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Join us as the 2017 ASPR Conference

We can’t wait to see you at the 2017 ASPR conference April 29 – May 3 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.

We’ve got a lot going on this year.

Great giveaways

We’re giving away a pair of Christian Louboutin heels, so make sure to stop by our booth in the exhibitor hall. While you’re there, we’d love to hear about your staffing challenges and talk about how we can help with your permanent or temporary staffing strategy.

Time to relax

We know that your job can be exhausting, so we’re sponsoring complimentary chair massages again this year. To sign up, just stop by our booth. Sessions are first come, first serve so make sure to visit us early!

A lot to learn

Weatherby Healthcare will be sponsoring two of the conference’s learning sessions. We hope you take the time to check out these great presentations:

The Secret to Recruiting to Rural Healthcare Facilities
Brock Slabach, Senior Vice President Member Services, National Rural Health Association
Cindy Slagle, Business Development Director, Weatherby Healthcare

Rural hospitals and health systems face many challenges that similar healthcare organizations in large metropolitan areas do not, especially when it comes to physician recruitment. Physicians usually prefer to practice in large metro areas, making it difficult for rural hospitals to compete for talented physicians. Brock Slabach with the National Rural Health Association and Cindy Slagle with Weatherby Healthcare will share best practices for rural hospital recruiting.

How Doctors Think: Diagnostic Challenges in the New Era of Health IT
Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco

Clinicians are spending more time with technology. In this talk, Dr. Dhaliwal will discuss how doctors and other frontline healthcare providers are helped and hindered by healthcare information technology. Through stories, videos, and data he will illustrate how technology has been part of the problem and how it will be part of the solution in the modern healthcare environment.

Dr. Dhaliwal studies how doctors think — how they diagnose, how they make treatment decisions, and how they develop expertise. Considered one of the most skillful diagnosticians and clinician-educators in the U.S. today, Dr. Dhaliwal sees patients and teaches medical students and residents in the emergency department, inpatient wards, and outpatient clinic at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. In 2012, he was profiled in the New York Times article “Could a Computer Outthink This Doctor?” He writes for the Wall Street Journal’s The Experts: Health Care blog.

Dr. Dhaliwal is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators and the UCSF Department of Medicine Council of Master Clinicians. He has won multiple teaching awards and has published over 80 articles in leading medical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association. He has been a visiting professor at multiple universities across the U.S. and in China and Japan. He writes and speaks on physician leadership, physician engagement, and the need for physicians to engage in high-value care.

See you in San Diego!

 

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Spencer Sutherland is the senior public relations manager at CHG Healthcare Services and has been writing about healthcare for more than a decade.

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