April 23, 2017

Archive for February, 2012

Patients Beyond Borders and Medeguide Form Strategic Alliance

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Editor’s Note: The recent news of the strategic alliance between Patients Beyond Borders®, the world’s leading source of consumer and industry information about international health travel, and Medeguide™, caught my interest. A seemingly great marketing tool for providers and facilities and a much-needed resource for consumers considering medical travel, I thought the partnership worthy of a […]

Dr. Neilesh Patel, HealthSouk, Part Two

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  Editor’s Note:  The founder of HealthCare Volunteer and HealthCare Tourism International (now-defunct), Neilesh Patel has a long-standing interest in global healthcare. He recently stepped firmly back into the medical industry with the launch of HealthSouk, an online marketplace for dental services. Medical Travel Today had the opportunity to speak with him regarding his re-entry […]

Forbes reports on “New Medical Tourism Hub Being Built in Abu Dhabi”

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Editor’s Note: forbes.com released a story last week on the Cleveland Clinic’s new medical center in Abu Dhabi and surrounding hospitality facilities. Medical Travel Today will feature an interview with a representative of the new Clinic in an upcoming issue. To read the forbes.com story click here.

South Korea Logs First Surplus in Health Tourism Account

Yonhapnews.co.kr — South Korea posted the first surplus in its medical travel account in 2011 thanks to increased spending by overseas travelers seeking healthcare and medical services in the country, the central bank said Tuesday. According to the Bank of Korea (BOK), South Korea’s income from medical tourism stood at US$116 million in 2011, the […]

Bogota to Construct Massive Medical Tourism Center

colombiareports.com —Bogota will construct a medical tourism center at a cost of $19 million, reported economic paper Portfolio Monday. The construction of the Bosque Beauty Garden Hotel & Medical Center in Bogota aims to boost the country’s health and beauty tourism, the builder told Portfolio. Cosmetic surgery will be a major part of services offered, with five-star accommodation […]

Global Health Voyager Announces Development of Medical Tourism Smartphone App

MARKETWIRE via COMTEX — Global Health Voyager, Inc. (GLHV), a publicly-traded, full-service, international medical tourism company, today announced that it has begun development of a medical tourism-related smart phone application (the “App”). The App is being designed to allow potential patients to select a procedure that they may need in the near future, ranging from minor […]

Health Travel Technologies Signs Patient Referral and Management Licensing Partnership with Orbicare Latin American Health Care Network

PRWEB — Few would argue that the US healthcare system is sick, and physician-founded Orbicare of Miami is betting that Silicon Valley’s Health Travel Technologies (HTT) has the cure with its global patient referral application. The partnership between Orbicare and Health Travel Technologies connects US patients with international doctors like never before, saving thousands on the cost […]

MyHealthGuide Examines “Medical Travel: International, Domestic and AMA Policy”

Editor’s Note: MyHealthGuide is an online newsletter for the self-funded community that “promotes and advances healthcare management, financing and compliance for the self-funded community.” To subscribe to MyHealthGuide at no cost, visit myhealthguide.com Medical tourism provides Americans international access to medical procedures at a fraction of the cost when the procedure is performed stateside.  This […]

Jeju Healthcare Town project moving smoothly

Ten years have passed since the ‘Jeju Special Act’ to make Jeju a free international city was implemented. The Jeju Free International City Development Center (JDC) was founded the following year. Since then JDC has designed six projects to build a foundation for Jeju Free International City, including the Jeju Healthcare Town project. According to […]

IHT World Launches Dental Tourism Services

PRWeb — Dental Tourism services are now available as an option that gives Americans the opportunity to have expensive dental services completed outside the United States, at a much lower cost. Americans can potentially save thousands of dollars, yet enjoy the same high quality dental treatment they would receive in the US. There is no question […]

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