Dr. Farrugia on Expert Panel at Centegra Health Strong Woman Event in Crystal Lake

The 11th Annual Centegra Health Strong Woman Event in Crystal Lake was a big success. It was the largest turnout so far and attendees expressed their appreciation for the opportunity to take advantage of several free screenings and discounts, one-on-one time with physicians and providers, and the Centegra Provider panel discussion. There were 434 registered attendees, including walk-ins.

 

I had the opportunity to be featured in a panel discussion with five other health care providers where we discussed issues pertaining to women’s health and answered questions on several topics, including breast health.

Additionally, I hosted two lunch tables where I talked about the evolving personalized approach to breast cancer care.

The following were some of the comments we received:

“I look forward to this event every year. Thank you!”

“Love all the accessible information for our health. Good Doctors. Good hospital.”

“I absolutely love this event! Please keep it coming. Women need these opportunities to learn about our health so we can make ourselves a priority along with our families.”

“Thank you for offering this very informative day with so many choices regarding health issues. My respect for Centegra has increased.”

 

The following is the tally of health screenings:

Balance Screenings – 138
Blood Pressure Screenings – 200
Blood Sugar Screenings – 211
Bone Density Screenings – 250
BMI Screenings – 101
Bra Fittings – 140
Carpal Tunnel Screenings – 111
Chair Massages – 40
CPC Scheduling – 3
Heart Age Tool – 130
Paragon Scheduling – 23
Posture Screening – 40
Pulse Oximeter Screenings – 300

If you attended and have feedback we can use to improve any portion of our program for next year, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

Daniel J Farrugia MD PhD Administrator
Director, Centegra Comprehensive Breast Program
Daniel Farrugia MD PhD is a fellowship-trained breast surgeon in the northern suburbs of Chicago. He is Director of the Centegra Comprehensive Breast Program. His research in breast cancer has been published in top international journals, and has been cited over a thousand times in the medical literature.
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