Guide for relocation to Steamboat Springs, CO

Yampa Valley Medical Center and More!

Yampa Valley Medical Center

Yampa Valley Medical Center is a non-profit, non-tax supported regional medical center located in Steamboat Springs. YVMC is an accredited, full-service, 39-bed acute care hospital that serves a five-county area of Northwest Colorado and a portion of southern Wyoming.

YVMC offers more than 30 specialties to meet the needs of patients. From family medicine and obstetrics and gynecological care to joint replacement and emergency medicine, YVMC provides high-quality care to residents and visitors alike. YVMC’s membership in the Mayo Clinic Care Network connects YVMC providers with Mayo Clinic resources to enhance patient care.

A pillar of the Steamboat Springs community, YVMC is committed to maintaining its reputation for high quality and patient satisfaction. Info:, 970-879-1322.


Fast Facts

  • 550+ employees
  • 80+ physicians
  • 30+ specialties, including emergency medicine; minimally invasive surgery; cancer care; cardiology; obstetrics/gynecology; breast health; orthopaedics and joint replacement; rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech therapies; occupational medicine and integrative health services, including acupuncture and massage.

2015 by the numbers

    • 8,942 emergency care visits
    • 1,448 inpatient admissions
    • 336 newborn deliveries
    • 135 volunteers provided 5,260 volunteer hours
    • Provided more than $1 million in charity care


  • 2016 Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award
    • Awarded to the top 10 percent of U.S. hospitals that deliver exceptionally safe and consistent results.
  • 2015 Healthgrades Five-Star Recipient for Natural Deliveries
    • Distinguishes YVMC as a top-performing hospital in women’s health across the nation.
  • 2015 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award
    • Recognizes Emergency Department for consistently achieving 95th percentile performance in patient satisfaction during a one-year reporting period.
  • 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures awarded by The Joint Commission
    • Awarded for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain conditions.
  • Five-star Patient Experience Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    • Awarded based on answers to the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey given to more than 3,500 hospitals.
  • Top 20 Rural Community Hospital Award by the National Rural Health Association
    • Awarded to hospitals that have achieved success in overall performance based on a composite rating from nine indices of strength: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, population risk, cost, quality, outcomes, patient perspectives and financial stability.

New Jan Bishop Memorial Cancer Care Center

In 2015, YVMC began construction on its new, $4.3 million Jan Bishop Memorial Cancer Care Center, a state-of-the-art facility combining the best in cancer prevention, screening, diagnostics and treatment, as well as integrative services. Personalized cancer care will be provided by nationally recognized doctors in a beautiful, new, comfortable and convenient space. Info: 970-871-0700,

Casey’s Pond Senior Living Center 

          Casey’s Pond Senior Living Center is a 117,000-square-foot senior living community providing an upscale senior residence to those living independently or needing assisted living, memory care or skilled nursing. It offers four types of senior living — including a collection of one- and two-bedroom apartments, or villas, as well as more assisted living suites — and can house 150 residents across four levels of care.

“Our focus is wellness and active longevity in a beautiful environment, with our team providing personalized services, catered living and compassionate care,” says executive director Dan Shields.

Other services

The Doak Walker Care Center, located in the new Casey’s Pond Senior Living campus, offers skilled nursing care and short-term rehabilitation stays.

The Haven in Hayden is a 20-bed assisted living facility with state-of-the-art amenities.

Northwest Colorado Health provides primary care, public health, home health, hospice and palliative care and wellness and prevention services that address a wide range of health needs, from prenatal through the end of life.

Mind Springs Health provides outpatient and 24-hour emergency mental health services.

The Foundry provides lasting recovery through an integrative mind, body and spirit treatment program.


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