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Archive for June, 2012

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’ first step: the search. As […]

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 CEO of DotHealth, and share […]

For Medical Tourists, Can Dental Costs be too Low?

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ticotimes.net – Dental tourism remains the top medical tourism venture in Costa Rica. Of the tens of thousands of medical tourists who visit the country each year, 40 percent come to undergo dental procedures. To try to gain the upper hand against competition, some dental offices offer extremely low prices. The Costa Rican Dental Surgeons […]

TravelMarketReport: More Destinations Poised for Medical Tourism Growth

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compiled by Maria Lenhart New Bali Hospital Teams Up with Marriott Courtyard Indonesia’s BIMC Hospital Group formed a partnership with the Courtyard by Marriott Bali to provide the country’s first-ever medical tourism packages for inbound travelers. The hotel, which is located in Bali’s Nusa Dua resort complex, is offering aftercare services for the adjacent BIMC […]

Historic Conference a Milestone for Medical Travel Industry

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by Maria Lenhart Eager to learn more about the promising niche of medical and wellness travel, travel sellers gathered last week at the first-ever Well-Being and Medical Travel Conference at the Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. The event, which was co-sponsored by Travel Market Report, marked a milestone for the burgeoning medical tourism industry, bringing together […]

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] , the scheme combines high quality […]

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 and revenue from foreign patients. […]

Medical Travel Today Publisher Laura Carabello on The Rise of a Global Healthcare System

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Laura Carabello, publisher of Medical Travel Today, recently addressed the audience at the Well-Being and Travel Conference in Scottsdale, AZ on the topic of “The Rise of a Global Healthcare System”. At the request of attendees and other interested parties, she has made the presentation available to readers.

News in Review

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HealthCare Consumerism Radio Announces Launch of IHC University Free Webinar Series digitaljournal.com – During the June 8, 2012, Atlanta Business Radio program, The IHC welcomed MedServ Global’s John Linss and Gordon Church and gBehavior’s Don Doster to the studio, where the trio discussed nontraditional strategies employers can use to curb escalating healthcare costs and improve the overall […]

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).   It’s an interesting read and […]

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