Patients Beyond Borders® and Medeguide™ Form Strategic Alliance

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Partnership creates one-stop shop for international healthcare consumers in search of safe, affordable medical care Chapel Hill, N.C., US, and Bangkok, Thailand – Patients Beyond Borders®, the world’s leading source of consumer and industry information about international health travel, and Medeguide™, the world’s leading online international doctor directory, have formed

MTTI Announces Launch of “Welcoming the World”

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Medical Tourism Training Inc. has announced the first-of-its-kind on-line and on-site program, "Welcoming the World: Building an Outstanding International Patient Department." Created by its team of internationally recognized healthcare and training experts, "Welcoming the World" is a fully scalable and flexible package for both new and established International Patient Departments. Providers

A Look At How Health Reform Is Driving Doctors Out Of Business

Fallback Image —American doctors are facing a financial crisis. According to Parija Kavilanz of CNN Money, physicians blame "shrinking insurance reimbursements, changing regulations, and rising business and drug costs" for their recent financial troubles. As private practices become victims of healthcare reform and Medicare and Medicaid cuts, many doctors are being forced to shut their

Ahmadinejad Stresses Iran’s Growing Medical Tourism Industry

Fallback Image — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadineja stressed Iran's high capabilities in medical fields, and added that many people from around the world now choose Iran for receiving medical treatment. Addressing a conference on medical research here in Tehran on Tuesday (1/17), Ahmadineja said that 30,000 people come to Iran each

Bahama’s ‘Reverse Medical Tourism’

Fallback Image — Bahamians pump millions of dollars each year into the South Florida's medical tourism sector, a leading doctor told Tribune Business yesterday, adding that this nation provides the largest international client base for several hospitals in the area. Dr. Brown said: "Medical tourism will be a benefit because of

Handbook of Medical Tourism Program Development: Developing Globally Integrated Health Systems Now Available

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Denver, Colorado USA – The recently published Handbook of Medical Tourism Program Development: Developing Globally Integrated Health Systems, authored by Dr. Maria K. Todd, Lisa Beichl, MBA, and Tracy Simmons, offers government ministries, hoteliers, spa owners and medical tourism provider networks with tips and techniques for succeeding in the industry.