October 31, 2014

Dominican Republic among Top Medical Tourism Destinations

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Dominicantoday.com- Americans, especially Costa Rican Americans living in the United States, choose to go to Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica for complex medical procedures, dental works and aesthetic surgery. According to a report published by thecostaricanews.com, Costa Ricans living in the United States have an advantage over Americans who do not speak the [...]

Medical Tourism Amongst Key Factors Driving Huge Growth in Malaysian Healthcare Market by 2020, says GlobalData

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Healthcare.globaldata.com-Medical tourism, easy regulatory guidelines, a lack of strict price regulation and an increasing elderly population will be the main contributors to the rapid rise in Malaysia’s healthcare market value by 2020, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report* states that these factors, as well as the fact that Malaysia is [...]

Interview: Suzanne Taylor, former Vice President, HealthSmart

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About Suzanne Taylor, former Vice President, HealthSmart Suzanne is a seasoned professional, driven to deliver results in everything she does. Leadership, team management, strategy development and execution, and achieving goals are what she does best. Specialties: Healthcare business expertise in managed care provider contracting for hospitals, physicians and allied and ancillary providers; financial analysis; complex [...]

SPOTLIGHT: John Olsen, M.D., chair, AAAHC International

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  jolsen@aaahc.org https://www.aaahc.org/ About John Olsen, M.D. Dr. John Olsen is a Health Services executive with 23 years of transformational domestic and international leadership experience in public, government, private healthcare industries, and senior military roles. He has managed care and network development expertise with entitlement and self-insured product lines, and is an accomplished speaker, BOD [...]

New Affordable Healthcare Program

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History of Black Seed: Few people in the United States have heard of this fascinating history of a seed used by a large portion of the world’s population. References to this seed can be found in some of the oldest religious and medical texts. It is called Black seed and is believed to be indigenous [...]

SPOTLIGHT: Yehuda Handelsman, M.D., FACP, FACE, FNLA

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About Yehuda Handelsman, M.D. Dr. Yehuda Handelsman is the medical director and principal investigator of the Metabolic Institute of America, and an endocrinologist in private practice in Tarzana, California.  He is the president of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE), a past president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), chair of the AACE Diabetes and [...]

Michael J. Barry, M.D., president, Informed Medical Decisions Foundation

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mbarry@imdfoundation.org http://www.informedmedicaldecisions.org/     About Michael J. Barry, M.D. Michael became president of the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation in 2009, but has been involved with the Foundation since its beginning and previously served as chief medical editor. He is a past president of the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) and the Society of General [...]

Spotlight: Cheryl Smith, Medical & Wellness Tourism Manager at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

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Cheryl Smith is no novice to communicating the value of medical travel. She’s been boosting opportunities for the city of Las Vegas in her role as Medical & Wellness Tourism manager at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA.com) for nearly three years. “If I told you about everything new happening in Las Vegas I’d run [...]

Kelly Jenkins, Co-founder and CEO, 360 Global Health

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kellyjenkins@360globalhealth.com http://www.360globalhealth.com/     About Kelly Jenkins I love figuring out what people need and then providing it for them. I am a solution specialist. Currently, I run 360 Global Health Inc. – a medical travel company that provides alternative healthcare solutions to consumers who want trusted, high quality, value priced care around the globe. [...]

7 Reasons to Choose Turkey as the Best Destination for Hair Transplantation

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Placidway.com – Since 1952, when Dr. Norman Orentreich performed the first successful hair transplantation procedure in New York, the cosmetic procedure has restored not only the appearance, but also the self-confidence of millions of men and women all over the world. According to the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery in 2010, there were 923,599 [...]

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