Matters of the Heart: Keep Yours Healthy

Valentine's Day is coming but all of February is National Heart Month. You've heard that many women die of a broken heart. The truth is not that far off. While not exactly brought on by sadness or lost love heart disease is the No. 1... Read More

Thank You Dr. Steadman

The day was beautiful in the summer of 1990. Dr. J. Richard Steadman stepped into the operating room to perform his first operation at Vail Valley Medical Center. I recall the day as if it was yesterday. This day marked the beginning of... Read More

Thanks for Your Support

I'd like to send a heartfelt thank you to the men and women of the Eagle River Fire Protection District. In addition to serving our community and keeping us safe the members of ERFPD have volunteered their time to support patients at... Read More

New Board Chairman at Vail Valley Medical Center

Vail Health Services one of the two volunteer boards that govern the nonprofit Vail Valley Medical Center elected Michael Shannon as its new chairman. Former chairman Ron Davis will now lead the Vail Valley Medical Center Foundation.... Read More

Free Annual Wellness Visits in Eagle County

Now that the key word is “free” there is no excuse to avoid seeing the doctor. This goes for healthy people more than anyone. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act Medicare and most medical insurance companies are mandated to cover free... Read More

Cold and Flu – Which is Which & What to Do

Colorado along with much of the United States is experiencing a high level of influenza-related illness. Vail Valley Medical Center have seen about five percent more patients testing positive for the flu than last year with tests... Read More