This issue of FYI Weekly features a new Research Corner column highlighting the fact that community benefit provided by Virginia’s hospitals and health systems in 2016 exceeded $3.25 billion, registration information for the VHHA’s seventh annual Patient Safety Summit (Feb. 1-2, 2018) hosted by the Virginia Hospital Research & Education Foundation, a preview of an taping of the “This Week in Richmond” PBS television program featuring Sentara Healthcare Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Mike Gentry (VHHA’s Board of Directors Chairman) and VHHA President and CEO Sean T. Connaughton, a recap of a Dec. 13 Patient and Family Experience webinar hosted by the VHHA Center for Healthcare Excellence that focused on how volunteers can help improve patient experience, and much more.

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