Women’s Health Conference
Rexburg, ID – Madison Memorial Hospital (MMH) had their first Women’s Health Conference on Saturday, October 11th, at Madison High School. The keynote speaker was Dr. S. Blake Wachter MD, PhD, from The Idaho Heart Institute, who discussed Women & Cardiovascular Disease. Wachter and over 27 physicians and healthcare providers shared their expertise on both common and complex problems experienced by women. According to Audrey Fletcher, Chief Operations Officer at MMH, “The purpose of the conference was to encourage women to become better in of the following aspects: understand their own healthcare needs, make informed decisions about their well-being, feel inspired to take charge of their health, and ultimately, be health advocates in their homes and communities.” “We are grateful to the members of our community, who by their participation demonstrated their advocacy for women’s health,” said Doug McBride, Public Relations Director at MMH.
“Loved it! I would love to see these conferences continue in the following years. It was very motivating and awareness-raising.” – Mataya
“I loved the Women’s Conference. It was so nice to spend a day focusing on my health and happiness.” – Esther
“I enjoyed the variety of classes and the subjects discussed. I loved the focus on women’s health all day!” – Janet
“Informative, uplifting and motivating.” – Meghan
“A great event. I learned many things that can improve my health. Amazing, a tremendous effort!” – Kristine
“Very good topics, and different choices. Excellent speakers!” – Susan
“Very positive and uplifting environment. All the vendors and educators were helpful and informative. I enjoyed it,” – Kate
The process of planning the 2015 Women’s Health conference has begun.
David Day, PA Upper Valley Medical / Urgent Care
Dr. Evans, MD Madison Women’s Clinic
Dr. Steven Lofgren, MD Season’s Medical
About Madison Memorial Hospital
Madison Memorial Hospital is a 69 bed, full-service medical facility, and the only self-sustaining county-owned, non-critical access hospital in Idaho. It is a premier, regional healthcare facility serving five counties in Southeastern Idaho. It is comprised of an outstanding staff of caring medical professionals who are complemented by leading-edge training and equipment.