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Archive for September, 2011

News in Review

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NEWS IN REVIEW Local Ex-Medical Fraudster Loses Contract Satori World Medical, which refers to a fourth-floor Mission Valley office as its “world headquarters,” has lost its contract with the city of Hartford, Connecticut, to provide “medical tourism” services to city employees. Arroyos ruining St. Luke’s image Bworldonline.com— “You will not find any medical institution in […]

Gregory Ciottone, MD, FACEP, Chief Medical Officer, American Hospital Management Company, Part One

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SPOTLIGHT: Gregory Ciottone, MD, FACEP, Chief Medical Officer, American Hospital Management Company, Part One Medical Travel Today (MTT): You are a physician as well as an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School… so how did you get involved with international hospital management? Gregory Ciottone (GC): Upon graduation and after serving a residency, I began a […]

Dr. Sharon Sweeney Fee, Part Two

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SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Sharon Sweeney Fee, Part Two     Editor’s Note: Publisher Laura Carabello met Dr. Sweeney Fee at the recent medical travel meeting in Korea. In our last issue, we featured Part I of a discussion between the two after that meeting. The conclusion of the conversation follows below. Medical Travel Today (MTT): What […]

‘Medical Travel Today: Opinions and Perspectives on an Industry in the Making’ Released for Publication

‘Medical Travel Today: Opinions and Perspectives on an Industry in the Making’ Released for Publication, Marking Fifth Anniversary of Industry’s Leading Newsletter Elmwood Park, N.J. – September 14, 2011 – Medical Travel Today, the authoritative newsletter for the worldwide medical travel industry, today announced the publication of “Medical Travel Today: Opinions and Perspectives on an […]

Global Spa Summit Research Finds Potentially Explosive, $106 Billion Wellness Tourism Market Held Back by Conceptual Confusion and Weak Promotional Models

Global Spa Summit Research Finds Potentially Explosive, $106 Billion Wellness Tourism Market Held Back by Conceptual Confusion and Weak Promotional Models New York, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2011—The Global Spa Summit (GSS) today released key findings from its research initiative “Wellness Tourism and Medical Tourism: Where Do Spas Fit?” – the most comprehensive investigation of the wellness […]

Patients Beyond Borders® Author to be Featured at AARP’s Life@50+ National Event and Expo

Patients Beyond Borders® Author to be Featured at AARP’s Life@50+ National Event and Expo       Josef Woodman, author of Patients Beyond Borders, has again been selected as a featured presenter and moderator at Life@50+, AARP’s National Event and Expo, Sept. 22–24, at the Los Angeles Convention Center (CA). Woodman will moderate a panel discussion […]

AMA President Peter W. Carmel, M.D. Issues a Message to all Physicians Regarding Medicare Turning Retirees into New “Medical Tourists”

AMA President Peter W. Carmel, M.D. Issues a Message to all Physicians Regarding Medicare Turning Retirees into New “Medical Tourists” amednews.com — AMA Leader Commentary: A few words about current events in medical practice   I suspect in the minds of many patients, there is a disconnect between the turmoil in Washington and the relationships […]

ANY LAB TEST NOW® Partners with Cambria Health Care, Inc.

ANY LAB TEST NOW® Partners with Cambria Health Care, Inc. Local Pre and Post Surgery Testing Available for Medical Tourism Patients ANY LAB TEST NOW® announced its partnership with Cambria Health Care, Inc., to provide pre-surgery and post-procedure lab tests for patients accessing affordable, quality healthcare through international and domestic medical tourism. Cambria Health Care […]

High-End Medical Travel

Laszlo Puczko, Co-Founder, Wellness Tourism Worldwide High-End Medical Travel As in every form of travel, many medical travelers can also enjoy the various amenities available only for the selected few. The labels for these services are numerous: luxury, high- or top-end, exclusive, personal, etc. Luxury as we tend to know it has very identical qualities: […]

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