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Michael Shannon Column | VVMC Independence

Independence-it's a word that carries great freedoms, as well as great responsibilities. For Vail Valley Medical Center, it means we are completely self-funded and independently governed. The hospital's independence has... Read More

Eagle County Super Kid

Growing up on a ranch, it was natural for Bailee Boles, 15, to learn to ride before she could walk. Horses always have been - and if this adventurous teen has her way, always will be - part of her life. In the summer of 2014,... Read More

Perinatal Services Through The Years

It's been a long and fascinating journey for Amy Lavigne, the manager of perinatal services at VVMC. She started as an acute care nurse in the Detroit suburbs before moving to Colorado in 1999. Once here, she hardly looked back.... Read More

Tips To Improve Your Form For Winter Sports

This article was first published in VVMC's Vail Health Magazine, spring 2016 edition. Free copies are available at newsstands throughout Eagle County. Howard Head Sports Medicine's physical therapists Zack Dicristino,... Read More

A Plan For The Future

Eagle County's hospital of the future is unfolding and I am pleased to share our progress. For more than 50 years Vail Valley Medical Center has grown with the community and our campus in Vail was due for modernization. We are... Read More

VVMC Gives Back To The Community

There have been some recent articles discussing the level of charity care provided by Vail Valley Medical Center. I thought it would be important for the community to understand what the term charity care represents as well as the full... Read More

Eagle County Super Kid Jack Arnot

Jack Arnot grew up casting a traditional spinner reel with his mom, Katie Mazzia, a registered dietitian nutritionist at Vail Valley Medical Center. At 10, his dad gave him a fly-fishing rod and he became, well, hooked. After... Read More

Super Tips For Superfoods

Yes, Kale and spinach may be two of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet, but if you don't consume them in a specific way, you risk missing out on some of the most important health benefits - a real shame, especially if... Read More