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Vail Health: Join Our Team

Oct 05, 2022

With positions clinical and non-clinical, from Summit County, Eagle County, the Eagle River Valley to the Roaring Fork Valley, discover a position for you in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado at Vail Health. Why join Vail Health? To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors, and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the unique routes that brought us all here.

Integrated Behavioral Health | Saving Lives in Eagle County

Oct 05, 2022

Integrated Behavioral Health at Vail Health and Colorado Mountain Medical is saving lives, and preventing patients with behavioral health crises from spending a night in the emergency room. That's not only alleviating a burden on emergency rooms, it's saving Eagle County locals hundreds of thousands of dollars in unnecessary medical bills. Shannatay Bergeron of Colorado Mountain Medical and Kala Bettis of Vail Health Behavioral Health have the details on how Integrated Behavioral Health helps providers recognize a patient in need, and get them the right care that they need.

COVID-19 Update | Bivalent Boosters Available at Colorado Mountain Medical

Oct 04, 2022

The bivalent COVID-19 booster shot is here at Colorado Mountain Medical. If you've never had a COVID-19 vaccine before, however, there's a proper protocol you should follow prior to you or a loved one receiving the new booster. Joseph Hess and Jamie Piccirillo have all the details you need.

Meet Joe Drew | Nurse Practitioner at Colorado Mountain Medical

Oct 04, 2022

Practicing as an Nurse Practitioner for four years and many years prior as an RN, Joe Drew enjoys working with patients to help manage chronic pain medication, dealing with pain after a surgery, working with people who are managing their addictions, and with medical detox administration. Addiction psychiatry is its own specialty and Joe does treat patients with addictions needing Suboxone or other specific addiction medications.

Meet Irina Pratt, NP | Internal Medicine

Sep 29, 2022

Irina Pratt is a long time resident of the Vail Valley, recently returned from a stint in the Front Range, and is a new internal medicine nurse practitioner at Colorado Mountain Medical. Joseph Hess from Colorado Mountain Medical has all the details.

Meet Mónica Grafals, MD | Internal Medicine

Sep 29, 2022

Dr. Mónica Grafals is a board certified Internal Medicine and Nephrology physician. She is also UNOS certified in Transplantation. She earned a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University as well as a Masters in Business Administration from University of Colorado. Dr. Grafals loves all aspects of medicine and is thrilled to serve the community at the Eagle River Valley and increase access in healthcare.

What is Care Coordination at Colorado Mountain Medical?

Sep 29, 2022

Coordinating the care between providers and clinics within the Colorado Mountain Medical system is essential to providing the best care for our patients. Shannatay Bergeron speaks with Vaneza Serna to get all the details.

Meet Laura Boyer, MD | OB/GYN

Sep 29, 2022

Laura Boyer is a new OBGYN provider at Colorado Mountain Medical. Dr. Boyer also specializes in utilizing the da Vinci Xi Surgical System robot for minimally invasive surgeries for OBGYN cases at Vail Health hospital. Dr. Boyer joins Colorado Mountain Medical and will be seeing patients starting in November 2022.

Get Your Flu Vaccine at Colorado Mountain Medical

Sep 14, 2022

It's September, which means autumn is almost here in Colorado. That means it's time for your flu vaccine. Shannatay Bergeron and Joseph Hess of Colorado Mountain Medical have all the details on where, how, and what format you can get your flu vaccine in (including flumist.)

What is the Patient Care Tech Program at Colorado Mountain Medical?

Aug 16, 2022

Hiring qualified medical staff in mountain communities is tougher than ever. To help stimulate our local mountain economies, offer jobs to locals, and fill vacant positions, Colorado Mountain Medical proactively began their Patient Care Technician Program, which offers training for locals to enter the healthcare field and offer the best care to our locals and visitors. The first class to graduate from this rigorous program received their certifications this August. Shannatay Bergeron and Katelynne Parks from Colorado Mountain Medical have all the details on how you can begin your own healthcare career.

Colorado Mountain Medical’s Behavioral Health Team WINS VVP Award

May 12, 2022

Colorado Mountain Medical’s Behavioral Health Team has won the 2022 Vail Valley Partnership "Chairman's Award." Congratulations to Colorado Mountain Medical! Casey Wolfington and Chris Lindley have the details on why Colorado Mountain Medical won this distinguished award, and what it means for our community.

How Thyroid Disorders Can Impact Your Health

Apr 21, 2022

Shannatay Bergeron sits down with Rebecca Adochio, board-certified endocrinologist at Colorado Mountain Medical, to discuss how if your thyroid isn't working correctly, it can negatively impact your health. Dr. Adochio unpacks the various disorders or diseases associated with your thyroid, how to understand symptoms, and when you should go see Dr. Adochio to treat thyroid conditions.

How to Prevent Osteoporosis

Apr 21, 2022

Shannatay Bergeron sits down with Rebecca Adochio, board-certified endocrinologist at Colorado Mountain Medical, to discuss how you can take actions today to prevent osteoporosis, or, if you have a family history of osteoporosis, how you can lessen your risk of it later in life.

What is Osteoporosis?

Apr 21, 2022

Shannatay Bergeron sits down with Rebecca Adochio, board-certified endocrinologist at Colorado Mountain Medical, to discuss what osteoporosis is, who is vulnerable to it, and what symptoms to look out for if you're vulnerable to osteoporosis.

What is Diabetes?

Mar 28, 2022

What is diabetes? What are the types of diabetes? Shannatay Bergeron of Colorado Mountain Medical sits down with Vail Health's board certified endocrinologist Rebecca Adochio, MD, to discuss diabetes, the symptoms, and how there are more cases of diabetes in Colorado than you might expect.

What is Endocrinology?

Mar 28, 2022

What is Endocrinology? Shannatay Bergeron of Colorado Mountain Medical sits down with Vail Health's board certified endocrinologist Rebecca Adochio, MD, to discuss the importance of endocrinology, and how an appointment with Dr. Adochio might benefit you.

Meet OB/GYN & Robotic Surgeon Paige Monnet, MD

Jan 24, 2022

Dr. Monnet was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma and is a new resident of the Vail Valley. She's a new OBGYN at Colorado Mountain Medical, and specializes in robotic surgery. She grew up skiing here in the mountains and knew this is where she wanted to call home one day. Her interests include minimally invasive surgery, adolescent gynecology, and endometriosis. She was trained on the Da Vinci robot and is working towards bringing this service to patients in the Vail Valley. She moved to the area with her husband, Ben (a Colorado native), and is excited to experience all that the mountains have to offer. She likes to ski, fish, and go on long walks with her husband and black lab, Luke. Dr. Monnet is excited to provide quality, evidence-based health care to her CMM patients.