About Athens Regional Health System
Athens Regional Health System (ARHS) is one of northeast Georgia's largest healthcare systems. Made up of an acute care hospital with 350-plus beds, four urgent care centers, a quality network of physicians and specialists, a health maintenance organization and a home health agency, ARHS is committed to excellence and dedicated to improving the health, wellness and quality of life of our communities.
Athens Regional Medical Center Hospital
The cornerstone of ARHS is Athens Regional Medical Center (ARMC). ARMC is a hospital and regional referral center, offering services such as maternal/child, advanced imaging, minimally invasive surgeries, an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer approved oncology department, and a nationally recognized cardiovascular program.
Athens Regional is recognized among the TOP 100 in the nation in hospitals preferred by women. We are also among the best hospitals in the region for gastroenterology and pulmonary procedures according to US News and World Report and named the 2011 Large Hospital of the Year for the State of Georgia by the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals.
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Athens Area Employer
Athens Regional is the only locally owned and governed hospital in the region it serves. Our medical staff includes more than 250 professionals and there are more than 2,800 employees.
Athens Regional Serves Northeast Georgia Neighbors
Athens Regional is proud to serve a 17-county service area in northeast Georgia, including Athens-Clarke, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Madison, Jackson, Barrow, Walton, Morgan, Greene, Taliaferro, Wilkes, Elbert, Hart, Franklin, Banks, Stephens and Habersham.
Our health system also includes:
Health Plan Select - Area's only locally-owned health insurance plan
Athens Regional Physician Group - Our primary care physicians and specialists
Athens Regional FirstCare - Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine
Athens Regional Foundation - Philanthropic support for health system services