Richard Shannon says 96 fewer worker injuries at the UVA Medical Center is priceless. Photo by Ryan Jones

‘Lean thinking’ saves UVA hospital millions

Sixty patients died unexpectedly while receiving care at the University of Virginia Medical Center last year, according to Executive Vice President of Health Affairs Richard Shannon. This year, he says doctors are on track to drastically reduce that number. At a June 3 seminar called First Do No Harm, Shannon presented the health system’s efforts […]

Cougar face, Belize Photo: Frans Lanting

Festival captures collaborative spirit

The LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph takes place June 13-19 at various city locations, and includes free community events, exhibitions and outdoor projections, talks by professional photographers and opportunities for aspiring photographers to share their work not only with each other but with the pros as well. We highlight some of this year’s featured photographers, followed […]