January 29, 2015

John A. Bennett, M.D., President and CEO, Devon International Group

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      jb@devonintlgroup.com www.devonhealth.com About John A. Bennett, M.D. For the last 35 years, John A. Bennett, M.D., has been one of the most recognized entrepreneurs and businessmen in the Philadelphia area. A local and national leader in the healthcare and technology industries, Dr. Bennett is currently the president and CEO of the Devon [...]

The Downfall of Weight Loss Surgery

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by Thomas W. Clark, M.S., M.D., FACS The Downfall of Bariatric Surgery is It Works!!! What?! What I mean is that weight loss surgery often works so well that patients commonly do NOT make the lifestyle/behavioral changes that they need to make in order to optimize weight loss or keep it off long-term. The problem [...]

Beyond the Culture, Sun and Luxury Hotels, Portugal Offers Medical Tourism

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Portugal is a fast emerging destination when it comes to tourism. But, beyond golf, sun, history and food there is now a growing medical tourism product offer in Portugal. In fact, Medical Port is emerging as the country’s global medical tourism facilitator. The idea of seeking treatments, surgery and general medical care in Portugal comes [...]

Thailand Medical Tourism Market 2018 Forecasts: 15 Top Countries’ Analysis on Visits and Spending in Thailand

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MarketReportsOnline.com adds Thailand Medical Tourism & Forecast market research report of 74 pages with 65 Figures and three Tables to the healthcare segment of its online industry intelligence library. This research provides a complete analysis of the top 15 countries that visited Thailand for medical treatment. All the 15 countries in the report have been [...]

SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW: Prof. S. Yunkap Kwankam, Ph.D., CEO at Global eHealth Consultants

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SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW: Prof. S. Yunkap Kwankam, Ph.D., CEO at Global eHealth Consultants (GeHCs) and Executive Director, International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH)     ykwankam@gehcs.com www.gehcs.com http://www.isfteh.org/ About S. Yunkap Kwankam, Ph.D. S. Yunkap Kwankam holds a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering, and was elected to the following American honor associations; Eta [...]

Medicare to Drive Australian Healthcare Industry Value to US$42.5 Billion by 2020, says GlobalData

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Australia’s pharmaceutical sector to grow from US$22.7 billion in 2013 to US$32.1 billion by 2020 However, generic substitution by pharmacists has had a negative impact on pharmaceutical market growth, says report Australia’s healthcare market is set to grow to an impressive US$42.5 billion by 2020, driven by universal healthcare coverage provided by Medicare and good [...]

India Medical Tourism & Forecast

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Indian Medical tourism has emerged as the fastest mounting segment of tourism industry. Bangladesh is the leading source country. Maldives is the second leading market for India medical tourism, but its share is continuously declining, and it is anticipated that Afghanistan will replace Maldives to capture the second spot in the Indian medical tourism market. [...]

Tour Choice Launches Medical Tourism Packages In Phuket, Thailand

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Tour Choice offers the best tour packages in South East Asia, and is now offering an all-inclusive medical tourism package to Thailand’s leading hospital facility. Healthcare in the U.S. has reached a watershed which has finally made it more affordable to everyday citizens, but operations and procedures nevertheless still run into the tens of thousands [...]

SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW: Leonard Karp, President and CEO, Philadelphia International Medicine

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    lkarp@philadelphiamedicine.com http://www.philadelphiamedicine.com/ About Leonard Karp Leonard Karp is the president and CEO of Philadelphia International Medicine and a two-decade veteran of the U.S. healthcare industry. At Philadelphia International Medicine (PIM), Karp leads an organization dedicated to establishing the Philadelphia region as an international healthcare destination of choice. PIM is seen as an economic [...]

“Wellness Travel: Shaping America’s Health & Economy” Report Released by Wellness Tourism Worldwide

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Wellness Tourism Worldwide www.wellnesstourismworldwide.com (WTW), a leading wellness tourism research, education and consulting business, is pleased to announce the release of “Wellness Travel: Shaping America’s Health & Economy.” Quoted below in italics is an excerpt from “Wellness Travel: Shaping America’s Health & Economy” outlining who should be involved and why:* Medical professionals and wellness practitioners [...]

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