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 ARH Hospital to become Tug Valley ARH Regional Medical Center
Appalachian Regional Healthcare, Inc. has announced that its hospital in South Williamson, Kentucky, is changing its name to Tug Valley ARH Regional Medical Center. The new name reflects the 148-bed facility’s growth and commitment to providing enhanced inpatient and outpatient services to communities across the Tug Valley region. Read More
Manchester Memorial Hospital Joins Forces with ARH Cardiology Associates and UK Gill Heart Institute
ARH Cardiology Associates and the University of Kentucky's Gill Heart Institute announced today a new partnership with Manchester Memorial Hospital (MMH) to offer Clay County and surrounding areas access to advanced cardiology services. Read More
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Protect Your Skin During the Hot Days of August
With the hot and humid days of August and end-of-summer getaways, it is still important to protect your skin from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types. More than 3.5 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States, and more than 76,000 cases of melanoma (the most serious form of skin cancer) are expected to be diagnosed in 2014.