Medical Travel: The Time for Agents is Now

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by Maria Lenhart, travelmarketreport.com - News articles about medical tourism often focus on the exotic - patients traveling to India for invasive heart surgery and the like. But for travel agents, the best opportunities in this burgeoning market are far less complex and much closer to home. "Agents should focus

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, In this issue I'm happy to present Part Two of my conversation with Yale University's Marcia Inhorn on the subject of Cross-Border Reproductive Care (CBRC). I, for one, found her insights into the factors shaping and driving the industry to be fascinating. I think you will too. FYI, a

Professor Marcia Inhorn, Part Two

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Editor's Note: This is Part Two of a conversation with Marcia Inhorn,aprofessor of Anthropology and International Affairs at Yale University.Inhorn's recent presentation at the Center for Medical Tourism Research Conference in Austin, Texas,Reproductive Tourism: Global Trends, Middle Eastern Perspectives, garnered a lot of attention and praise. Medical Travel Today spoke with Inhorn after

Sebastian Viramontes

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Medical Travel Today (MTT): What is Hospital's history and experience in medical travel? Sebastian Viramontes (SV): Hospital San Jose Tec de Monterrey is actually a university hospital. It was founded in 1969 and since then has provided care to many people in the community. In 1978 the hospital was granted to

Johns Hopkins Medicine International CEO Steven Thompson to Address “Well-Being and Medical Travel Conference”

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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