11th Annual Women’s Health Conference at Washington Hospital Offers Leading Strategies for Health Care Navigation

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Washington Hospital Healthcare System:


Hospital Healthcare System
in Fremont, Calif., is presenting its 11th
Annual Women’s Health Conference
on Saturday, April 29, 2017, from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’ll be a fun and important event filled with a
variety of speakers on topics such as heart health, nutrition and much

“We are really excited by this year’s program,” said Nancy
, chief executive officer at Washington Hospital. “Of special
note will be a presentation by Leslie
D. Michelson
, author of The
Patient’s Playbook
. He’ll be sharing lifesaving strategies and
decision-making tools that help women, patients and family members all
become savvy health care consumers.”

The conference is part of Washington Hospital’s leading commitment to
events, classes and programs that support and advance community
well-being. A full list is at whhs.com/events.

“This is always an inspiring event,” Farber added. “We’re proud to
provide up-to-date insights into health issues that are unique to women,
and we think this year’s program will be our best yet.”

For registration, call (510) 608-1301. The $25 fee covers breakfast
and lunch.


* William
Dugoni Jr., MD
, surgeon, medical director of Washington Women’s
Center, Washington Township Medical Foundation

* Catherine
Dao, MD
, cardiologist, Washington Township Medical Foundation

* Leslie
D. Michelson
, author of The
Patient’s Playbook


Saturday, April 29, 2017
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Washington West
Conrad E. Anderson, MD, Auditorium
2500 Mowry
Fremont, Calif. 94538

About Washington Township Healthcare District

Washington Township Health Care District is governed by an elected board
and includes Washington Hospital Healthcare System. Unlike a municipal
or county hospital, Washington Hospital’s operating expenses, research,
community programs, and employee salaries are funded by revenues
generated through providing patient and other health care services.
Opened in 1958, Washington Hospital Healthcare System has grown to
include a 341-bed, acute-care hospital; the Taylor McAdam Bell
Neuroscience Institute; The Gamma Knife® Center; Washington Radiation
Oncology Center; Washington Outpatient Surgery Center; Washington
Outpatient Rehabilitation Center; Washington Institute for Joint
Restoration and Research; Washington Township Medical Foundation; and
Washington West, a complex which houses Washington Women’s Center,
Outpatient Imaging Center, Sandy Amos RN Infusion Center, Washington
Urgent Care and additional outpatient hospital services and
administrative facilities. Discover more at whhs.com,
and through Facebook,
and Instagram.


Washington Hospital Healthcare System
Gisela Hernandez, 510-791-3417
Community Relations