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Watauga Medical Center earns “A” grade for patient safety in Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grad...

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4th Annual Lighting of the Tree at Watauga Medical Center

December 14, 2017
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Watauga Medical Center Auditorium Directions

NEW Better Breathers Club

2nd Wednesday of each month 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center
232 Boone Heights Drive Directions

Speaker Event: Rural Health and Health Care in America, Challenges and Opportunities

Thursday, November 9
11:00 a.m.
Schafer Center for the Performing Arts

Blood Drive at Watauga Medical Center - Dec 20
Advance Directives

December 20, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Watauga Medical Center Auditorium
336 Deerfield Rd, Boone, NC Directions

Candy Jones, RN: nurse knits healthcare system and community together
Candy Jones, RN

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Local 11-year-old starts a beary special program at Watauga Medical Center

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Scholarship helps student and patients breathe easier

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Your health is our priority. That’s why Appalachian Regional Healthcare System continues to raise the bar for cardiac care in the High Country. Our comprehensive program features an array of services including The Cardiology Center, a state-of-the-art interventional and cardiac catheterization lab and cardiac rehabilitation programs. Thanks to our expert team of cardiologists, our cutting edge technology, and procedural capability, the majority of our patients may stay close to home for their cardiac health needs.

Cardiology Lab Requisition
Patient Referral Form for The Cardiology Center

Services

Afib Monitors

Arrhythmia Clinic

Cardiac Resynchronization

Cardiology Consultations

Cardiovascular Interventions

Defibrillators

Diagnostic Catheterizations

Echocardiograms

EKGs

Exercise Treadmill Tests

Heart Monitors

Implantable Monitors

Nuclear Stress Tests

Pacemakers

Stents

Stress Echocardiograms


Locations

 

The Cardiology Center

175 Mary Street
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-9664

 

Cardiology services are also available at Grandfather Specialty Clinic (Linville, NC) and Jefferson Specialty Clinic (Jefferson, NC). Call (828) 264-9664 to schedule an appointment.

 


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More Information

American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center
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The American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center at Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) serves healthcare providers as well as people from the community by providing training in basic and advanced life support.


Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
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Appalachian Regional Healthcare System offers Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation for cardiac diagnosis. Appalachian Regional Healthcare System works with individuals as inpatients, upon release from the hospital and as outpatients to promote a healthy lifestyle and take steps to prevent a future cardiac event.


Coronary Calcium Scoring
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Coronary calcium scoring (CCS) is a proven, non-invasive method that can directly identify plaque buildup in the coronary (heart) arteries. The coronary calcium scoring screen is a CT scan that only provides a small fraction of the dose of a routine chest CT.


Electrophysiology
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Appalachian Regional Healthcare System introduced to the High Country the first electrophysiology program to provide leading edge, exceptional care for persons with cardiac arrhythmias and the need for pacemaker and defibrillator implantation and management.


Heart Failure
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Appalachian Regional Healthcare System offers patients affected from heart failure, technology and experience without having to leave the High Country.


Interventional Cardiology / Cardiac Catheterization
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Appalachian Regional Healthcare System established a therapeutic cardiac catheterization program for the treatment of individuals suffering from blockages that can occur in the heart. Interventional cardiology services, including angioplasty and stenting, are performed at Appalachian Regional Healthcare System Cardiac Catheterization/Electrophysiology Laboratory.


64-slice CT Technology

The fastest, most powerful computed tomography (CT) scanner on the market is available at Appalachian Regional Healthcare System. 64-slice CT Technology can synchronize with a patient's heart rhythm and capture images between beats, allowing physicians to obtain images so detailed they can see plaque on the inside of coronary arteries.