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This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, The eyes of the banking world will be glued to this week’s edition and the featured interview with J. Kevin A. McKechnie, Executive Director of the American Bankers Insurance Association and Director of the Health Savings Account (HSA) Council. Kevin offers some key insights into the growing ties between HSAs and medical travel, opening […]

Global Health Voyager, Inc. Announces New Relationship with Apollo Hospitals Enterprises, Provides Medical Travelers Access to 54 Facilities in India

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sep 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Global Health Voyager, Inc., (GHV) (OTCBB: GLHV), a full-service, web-based, medical tourism facilitator, today announced a relationship with Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd. (AHEL), an integrated healthcare organization that includes owned and managed hospitals, diagnostic clinics, dispensing pharmacies and consultancy services. Apollo Hospitals Group is regarded as an […]

J. Kevin A. McKechnie, Part I

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Editor’s Note: While Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) aren’t exactly new, not everyone in the medical travel industry is familiar with how they work. In order to assist with reader understanding of the implications of our conversation with J. Kevin McKechnie, executive director of the American Bankers Insurance Association and director of the Health Savings Account, […]

Gregory Ciottone, M.D., FACEP, Chief Medical Officer, American Hospital Management Company – Washington, D.C., PART II

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Editor’s Note: We’re pleased to present the conclusion of our interview with Gregory Ciottone. To view Part I, click here. Medical Travel Today (MTT): Why do you think that U.S. employers are still so reticent to adopt an international medical travel benefit? Gregory Ciottone (GC): I’m not sure they have been slow to adopt. If […]

Global Health Voyager, Inc., Executes Memorandum of Understanding to Purchase Assets of PlanetHospital, One of the Largest U.S.-Based Medical Travel Facilitators

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  BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sep 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Global Health Voyager, Inc. (GHV) (OTCBB: GLHV), a full-service, web-based, medical tourism facilitator today announced that it entered into a memorandum of understanding, Sept. 1, 2011, with PlanetHospital (PH), the largest medical travel facilitator in the United States, to acquire all the PlanetHospital assets from Healthcare […]

I. Glenn Cohen: Medical Tourism, Access to Health Care, and Global Justice

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  Editor’s Note: This month’s issue of the Virginia Journal of International Law features a paper by Glenn Cohen, Harvard assistant professor of law, on the topic of “Medical Tourism, Access to Health Care, and Global Justice.” We’re pleased to provide the following abstract and a link to the complete paper. Abstract: Medical tourism – […]

Peyton Manning, Colts QB, underwent stem cell therapy in Europe for nagging neck injury

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BY KEVIN ARMSTRONG, DAILY NEWS SPORTS WRITER Colts quarterback Peyton Manning traveled to Europe for stem cell therapy that is currently not approved in the United States as he made a last-ditch effort to stave off further surgery on his neck in September, according to a report on Fox’s pre-game show. Manning, 35, missed the Colts’ opener against the Houston Texans last week after undergoing […]

Why Do Peyton Manning, Americans Leave United States for Stem Cell Treatment?

Lifenews.com — The United States has arguably the most advanced healthcare in the world. Which is why I was surprised at how many Americans are going abroad for stem cell treatments using their own adult stem cells. This is called an antilogous stem cell transplant. I read nearly everyday about patients going to China, India and Germany to […]

Cleveland Clinic Releases Patients Beyond Borders® Focus On™

First U.S. hospital to be featured in popular new digital publication for the medical traveler Chapel Hill, NC – September 15, 2011: Patients Beyond Borders,® the best-selling consumer reference guide for medical tourism, is pleased to announce the official release of FOCUS ON: Cleveland Clinic, profiling one of the top international healthcare centers in the […]

Chinese Hospitals and International Patient Centers Open Their Doors to Visiting Medical Business and Insurers

China International Travel Services USA (CITSUSA) and ChinaHealthToday (CHT), a medical facilitator member of the Medical Travel Association, have organized a tour of Shanghai and Beijing hospitals and international patient centers, October 2011. To date, 12 healthcare facilities have extended an invitation to healthcare professionals and businesses to visit. The hospitals selected include JCI-accredited facilities, […]

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