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 kid was... 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

Cassat Joins Steadman Clinic

The Steadman Clinic an orthopedic clinic with facilitieslocated in Vail and Frisco has hired Dr. Michael Cassat to joinits specialized team of physicians. Cassat brings a family medicineand primary care sports medicine background to the... Read More

How to Stay Healthy at Altitude

Moving on up isn't always so comfortable. High-altitude livingcan bring about physical stresses and it's important to assistyour body in adjusting to mountain elevations. Pam Westfall is a registered nurse at Vail Valley MedicalCenter.... Read More

Vail Doc Swims English Channel

If you're Dr. Tom Hackett swimming the English Channel is the second most fun you can have in the dark. It really was a dark and stormy night when Hackett orthopaedic surgeon with the Steadman Clinic swam 34 miles across the English... Read More

Is Your Child's Heart Sports Ready?

When a high school football player died of sudden cardiac death it shook a community. When an Olympic favorite in volleyball died in the same tragic way it shook a world. Every year 2000 people under the age of 25 die from sudden... Read More