This issue of FYI Weekly features a new Research Corner about the lack of unused medication drop boxes in high addiction communities, an update on the ongoing merger process between Mountain State Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System, a recap of an Oct. 18 webinar on low cost health care design solutions to enhance patient experience (including a viewing link), a reminder that Oct. 20 is the final day to register for the upcoming Virginia Hospital Research & Education Foundation (VHREF) fall meeting (Nov. 1-3) at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, VA, information to register for an Oct. 25 CMS webinar regarding Medicare beneficiary identifier changes, an “in memoriam” acknowledgement of the passing of former Carilion Clinic President and CEO Dr. Edward G. Murphy, registration information to see the Capitol Steps signing ensemble perform at the VHREF fall meeting, and much more.

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