Vail Valley Medical Center is a private not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing quality health care for local residents as well as medical patients from around the world seeking care from the The Steadman Clinic – Vail Spine Institute.  Founded in 1962, the hospital provides comprehensive medical care with over 190 physicians, 58 acute beds, and professional and support staff of over 700.  Sponsored by patient revenue and philanthropy, this hospital is one of the most important assets of its community. It continues, as it was established, with a tradition of excellence and a rich heritage of care and concern.

Since opening its doors, the primary mission of the hospital has been to provide the highest quality of health care programs and services. The umbrella of its programs and services extends beyond the traditional concept of hospitalization for the sick and injured.  The community now looks to the hospital to provide educational programs that enable the healthy to remain well.