December 21, 2014

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 [...]

Is Costa Rica an Affordable Option for Expats and Medical Tourists with Alzheimer’s Disease?

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by Fabiola Pomareda Ticotimes.net- High care costs in the United States for patients with Alzheimer’s disease are prompting many families to look to other countries, including Costa Rica, as an alternative treatment option. According to the nonprofit health group Alzheimer’s Association, more than five million Alzheimer’s patients live in the United States, and someone is [...]

PlacidWay Upgrades PlacidWay.com Helping Consumers Choose Medical Options Abroad

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Inspired by the 2014 Medical Tourism Global Consumer Demand Survey Analysis, PlacidWay, a medical tourism company, has recently upgraded its website, www.placidway.com offering intuitive and quick access to hundreds of medical facilities, packages, prices, medical destinations and all the information needed by medical travelers. PlacidWay, a U.S.-based medical tourism company, now offers its customers a [...]

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 [...]

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