More than 900 Women Attend Health Conference Hosted by Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel

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The half-day health conference was held at Saddlebrook Resort this past weekend.

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Women's Health & Wellness Event

For over a century, Florida Hospital has gone beyond symptoms and treatments to help people live healthier, happier lives. This event is just one example of our dedication to the health and wellness of the community.

More than 900 women attended the third annual Women’s Health & Wellness Day hosted by Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel at Saddlebrook Resort this past weekend.

The free, multi-generational women’s health and wellness-focused event featured health screenings, presentations by health experts and healthy cooking demonstrations. Linda Hurtado, former news anchor and breast cancer survivor, emceed the morning program and shared her inspirational story.

There were 25 health information booths at the event with experts and information on a variety of health issues as well as fun activities like chair massages, mini-makeovers and a photo booth.

During lunch, Marla Silliman, Florida Hospital's Senior Vice President and Administrator, gave a keynote presentation on Living a Healthy Life.

“For over a century, Florida Hospital has gone beyond symptoms and treatments to help people live healthier, happier lives. This event is just one example of our dedication to the health and wellness of our community and our commitment to deliver inspired health,” noted Denyse Bales-Chubb, President and CEO of Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel.

About Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel
Recently named the #1 Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel is an 83 all-private bed hospital. Built from the ground-up, this full-service community hospital features expert staff, specialty design and state-of-the art technology built for better patient care. The hospital features state of the art imaging and surgical equipment, much of it first in the region. Services include an emergency department, cardiac care, vascular surgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, women’s services and gynecology, obstetrics, urology and nephrology, outpatient imaging, outpatient physical and occupational therapy, The Center for Women’s Health and a free-standing Health & Wellness Center. The hospital’s Wellness Plaza also houses offices for primary care and specialty physicians.

The hospital will begin construction on an expansion in August 2015 that will nearly double the amount of inpatient rooms. The expansion involves 111, 993 square feet of new construction and 10,834 square feet of renovation and is anticipated to be complete in December 2016. In the expansion, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel will add additional emergency rooms, inpatient rooms, surgical suites and related surgical services, Heart Catheterization Lab, and recovery/observation rooms as well as shelled space for future growth. Part of the Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital is a leading, not-for-profit health network comprised of 22 hospitals throughout the state. For more information, please visit http://www.FHWesleyChapel.org.

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