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.

 

 

Commonly Asked Questions About SUN/NNU Contract Negotiations

ARH is offering the following commonly asked questions about SUN/NNU contract negotiations designed to help keep ARH employees and the public fully informed. Read More

ARH Files Two Federal Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against SUN/NNU Unions

On Wednesday, April 23, ARH filed two additional Federal Unfair Labor Practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against the Southern United Nurses/National Nurses United (SUN/NNU) unions for their failure to bargain to reach a contract for ARH’s registered nurses. Read More

Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About Strikes

ARH is offering the following list of commonly asked questions about strikes, along with information designed to fully inform ARH employees, and public, about the rights of workers under the law. Learn more after the link. Read More

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