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    • May 24, 2012
    • Dr. Richard Steadman Honored with the Richard O' Connor Research Award at the AANA 31st Annual Meeting

    • Dr. J. Richard Steadman, Founder and Managing Partner of The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado and Founder/Chairman of the Board for The Steadman Philippon Research Institute, was recently honored with the Richard O'Connor Research Award. Dr. Steadman, internationally known for his work as an orthopedic knee surgeon, received the award for the research paper titled "Ten Year Survivorship Following Knee Arthroscopy in Patients with Moderate to Severe Osteoarthritis of the Knee".... MORE →
    • May 23, 2012
    • Exercise Prepares Responders For Big Wildfire

    • The following article was published in the Vail Daily on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. VVMC brought 12 representatives from various areas of the hospital to the disaster drill to learn what their roles would be in case of a major wildfire. On Tuesday, Eagle River Fire Protection District firefighters were knocking on homeowners' doors and handing out faux-evacuation fliers as part of an emergency simulation conducted across multiple emergency agencies in Eagle County. They were participating in an... MORE →
    • May 15, 2012
    • Shaw Center Teaches Kids About Sunscreen

    • You can't start too early when it comes to teaching kids about the importance of using sunscreen. This month, a team from the Shaw Regional Cancer is performing sun-safety programs for 1,000 area preschoolers, kindergartners and first-graders in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month. The 20-minute program, which features Blizzard the SunGuard Dog, includes a skit, sun-safety games, songs and a strong message to sun guard your skin with sunscreen, hats, sunglasses and shade. The star of the show, ... MORE →
    • May 15, 2012
    • Vail-Summit Orthopaedics Donates Money to Shaw Regional Cancer Center

    • When Vail-Summit Orthopaedics EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) PJ Bevan had a young male patient recently request a pink cast to honor his mom, a breast cancer survivor, he was touched, to say the least. It also sparked an idea. "I thought it would be fun to inspire others to do the same," Bevan said. "And then I realized this would be a great time of year to host a fundraising campaign since we put on so many casts over Spring Break due to ski injuries." With that, Bevan and Vail-Summit Or... MORE →