Sixth Annual Amazing Health Expo at Trident Tech
Roper St. Francis Healthcare brings back community health fair
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Mar. 6, 2013) – Roper St. Francis Healthcare is pleased to host the Amazing Health Expo for the sixth year. The Expo brings physicians and medical experts together to present information on various relevant health issues that affect our community.
The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Mar. 14, at Trident Technical College, 7000 Rivers Ave., Building 920, in North Charleston. More than 20 RSFH physicians and medical experts will discuss and answer questions on nine important topics including heart, gastrointestinal, vaccination, diabetes and bone and pelvic health information.
Attendees will also be able to browse the health fair throughout the day.
The event is open to anyone in the community for a $10 fee that includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. On-site parking is available and free of charge. Pre-registration is required – to make a reservation, call (843) 402-CARE (2273).
Registration, the health fair and breakfast begin at 8 a.m. Health and wellness screenings and educational material will be available, in addition to three main sessions:
• Session 1: Heart Health for Life; Tummy Troubles; Don’t Catch It, Don’t Spread It
• Session 2: Let It Flow (vascular and vein health); Pelvic Health; Empowering Your Health
• Session 3: Diabetes University; Looking Great at Any Age; What’s New in Joint Replacement
About Roper St. Francis Healthcare
Roper St. Francis Healthcare is the Lowcountry’s only private, not-for-profit healthcare provider. The 657-bed system comprises more than 90 facilities and services in seven counties. Member hospitals include Roper Hospital, Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital and Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, each of which is accredited by The Joint Commission. Our active medical staff is made up of more than 800 board certified physicians. The group includes Roper St. Francis Physician Partners, an expansive network of more than 200 physicians who offer primary care and 20 subspecialties. Roper St. Francis Healthcare is routinely recognized for excellence in patient care by national organizations and agencies such as BlueCross BlueShield, the Commission on Cancer, National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, Thomson Reuters, U.S. News & World Report, Consumer Reports and more. With more than 5,200 employees, RSFH is Charleston’s largest private employer, and the system consistently scores in the superior category for patient and physician satisfaction. www.rsfh.com