• February 9, 2012
    • Vail Valley Medical Center CEO: Health Reform Will Create Problems

    • Vail Valley Medical Center's top executive Wednesday said the center is in strong financial condition, and will stay independent. But, she added, national health care reform is creating a host of new, and expensive, potential problems in the near future. Medical center CEO Doris Kirchner made those remarks Wednesday in an annual "state of the medical center" address at the Sonnenalp in Vail. The address will be repeated Feb. 16 in Gypsum. Kirchner gave an overview of the hospital's philosop... MORE →
    • February 2, 2012
    • Behind the Scenes at Shaw Regional Cancer Center

    • The Shaw Regional Cancer Center is one of the most visible landmarks in Edwards. But aside from patients, not many people get to see how the place operates. In an effort to give the general public a better look at how the local cancer treatment facility works, people at Vail Valley Medical Center lead occasional tours of the Shaw Center. This week, Dr. Jack Eck, one of the people responsible for the center's existence, led a small group around the clinic, from the treatment rooms to the pharm... MORE →