Healthcare

Ashe County residents enjoy access to the highly recognized Ashe Memorial Hospital.  Ashe Memorial was recently named a top 100 critical access hospital in the nation by iVantage Health Analytics, and provides acute care and other services to the citizens of the County. 

For nearly 75 years, Ashe Memorial Hospital has delivered exceptional medical care and has excellent leadership.  Laura Lambeth, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has been recognized as one of the top 50 rural hospital CEOs by the 2015 Becker's Hospital Review.  With a recent Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey which measures patient satisfaction, Ashe Memorial received an excellent ranking compared to other hospitals in the region.  See Ashe Memorial’s ranking below:

Patient Perceptions of Care

Data Source:  http://www.nationalresearch.com

About Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Patient Satisfaction Scores (HCAHPS): HCAHPS provides a standardized national survey and a method of data collection that measures patients' perspectives on hospital care.  In effect, the HCAHPS measurement enables a valid comparison across all hospitals and an "apples to apples" comparison.

Ashe Memorial offers services in a wide range of specialty areas which include: