the state's first and only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center. Read More

ARH HomeCare Stores Now Offer Guardian Medical Monitoring’s Personal Monitoring Systems

The ARH HomeCare Stores are proud to announce a new affiliation with Guardian Medical Monitoring, Inc. a leading national provider of Personal EMERGENCY RESPONSE Systems (PERS) in the United States. Read More

Williamson ARH Hospital Awarded $4.3 million USDA Community Facilities Loan for expansion

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Administrator for Rural Housing Services and Community Facilities Tony Hernandez announced today Williamson ARH Hospital has been awarded a $4.3 million to expand health care services and create local jobs in eastern Kentucky. The funds will increase hospital capacity, expand health care services, and create continued economic opportunity in the region. Read More

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