Pretty Up for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and pink is popping up all over. Our local firefighters are pink our local beer (Crazy Mountain Brewery) is pink and our local salons and spas are really pink. Throughout the month of October... Read More

Meant to Be

Dr. Barry Hammaker | General Surgery WHETHER IN A WAR ZONE OR nestled safely in the mountains Dr. Barry Hammaker puts family first. It was Hammaker's own father who initially sparked his interest in being a... Read More

Myths Busted: The Flu Vaccine

It's that time again flu season. Influenza (flu) is a serious contagious disease that affects thousands of people each year. One of the best ways to prevent contracting the flu is to get the flu vaccine. Unfortunately each year many... Read More

Medical Gifts for Uganda

One man's treasure is another man's trash so the saying goes. Not that the X-ray machine was really trash it had helped countless patients over the years. But as Vail Valley Medical Center upgraded the machine to newer digital... Read More

Snedeker's Wins Come After Vail Surgery

How many career-changing events can you have in one year? Four and counting if you are professional golf star Brandt Snedeker. Snedeker had hip surgery at the Steadman Clinic in November of 2011 won a PGA tournament 90 days... Read More

Those Were the Days

Ask a bunch of local doctors about starting the hospital and youget stories. Like the time a guy shot himself in the heart with a nail gun.Or when a father accidentally shot his son in the head. (We'll giveaway the ending: The... Read More

VVMC Earns Nuclear Medicine Accreditation

VVMC has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation innuclear medicine as the result of a recent review by the AmericanCollege of Radiology (ACR). Nuclear medicine is a branch of medicalimaging that uses small amounts of... Read More