September 22, 2014

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 [...]

SPOTLIGHT: Donald W. Kemper, Founder and CEO, Healthwise

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donaldkemper@healthwise.org     About Don Kemper Donald W. Kemper, M.P.H., is founder and CEO of Healthwise, a not-for-profit organization offering consumer health information and decision tools that help people make better health decisions. Kemper is a passionate advocate for raising the quality of patient engagement in healthcare. By prescribing prevention, self-management and decision-support tools relevant [...]

The Role of Urgent and Primary Care within Medical Tourism

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by Christopher Timm, President Metro Immediate & Primary Care Worldwide, medical tourism is a quickly growing industry as people are pursuing higher quality and more specialized healthcare outside of their own country. Many of these patients arrive to the U.S. after having researched and communicated with reputable specialists to pursue a path of wellness they [...]

Healthwise and the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation to Merge

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Healthwise is the nonprofit with the world’s greatest reach in patient engagement. The Informed Medical Decisions Foundation is the nonprofit with the world’s greatest depth of knowledge about shared decision making. These two nonprofits announce our pending merger. It is a merger made in heaven for patients, providers, and payers alike. More patients will get [...]

SPOTLIGHT: Hank Kearney, President and Founder, PHM International, Inc.

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Hank Kearney PHM International, Inc. Orlando/Sebastian, USA Hankk@phmintl.com www.phmintl.com +1.772.388.6496 +1.772.388.6624 fax PHM International: PHM Training Management PHM Advisory Follow: www.phm-monitor.com Twitter: twitter.com/#!/HankKearney     About Hank Kearney Based in Florida, Hank Kearney is president and founder of PHM International, Inc. PHM International is the established brand holder of the PHM Emerging Markets Healthcare Monitor, [...]

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