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Patient Stories

Whether celebrating a birth or treating an illness, Appalachian Regional Healthcare System recognizes that each patient has a unique story to tell. Our
My Story
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Public invited to celebrate the retirement of Richard G. Sparks

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System invites you to celebrate the retirement of CEO Richard G. Sparks after 39 years of service.  

Successful moving day for residents of the new Foley Center

On a cold Wednesday, January 4th, Blowing Rock Rehabilitation and Davant Extended Care Center (BRR DECC) patients moved into their new home in the Foley Center at Chestnut Rid [ ... ]

Masks help prevent the spread of flu

  It’s flu season, and we want to do everything we can to keep our patients safe from infection. While we encourage all ARHS employees to receive the influenza vac [ ... ]

Heart Shape 2017: Heart Health and Stroke Prevention Event

Saturday, February 4, 2017
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Paul H Broyhill Wellness Center
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A vascular screening could save your life

Friday, February 3
Saturday, February 4, 2017
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Paul H Broyhill Wellness Center

Public invited to celebrate the retirement of Richard G. Sparks

Appalachian Regional Healthcare System invites you to celebrate the retirement of CEO Richard G. Sparks after 39 years of service.  

Longest-serving employee at Cannon Memorial Hospital retires after 51 years

Can you remember your first teenage job interview? For most of us, we can recall the “permission to borrow the family car” discussion with dad followed by unsolici [ ... ]

A Blowing Rock story: Connected at birth, together through life

Few relationships in life are more meaningful than those established at birth. This was certainly the case for Lorrine Miller, when in September 1951 she was delivered by Dr.  [ ... ]

A behind the scenes look at the hospital after dark

Few patients when entering the hospital consider all of the “behind the scenes” staff working on their behalf.

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Follow My Health Patient Portal - 24/7 anywhere, anytime access via computer, smartphone or tablet


Appalachian Regional Healthcare System offers an online tool that provides anywhere, anytime access to your personal health records! Our Appalachian Regional Follow My Health Patient Portal is an all-in-one personal health record and patient portal that lets you take a more active role in managing your health care! We believe an informed patient is a healthier patient!

Benefits of having an online patient portal:

  • Check your personal records anywhere, anytime using a computer, smartphone or tablet.
  • Make more informed health decisions
  • Save valuable time with online communication tools

Patient portal enrollment is currently only by invitation. Patients who meet the following criteria will receive an invitation:

  • Discharged from an inpatient unit at Cannon Memorial Hospital or Watauga Medical Center after July 15, 2014
  • Received hospital services from Cannon Memorial Hospital or Watauga Medical Center after October 18, 2014
  • Provided a valid email address during the registration process at Cannon Memorial Hospital or Watauga Medical Center
  • Provided proof of identity during the registration process or at our Health Information Management department

If you do not meet the criteria, you will not be able to connect to our Patient Portal at this time. If you believe you meet the criteria but did not receive an invitation, you will need to visit our Health Information Management department to supply the missing information in person.

You may contact our HIM department at (828) 262-9581 Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

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