Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with an onsite helipad for necessary medical transports. With a focus on providing access to higher quality, more affordable care, Vail Health is a nonprofit community health care system offering one of the world’s most advanced mountain hospitals and healthcare systems. Vail Health includes award-winning oncology care and a state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab, as well as internationally renowned orthopaedic specialists led by The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery. Primary, specialty, rehabilitation and behavioral health care are provided through several service lines and partners listed below. Vail Health is committed to meeting the growing and ever-changing needs of the diverse region and encouraging wellness and prevention through effective population health management.
Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Colorado Mountain Medical, Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Vail, Dillon, Avon and Eagle, Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinics in Frisco and Dillon. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery. In addition, Vail Health, Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. Eagle Valley Behavioral Health was established by Vail Health to lead the community collaboration ensuring access to superior behavioral health services for everyone in Eagle County. Eagle Valley Behavioral Health has partnered with over 25 local organizations including valley businesses, community groups, mental health providers, school district, government entities, first responders and communicators to collaborate on behavioral health initiatives and provide the critical change needed to ensure a long-term vision for a robust, sustainable behavioral health system with the goal of creating resilience in our community and increasing overall well-being.
The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary location and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health includes the hospital in Vail as well as affiliated service locations in 12 towns throughout Eagle and Summit counties, over 1,300 employees, 460 credentialed physicians, and around 90 volunteers. For more information, visit www.vailhealth.org.