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Your Health: Fact, Not Fiction
A Patient Empowerment Expo

Consumer Reports Health & American College of Physicians

Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)

San Francisco, CA

Your Health: Fact, Not Fiction  A Patient Empowerment Expo

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Consumer Reports and American College of Physicians Invite You To Attend FREE... YOUR HEALTH: FACT, NOT FICTION... A Patient Empowerment Expo - APRIL 13, 2013 - SAN FRANCISCO - Take control of your healthcare! Learn how to talk to your doctor - ask the right questions - interpret the answers. FREE GIFT BAG - DOOR PRIZES

It's FREE! Events are scheduled from 8am-Noon, April 13, 2013 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel.

8:00 -- 9:00am                CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

 

9:00 -- 9:30am                CONFERENCE WELCOME

                                        John Whyte, MD, Chief Medical Expert, Discovery Channel


9:30 -- 11:30am  
           BREAK-OUT SESSIONS

What Screening Tests Are Best?

Presented by Doug Paauw, MD, MACP

How to live (and want) to be 100!

Presented by John Whyte, MD, FACP

The Truth About Some  Medical Interventions: What's Needed and What's Not

Presented by Daisy Smith, MD, FACP 

NOTE: The above three presentations will be given in each room of the breakout rooms. Please remain in the room you are directed to. The presenters will move from room to room. There will be 10-minute breaks between presentations. 

11:30am -- Noon            CLOSING SESSION

                                        John Santa, MD, Director of the Health Ratings Center, Consumer Reports

 

* Program of events are subject to change. 



First 200 attendees to register at the event get a FREE copy of one of John Whyte, MD's award-winning books: •

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San Francisco Marriott Marquis
55 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)


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Consumer Reports Health & American College of Physicians

Consumer Reports Health educates and empowers consumers to make more informed health-care decisions and helps change the health-care market, by providing consumer-friendly comparisons of health products and services and communicating with diverse consumers about their options.

The American College of Physicians is a national organization of internal medicine physicians who treat adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. The High Value Care initiative provides recommendations to physicians and patients on how to pursue care together in order to improve health, avoid harm, and eliminate wasteful practices.



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