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The Clinic Finder Adds Medical Tourism to Consumer Options

David Nicholls, director of “The Clinic Finder”, recently announced the addition of a “medical tourism” section to the healthcare provider search engine’s domestic site. “The concept of ‘The Clinic Finder’ had always been to give people the broadest range of healthcare providers and options, be that locally or internationally,” said Nicholls.  “When we were formulating […]

Mercury Healthcare International launches the first global implant registry for health travel members

Today, as an added member benefit to its Global Access Passport™ members, Mercury Healthcare International launched a brand-agnostic, globally integrated implant registry, which tracks costs, effectiveness, clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, and aids and assists in contact patients in the event of a manufacturer’s recall. The mutual collaboration on an international registry of implants of all kinds […]

David Badour Joins Satori World Medical as Director of Client Services

San Diego, CA, September 17, 2011 — (PR.com) — Satori World Medical, a leader in medical travel, has named David Badour director of client services. Badour brings more than 15 years of expertise in healthcare sales and client relationship development. In his new role, he will provide leadership in all facets of client services including […]

International Board of Medicine and Surgery Releases Summary Findings of Medical Travel/Continuing

A recent survey conducted by the International Board of Medicine and Surgery (IBMS) confirmed that the IBMS community places a high priority on Continuing Medical Education (CME) for those involved in the medical travel industry. Results of the 14-question survey first distributed in March of this year revealed that respondents were most interested in seeing […]

Doctors Targeting January for Spinal Medical Tourism in Bahamas

Thetribune242.com — Doctors Hospital is targeting January for its next medical tourism initiative, the BISX-listed healthcare institution telling Tribune Business that its $1.067 million net income performance for the first half of its 2012 financial year was “slightly ahead” of budget projections. In a series of emailed replies to this newspaper’s questions, Doctors Hospital confirmed it […]

Medical tourism is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to the NHS

Responsesource.com — More the 2.6 million Britons have recently been or are planning to go abroad for medical treatment. The most common elective surgery procedures for outbound United Kingdom patients include hip and knee replacements, and cataract removal. Most medical tourists go abroad to avoid paying for treatment not available on the NHS. However, if […]

News in Review

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Economics of Pulling Teeth: Drug war puts medical tourism under at Tamps border, official says Sara Rodriguez couldn’t stop wringing her hands as she sat at a dentist office, waiting to return to the United States. Two of her family members had close calls with organized crime members in Mexico. She didn’t want to be […]

The Clinic Finder Adds Medical Tourism to Consumer Options

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David Nicholls, a Director of ‘The Clinic Finder’, recently announced the addition of a ‘medical tourism’ section to the healthcare provider search engine’s domestic site. “The concept of ‘The Clinic Finder’ had always been to give people the broadest range of healthcare providers and options, be that locally or internationally,” says Nicholls. “When we were […]

From the Editor

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THIS WEEK IN MEDICAL TRAVEL TODAY Volume 5, Issue 19 by Amanda Haar, Editor   Greetings, Rising medical costs, continued confusion about the future of healthcare and a limited number of physicians accepting new Medicare patients are a few of the factors fueling an interest in medical travel among older Americans. While the American Medical […]

Global Health Voyager, Inc. Introduces New Options to Use Health Savings Accounts for Medical Travel

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Global Health Voyager, Inc. Introduces New Options to Use Health Savings Accounts for Medical Travel BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – September 14, 2011 – Global Health Voyager, Inc. (OTCBB: GLHV), a full-service, web-based, medical tourism facilitator, today announced that it will now offer its medical travel programs to Health Savings Accounts  (HSA), a tax-advantaged medical saving […]

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