Inpatient Physician Group - Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

During your hospital stay, a team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians and specialists work together to ensure that you receive the best medical care. They are committed to meeting your needs and sharing the information that you need to make the right decisions about your health. Understanding what is happening around you and to you is vital to the healing process.

The Inpatient Physician Groups at Cannon Memorial Hospital and Watauga Medical Center lead the medical teams that provides patient's treatment in the hospital.

Patient's care teams includes, but is not limited to: admissions specialists, case managers, social workers, nurses, therapists, pharmacists, dieticians, x-ray technicians, financial navigators, insurance specialists and physicians, many of whom work behind the scenes to support those who work at your bedside.

What is a Care Coordinator?

A care coordinator is a highly skilled nurse who works with the Inpatient Physician Group providers at Cannon Memorial Hospital and Watauga Medical Center and other members of your hospital care team. They assist in ensuring your plan of care in the hospital and your transition back into the community after discharge is well coordinated, thoughtful, and safe. They are also a great resource for you and your family to have quick and easy access to information related to your stay.

Care Coordinators

  • Meta Gatschenberger, RN
  • Margo Tremonte, RN
  • Terry McGuire, RN