Global Health Voyager, Inc. Announces Contract With One of Israel’s Largest Hospitals as it Expands High Quality International Hospital Network for Medical Tourism

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.--October 13, 2011--Global Health Voyager, Inc. (OTCBB: GLHV), a full-service web-based medical tourism company, today announced a partnership withAssaf Harofeh Medical Center, an 800-bed facility and one of the largest hospitals in Israel offering traditional western medicine and a comprehensive range of medical-surgical services. “Israel is a highly sought-after

This Week in Medical Travel Today

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THIS WEEK IN MEDICAL TRAVEL TODAY Volume 5, Issue 21 Greetings, According to a new report from Aon Hewitt, the average cost of health coverage per US employee will surpass the $10,000 mark for the first time next year. Not surprisingly, employee contributions are also expected to rise to a

Readers Write…

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Editor's Note: Part One of our interview with J. Kevin A. McKechnie that ran in our last issue prompted Tim Morales, President of Costa Rican Medical Care, to pen the following response regarding the history of HSAs in medical travel. We thank Mr. Morales for taking the time to write

J. Kevin A. McKechnie, PART TWO

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MTT:  We hear a lot about employers adopting domestic medical travel vs. international. Do you see a reason why they wouldn’t make the move to international? JKM:  I don’t see any kind of regulatory impediment, and I don’t see a structural impediment. What I do see is a liability

As Medical Tourism Gathers Momentum, Top Blog Channels Gain Interest

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Patients Beyond Borders author now featured contributor on top sites Chapel Hill, NC –With interest in global healthcare and healthcare reform continuing unabated, medical tourism has become a popular topic across the blogosphere. The AARP Personal Health Blog and Peter Greenberg are among the popular, influential sites currently featuring posts

Drug war puts medical tourism under at the border

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The Monitor — 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 had close calls with organized crime members in Mexico. She didn’t want to be here, but she had no other

Health budgets squeeze seen boosting medical tourism

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(Reuters) - More western Europeans are going abroad for cheaper medical treatment, with France and Germany among the top destinations, and cheaper places, such as Poland and Bulgaria, well-placed to develop medical tourism industries, a report on Friday showed.  A study by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) found that France tops

74% of American women would leave the US for IVF

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LONDON, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey conducted by Ipsos Reid to gauge American women's attitudes towards In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) has found that 74% would travel outside the US for treatment if success rates were higher and treatment costs were lower. The trend of medical tourism is rapidly sweeping