This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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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

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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

Tele-Well Being: The Right Brain on the Move

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By Dr. Eric I. Mitchell Tele-Well Being is a "design model" for a new healthcare delivery system for on-the-go travelers.  Its design is made up of utility and significance.  The utility, the need for healthcare, is a very important part of America because of our large senior population that's taking

West Virginia Selected as Site for Cutting-Edge Medical Initiative

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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.

Patient Travelers Give Candid Recaps of Medical Travel Experiences Abroad at Well-Being and Medical Travel Conference 2012

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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