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Successful Health Clinic

Bakersville Community Medical Clinic held a very successful Health Clinic on Saturday, giving free checks of both cholesterol and diabetes. Bakersville Community Medical Clinic does accept new patients. The clinic is open Monday through Friday for regular hours and also on Tuesday (more)

New Telestroke Technology Available

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center recently partnered with Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) to provide Telestroke services at Watauga Medical Center and Cannon Memorial Hospital. The Wake Forest Baptist Telestroke Network serves in approximately 24 counties in western North Carolina and southern Virginia. Its goal is to assist community hospitals in their efforts to prevent (more)

Appalachian Regional Changes To Value Based Care

CHESS (a population health management company based in High Point) and Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) have announced that they have joined into a long-term partnership that will assist the Boone-based health system in changing its healthcare delivery model from one based on fee-for-service (volume-based) to one rooted in pay-for-performance (value-based). (more)

Ribbon Cutting at Mauzy-Phillips Center

The ribbon cutting was held Thursday for the new Mauzy-Phillips Center at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. The Center will offer a centralized location of services including family care physicians, surgical specialists, lab, general diagnostics and retail pharmacy. (more)

Post Acute Care Center Planned

Throughout his successful career in manufacturing, Dennis Foley always had a knack for identifying problems and developing solutions. No one has benefited more from this positive outlook on business and life than his wife of 51 years, Diane. In 2002, while living in Boone, NC, she was diagnosed with lymphoma. Dennis utilized his problem solving skills in researching the best options for his (more)