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How the Family Birth Center is Reducing Opioid Use and Pain for Moms

Dec 16, 2022

Often the first place women can encounter opioid medications, and thus the potential for opioid addiction, is in the hospital while having their first child. To actively combat the opioid crisis in our community, Vail Health's Family Birth Center implemented a new strategy and medication plan to help new mothers use less opioid medication while also reducing the pain of vaginal or cesarean births. Kirsten Conner speaks with Z McDaniel, Director of the Family Birth Center, for 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.

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.