Self-Insurance Institute of America Reports on What’s Motivating Self-Insured Employers to Offshore Their Employees’ Surgical Care

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Editor's Note: Just as this issue was getting ready to publish, we were alerted to an article in the May issue ofThe Self-Insurer, a publication of the Self-Insurance Institute of America. Written by David Boucher of Companion Global Healthcare, the story's focus is the factors compelling American employers to consider incentivizing

Wellness Travel Experience Worth $5,500 to Be Given Away at “WELL-BEING AND MEDICAL TRAVEL CONFERENCE 2012”

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It was recently announced that a spectacular wellness travel experience worth $5,500 will be given away at this month's "Well-Being and Medical Travel Conference 2012" on June 20-21, 2012, at The Phoenician luxury resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. (www.well-beingtravelconference.com). Participants at the event's trade show will have the opportunity to play the

BIMC Hospital Teams Up with Courtyard Marriott

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traveldailynews.com - BIMC Hospital Group has announced a partnership with the Courtyard by Marriott Bali to provide the country's first-ever medical tourism packages and services to inbound travelers visiting Asia's most popular island destination. Inaugurated on May 5 by Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu, along with officials from the

A New Tool To Track The Progress Of The Healthcare System

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Editor's Note: healthaffairs.org recently ran an interesting piece on an effort by the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department to track how the US health system is performing. The Health System Measurement Project allows people to track the progress being made toward providing all Americans with access to affordable, high-quality healthcare and toward reducing