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Archive for January, 2012

Bahama’s ‘Reverse Medical Tourism’

Tribune242.com — 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 our proximity to the United […]

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

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. Opening with a foreword penned […]

News in Review

Top cities for hospital care not where you think Fiercehealth.com — A new list from HealthGrades indicates that the best quality hospital care occurs at some smaller cities that beat out major cities, with Baltimore ranking as number one in the nation.    Qatar Sheiks Opt for Medical Treatment in Bulgaria Bulgarian doctors will treat sheiks […]

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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THIS WEEK IN MEDICAL TRAVEL TODAY Volume 6, Issue 1   Greetings, TravelMarketReport.com, Kiplinger’s, USA Today, ENT Today, and the Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technologies. Those are just a few of the media outlets and organizations that chose to begin the new year with a look at medical travel.  Happily, the nature of the […]

Nicole Serfontein, Towers Watson, PART TWO

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Editor’s Note: Nicole Serfontein is a senior consultant in Towers Watson’s International Practice in Washington, D.C. What follows is part two of a conversation between Serfontein and Laura Carabello, publisher of Medical Travel Today. Part One of the interview can be accessed here. MTT: Are you familiar with health savings accounts – and do you […]

Oguz Engiz, Medicana International Ankara Hospital, Part Two

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Editor’s Note: What follows is Part Two of a conversation with Oguz Engiz of Medicana International Ankara Hospital in Turkey. Part One of the conversation can be viewed by clicking here. MTT: I noticed you provide “medical travel packages.” What prompted you to develop these and what exactly is in a package? OE: We provide […]

Medical Travel is Poised to Gain Momentum in 2012

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Travelmarketreport.com — by Nick Verrastro Will 2012 be the year that medical travel takes off? With PepsiCo’s announcement last month that it will cover certain medical travel costs for its 250,000 domestic employees, medical travel experts say it could well be. They also say agents have an important role to play in this emerging travel […]

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Addresses “Healthcare Bargains Abroad”

Editor’s Note: This month’s issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance introduces readers to some of the savings to be had by traveling abroad for care, as well as offering guidance on how to find care. To read the complete story, click here. 

The Clinic Finder is now completely free

Following The Clinic Finder’s global launch the site is now completely free. From 1 January 2012 they no longer charge introduction fees. Clinics are also listed in their medical tourism section absolutely free. They have also reduced the prices of their Enhanced Listings. David Nicholls, Managing Director and one of the founders of The Clinic […]

Mercury Healthcare’s Dr. Maria K. Todd Publishes Handbook of Medical Tourism Program Development

From initial concept to outcomes measurement, Maria Todd’s “Handbook of Medical Tourism Program Development” covers intricacies involved in building framework, infrastructure, policies and procedures to develop successful medical tourism programs in the US and abroad.  The book’s target audience includes hospital administrators, health ministries, hoteliers, and government tourism and trade promotion boards. Denver, Colorado USA […]

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