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Women’s Health

Date: 25th April 2018 - 26th April 2018 Location: Denver - Colorado - USA

Women’s Health • Minding the Gender Gap In Medical Research, Diagnosis, and Care Hospitals, Programs, and Service Lines

Women have unique health related issues, including pregnancy, menopause and other conditions that differ for females. They also suffer the consequences of violence against women: rape, physical and psychological attacks, and cultural marginalization.

Women and men are not equals when it comes to inclusion in medical research, from basic cell models to human clinical trials. Women have often not been included in numbers necessary to show how they differ from men in order to optimize the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, as well as other diseases.

From lack of empathetic communication between patient and doctors, lack of broader diagnostic or treatment considerations, difficulty of access, and stereotypical assumptions; women have suffered the negative consequences of the hampered process and their impact has affected the rest of the social networks that surround them.

Professionals in the Health Sciences are starting to realize the lapse and attempting to address the gaps to provide a more appropriate delivery of care and healing.

“Let’s do a better job upfront, so people are healthier and happier, they’re more productive, and [everyone involved is] saving money.”

Katy Spangler, Senior Vice President of the American Benefits Council


25th April 2018
26th April 2018


Chris Taylor – Content
0044 (0)20 3141 0602


DoubleTree by Hilton Denver
3203 Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80207 United States

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Through a series of presentations, sessions, and panel discussions, this event will cover some of the major current concerns of the industry.

  • Mental Health issues in women
  • Top cancers affecting women
  • Raising awareness in women’s heart health
  • Contraception counseling
  • Menopause management
  • Health screening controversies
  • Communications
  • Strategies and techniques to develop gender-specific programs
  • Negotiating demands for clinical standardization
  • Addressing the unique needs of special groups
  • Personalization of patient care
  • Fostering education and population health through community and women’s services
  • Engaging and retaining female patients
  • Meet increased demand and exceed patient satisfaction

Conference Chairperson
Jeremiah L. Kirkland
FACHE, MSHA, CPS, Executive Director, Women’s Service Line
TriHealth – Cincinnati, Ohio

Elise Merhige
Partner, Interim HealthCare of Bergen County, NJ
Interim Healthcare

Elizabeth King*
EdD, LCSW, CHt, Founder and CEO, Holistic Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist, Wellness Expert, Speaker, Author, Professor
International Holistic Center

A. Lee Massaro
Senior Learning and Development Consultant
Kaiser Permanente, Colorado

Susan Niedringhaus
Communication Faculty – Colorado Permanente Medical Group
Kaiser Permanente, Colorado

Kimberly J. Templeton
MD, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Past President – American Medical Women’s Association
Kansas State University Medical School

Lisa Aponte-Soto
PhD, MHA, Associate Director, Community Engaged Research Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs
Mile Square Health Center

Tanya Abreu*
President and Founder
Optimistic Medicine Group

Andrea Winter
Senior Director, Park Nicollet Women’s Services and Health Partners
Park Nicollet Women’s and Children’s Strategy

*Indicated that this speaker is also a member of the Agenda Committee

This two-day conference will offer excellent opportunities for you to network with your peers: CEOs, CIOs, CSOs, Vice-Presidents, Directors, and Senior Managers responsible for…

Key titles include:

  • Medical Doctors
  • Family Practice Physicians
  • Ob/Gyn Physicians
  • Internal Medicine Physicians
  • Medical/Surgical Oncologists
  • Radiology Professionals
  • Physical Therapists
  • Principle Investigators
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nursing Directors
  • Nurse Navigators
  • Pharmacologists
  • Medical Researchers and Professors
  • Public Health Practitioners

Target Markets:

  • Hospitals
  • Health Care Systems
  • Physician Clinics
  • Cancer Centers
  • Community Health Centers
  • Hospital Management Groups
  • Pharma
  • US Army Women’s Health workers
  • Health Sciences Programs
  • Department of Public Health

Jessop Precision Products, Inc. – A Suremark Company

For the past 20 years, Suremark® has been designing and producing the highest quality precision skin-marking systems for the caregiving community. As the first company to develop and offer a complete line of environmentally-safe, non-metallic marking systems to the medical industry, our latex-free labels feature advanced adhesives and precise marker-placements that guarantee Suremark® products to be the best-performing markers available. Many of our mammography products feature our iconic Suremark® butterfly. The butterfly is one of the most emblematic symbols of personal transformation. In many traditions throughout the world, it represents renewal, rebirth, health and healing. Secondary meanings include lightness of being, playfulness, joy, and tuning into the emotional or spiritual. For Suremark®, the butterfly represents caring and understanding; that patients and their caregivers find themselves in difficult situations, and a kind word with a beautiful butterfly can go a long way. In the breast cancer field particularly, we have seen what many health-care professionals are calling the “Suremark® Butterfly Effect” by providing a few moments of levity from the stress of medical procedures. At Suremark®, we are grateful to offer our precision skin-marking products to technologists, doctors, and their patients who are in need of healing and positive energy.

Website: www.suremark.com

Medical Women’s International Association

The Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) is an international non- governmental organization (NGO). Women physicians in more than seventy countries make up the membership. The association was founded in 1919. Embodied in its mission is the objective to raise the health status of the communities in which the members work, especially the health of women and children in those communities.

Website: www.mwia.net

Optimistic Medicine™ Group

Optimistic Medicine™ is an international movement of doctors, scientists, and wellness practitioners that will share with you their secrets and strategies to live younger, longer, and more optimistically.

Website: www.optimisticmedicinegroup.com

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