This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, Safety is and has always been a key issue in the world of healthcare and medical travel. While most of our efforts tend to focus on safety and the point of delivery, one organization is doing its part to bring a new level of safety to many medical travelers'

Andy Weissberg, CEO, DotHealth

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Editor's Note: Our last issue included a news release regarding DotHealth, LLC's application to establish .health as a generic top-level domain (gTLD) with the intent of providing a safer and more secure online namespace for global health stakeholders. This week we're pleased to feature an interview with Andy Weissberg, co-founder and

Passport2Health Launches Pioneering Private Medical Coverage Combining Private UK Diagnostics with Private Treatment Abroad

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A ground-breaking product from Passport2Health, a new entrant to the private healthcare insurance market, is set to change the shape of UK health coverage and challenge the high cost of traditional private medical insurance (PMI). With typical savings of up to 50 percent[i] , and from as little as £19 per month[ii] ,

Thailand Medical Tourism Market and Future Forecast Report Now Available

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A new report from Renub Research titled Thailand Medical Tourist Arrivals, Medical Tourism Market & Forecast to 2015 provides a comprehensive analysis of the Thailand Medical tourism market covering in detail various aspects such as foreign patients' arrivals, revenue from foreign patients, competitive landscape and market share of the foreign patients' arrivals

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, The Self-Insurer, a publication of the Self-Insurance Institute of America, recently shined a light on the value proposition of medical and surgical care abroad. Penned by David Boucher of Companion Global Healthcare, the piece examines the differentiators that are driving employers to offshore their employees' surgical care (see INDUSTRY NEWS). 

Readers write…

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Amanda, The problem with our medical care here in the US is that it's based on an economic model that is a disaster. Quality has caved in to the adoption of directives here that remove the humanity from healthcare, employing hospitalists who do nothing other than provide the hospitals with