The Network of Care we enjoy today is the result of generous support by our community and donors, and many important decisions and hours of hard work on behalf of the Aspen Valley Hospital Board of Directors, physicians and staff.
Here’s a snapshot of our progress over the last 18 years:
AVH Board guides a financial turnaround process by installing interim and new management and outsources billing and collections functions to restore community confidence.
AVH Board commissions master facilities planning (MFP) to modernize and right-size the Hospital to accommodate the industry growth trends in outpatient services and development of new services.
AVH accomplishes the first phase of the MFP with the expansion of the Aspen Birth Center to include four labor and delivery rooms and five post-partum rooms.
AVH launches the After-Hours Medical Care clinic in Basalt to better address the medical needs of the midvalley population.
AVH completes Phase II of the MFP, the largest phase, including 20 employee housing units, a new parking garage, 20 private inpatient rooms, café, rehabilitation services and medical office space.
AVH completes Phase III of the MFP with a new west entrance, emergency department with a helipad on the roof, radiology, lab, surgery and more medical office space.
AVH launches the Center for Medical Care clinics to expand its Network of Care and provide primary care and specialty physician services.
The Snowmass Clinic opens in its new and expanded location in Base Village, and remains open year-round.
AVH and The Steadman Clinic launch a new partnership to enhance and expand world-class orthopaedic services in the valley, including the new Steadman Philippon Surgery Center in Basalt.
In cooperation with AVH and the Valley Health Alliance, the Rocky Mountain Valley Health Plan launches a new product on the individual market with 8-15 percent lower premiums.
AVH implements Epic, the industry gold standard for integrated electronic health records.