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.

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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THIS WEEK IN MEDICAL TRAVEL TODAY Volume 6, Issue 1   Greetings,, 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.

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

Medical Travel is Poised to Gain Momentum in 2012

Fallback Image — 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

The Clinic Finder is now completely free

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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

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

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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

Global Medtracker Reports Strong Growth in Traffic

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PRLog (Press Release) — Global Medtracker, a gateway portal to medical travel/tourism resources, announces its 2011 quarter on quarter growth rates* Website hits: Apr  1 – June 30      -5% July 1 – Sept  30     +295% Oct 1 – Dec 31        +142% Unique Visitors :