Medical Travel Today editors interviewed this individual who chooses to remain anonymous - but we heard her story first-hand. For this article, we will call her Jane Doe. Jane Doe, a single mother living in Tennessee, was interested in getting a partial facelift, but couldn't afford a fancy price tag, and
Steven J. Thompson, M.B.A., chief executive officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine International, will address the constituents at the "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). Mr. Thompson was recently appointed by the
Constructionweekonline.com -Saudi Arabia is promoting increased specialization in its hospitals to account for domestic lifestyle factors, private healthcare requirements for expats, and a growing regional demand for top class healthcare facilities. The emergence of lifestyle-related diseases has created new opportunities for growth, according to the Colliers Q1 2012 'Healthcare Overview.'
Editor's Note: Ostensibly about retiring abroad, a recent piece in US News & World Report offered some insight into a city-sponsored medical tourism program. The featured program, based in Cuenca, Ecuador, provides patients with access to five of the region's top hospitals, as well as discounts for lodging, dining and tourist attractions.
International Private Medical Insurance Magazine (IPMI.com) - Medical tourism becomes safer for medical tourists with the launch of insurance specifically for people traveling abroad to obtain medical treatment. "Episodes Medical Travel Insurance offers travelers protection against certain risks of surgery, along with safeguards against medical emergencies, lost luggage and trip
Global Health Voyager, Inc., a publicly-traded, full-service, international medical tourism company, announced a new round-the-clock nursing support service for its users. "Our upcoming phone support option will give patients 24-hour access to highly-qualified registered nurses," said Ali Moussavi, CEO of Global Health Voyager. "We match nurses with patients based on