Volume 6, Issue 6 by Amanda Haar, Editor Greetings, I learned a new term this week: Cross Border Reproductive Care (CBRC). It's a handy term as it's broad enough to cover care delivered anywhere in the world, and also encompasses all types of reproductive care - from surrogacy and egg
Professor Marcia Inhorn, Part One Editor's Note: One of the presentations that garnered a lot of attention at the recent Center for Medical Tourism Research Conference in Austin, Texas, was Marcia Inhorn's Reproductive Tourism: Global Trends, Middle Eastern Perspectives. A Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs at Yale University, Inhorn is a
A forward-thinking medical initiative, which will dramatically impact how healthcare is delivered around the world, is being developed in West Virginia. Jim Justice, chairman and owner of The Greenbrier, along with world-renowned physicians Dr. James Andrews, Dr. Tom Graham, Michael Immel, orthopedic practice management consultant and long-time advisor to Dr.
A specially assembled panel of patient travelers will candidly discuss their experiences traveling abroad for medical and dental procedures at the upcoming "Well-Being and Medical Travel Conference 2012." The event will take place on June 20-21, 2012, at The Phoenician luxury resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. (www.well-beingtravelconference.com) The session is a
Editor's Note: A recent piece by Melanie Swan on the Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technologies (ieet.org) suggests that, more than any other industry, stem cell therapies are poised to make a significant near-term impact on worldwide public health. In addition to the most obvious use of stem cells, Swan also
Leo A. Daly shares healthcare design and programming expertise with Turkey's healthcare leaders ISTANBUL, TURKEY-Feb. 27, 2012 -- The U.S. Commercial Service and international architecture, planning, engineering, interiors and program management firm Leo A. Daly hosted a symposium entitled "Healthcare Tourism: Medical, Wellness, Geriatrics Design Trends and New Technologies" at the U.S. Consulate
The Economic Times - Facilitating easy medical access to patients from abroad, healthcare major Prime India today launched the International Wellness Card here. The end-to-end approach in the form of an International Wellness Card will enable patients from abroad to gain access to a host of e-health services, medical tourism educational kits and discounted rates