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100 and Counting—Da Vinci Transforms Surgery at AVH

Surgeries using the new da Vinci Xi® robotically-assisted surgical platform hit the century mark at Aspen Valley Hospital faster than anyone expected. In just ten...

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Risks and Rewards

April 2, 2024 | Community News

AVH is “All In” the Hospital Transformation Program Aspen Valley Hospital is participating in a program that will continue to build on positive changes it is making to support patients with better care and lower costs in the Roaring Fork Valley. The Hospital signed onto ... Read More
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Completing Our 20-year Transformation

March 5, 2024 | Community News

Aspen Valley Hospital is gearing up to begin work on the final phase of our Master Facilities Plan (MFP), which will update and transform the main entrance, centralize our patient registration services and improve patient flows by connecting the two major pavilions on the east ... Read More
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Keep the Beat | A Message from CEO Dave Ressler

February 6, 2024 | Community News

Another Hallmark holiday. That is exactly what I have long considered Valentine’s Day to be—an opportunity to commercialize love and the affairs of the heart, and to sell heart-themed gift cards along with jewelry, chocolates, flowers and dinners. Don’t get me wrong, I love my ... Read More
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Maintaining Balance with Vestibular Therapy

November 3, 2023 | Community News

When Aspen Valley Hospital hired vestibular therapist Kelsey Sanders, PT, DPT in 2022, it filled a missing piece of the puzzle for the Rehabilitation Services department. Kelsey’s skills were put to use right away in the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) program, working with other therapists ... Read More
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New Focus on Vision and Eye Care at Aspen Valley Hospital

September 6, 2023 | News

For Dr. Ellen Chance Sanders, her new role as Aspen Valley Hospital’s ophthalmologist is a homecoming. She and her family have been living in Carbondale for the past three years, but she’s been practicing farther from home in Grand Junction. When the possibility to practice ... Read More
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Stars Align for New ENT Specialist and AVH

August 1, 2023 | News

It was a very fast courtship for Aspen Valley Hospital and our new otolaryngologist, Dr. Melissa Somers. You could say the stars aligned. Dr. Somers began seeing patients on July 18, providing full services as the Hospital’s ear, nose and throat physician. She treats everything ... Read More
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To Your Good Health | A Message from CEO Dave Ressler

August 1, 2023 | Community News

This is World Breastfeeding Week and the beginning of National Breastfeeding Month, and Aspen Valley Hospital has been recognized for achieving the Celebrate 6 Award of Breastfeeding Excellence from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. We are also among 14 healthcare facilities in ... Read More
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The Surgeon’s Robot Will See You Now

June 5, 2023 | News Spine

Dr. Stuart Kinsella on the intersection of man and machine and the power that robotics has to transform lives.     Robotics is nothing new in the medical field. In fact, the PUMA 560, the first surgical robot, was introduced in the 1980s. But advancements ... Read More
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The Results Are In! | A Message from CEO Dave Ressler

April 3, 2023 | News

For the fifth year in a row, Pitkin County has ranked second in the state for population health, just behind Douglas County, according to U.S. News and World Report’s latest “Healthiest Communities” release. Nationally, our county is ranked 30th. In the national rural-only rankings, Pitkin ... Read More
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A Clear Purpose | A Message from CEO Dave Ressler

March 7, 2023 | News

February 22, 2023, 08:37: “Report of an active shooter at the schools.” I was meeting with Dr. Steve Ayers, one of our Emergency Department physicians, when we received this alert. Soon after, we heard reports of shots fired at the elementary school. It was surreal ... Read More
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Winter Life | A Message from CEO Dave Ressler

February 6, 2023 | News

“The dead of winter.” That’s what I remember hearing this time of year where I grew up outside of Philadelphia. It was such an ominous expression that matched the bleak and cold surroundings. Even the names of the months of February and March are associated ... Read More
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Call for Nominations 2023

January 31, 2023 | News

Aspen Valley Hospital District has announced elections for the next four-year term. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a regular election will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, two (2) directors will be ... Read More
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Information is Power | A Message from CEO Dave Ressler

September 6, 2022 |

In healthcare, the right information at the right time can be life-saving. At a minimum, healthcare information that is accessible and timely enhances quality, protects patient safety, and empowers patients and their healthcare providers. It is for these reasons that Aspen Valley Hospital is excited ... Read More
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Epic and MyChart Patient Portal to Launch on October 1, 2022

September 2, 2022 |

Patients and providers throughout Aspen Valley Hospital’s Network of Care will soon be switching to the Epic electronic medical records system and its patient portal known as MyChart, the most widely used patient portal in the country.   The Hospital is making the switch on ... Read More
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State-of-the-Art Steadman Philippon Medical Building and Steadman Philippon Surgery Center in Basalt to Announce Grand Opening

April 14, 2022 | Community News

World-class facility is a collaboration among The Steadman Clinic/Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Orthopedic Care Partners, Aspen Valley Hospital and Vail Health BASALT/VAIL, Colo. (April, 14, 2022) – A little more than a year after breaking ground on the Willits Town Center development, The Steadman Clinic/Steadman ... Read More
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AVH Honored as “Baby-Friendly,” Six Years in a Row

October 4, 2020 | Breast Feeding

New moms will continue to find a warm welcome at Aspen Valley Hospital, which was recently redesignated a Baby-Friendly Hospital by Baby-Friendly USA. “Being a Baby-Friendly Hospital is the gold standard of maternity and infant care practices,” said Heather Knott, RN, Childbirth Educator and International Board-Certified ... Read More
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The Future of Orthopedics in Our Valley

October 1, 2020 | News

A Message from CEO Dave Ressler Arguably, 2020 will not often be referred to as a year of innovation, growth and excitement. But amidst the challenges and sadness that likely will characterize this year, Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH) has realized one of its most exciting ... Read More
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Some Good News | A Message from CEO Dave Ressler

September 1, 2020 | COVID-19 News

Above all else, Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH) is a community hospital with the singular purpose of meeting the healthcare needs of local residents (full-time, part-time, sometime), and our visitors. In doing so, our staff and physicians derive tremendous satisfaction and professional pride, working as a ... Read More
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COVID Q&A with Dr. Brad Holmes

July 2, 2020 | COVID-19 News

At Aspen Valley Hospital, Dr. Brad Holmes is one of three hospitalists, the physicians who provide care at the bedside, managing patients who have been admitted to the hospital. Dr. Holmes is also a member of the Medical Advisory Team to Pitkin County Public Health, ... Read More
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Carta abierta a la comunidad

July 2, 2020 | COVID-19 News

English translation available here. A nuestra comunidad, Como profesionales de la salud y líderes en Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH), estamos escribiendo por dos razones: para hacer sonar la alarma de que el COVID-19 es una amenaza inmediata para nuestras vidas y nuestro bienestar, y para ... Read More
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An Open Letter To Our Community

June 26, 2020 | COVID-19 News

Spanish translation available here. To Our Community, As healthcare professionals and leaders at Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH), we are writing to both sound the alarm that COVID-19 is an immediate threat to our lives and well-being, and to offer encouragement that our community’s fate rests ... Read More
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AVH receives Level III Redesignation

January 3, 2019 | News

KEEPING CRITICAL CARE CLOSE TO HOME - Aspen Valley Hospital receives Level III redesignation Following its recent successful redesignation as a Level III Trauma Center, Aspen Valley Hospital continues its commitment to providing Roaring Fork Valley residents and visitors with round-the-clock access to emergency care. ... Read More
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The Midvalley’s Milestone Anniversary

October 31, 2018 | News

A member of Aspen Valley Hospital’s network of care, the Midvalley Surgery Center in Basalt is celebrating a milestone: 20 years of serving patients in the Roaring Fork Valley and surrounding communities. The Surgery Center first opened its doors in July of 1998 as a ... Read More
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Community Picnic Dishes Up Food and Fun For All!

September 20, 2018 | Community News

THANK YOU to all Aspen Valley Hospital physicians, staff and volunteers who made the Fresh & Healthy Community Picnic a wonderful success! On a beautiful September day, we welcomed over 300 community members to the hospital for an afternoon full of delicious and nutritious food, fun for ... Read More
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Aspen Bariloche Medical Exchange Program

March 18, 2018 | News

Aspen Valley Hospital is proud to participate in one of the few medical exchanges organized through the International Sister Cities Program. This exchange program was formed shortly after San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina, was named one of Aspen’s Sister Cities on November 1, 2002, following ... Read More