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Archive for June, 2012

DotHealth, LLC Applies for .Health New Generic Top Level Domain

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Businesswire.com –In support of its mission and vision to establish the .Health new generic top-level domain (gTLD) as a safer and more secure online namespace for global health stakeholders, DotHealth, LLC is pleased to announce it has applied to Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the exclusive rights to operate the .Health top-level domain […]

News in Review

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India’s Halal Hospital Onislam.net – Hoping to boost medical tourism from Muslim countries, Chennai’s Global Health Center, in the eastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, has acquired a halal certificate for its hospital services to assure Muslim patients on the quality of the services offered to them, Two Circles website reported. Dubai to develop medical […]

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, While major media seems to be focused on the big billion dollar opportunities and numbers that medical travelpromises, there are a few folks who are keeping their focus a little closer to the ground and home. In our first SPOTLIGHT we feature Part Two of our conversation with Dr. Simon Hudson of the Center […]

Simon Hudson, Center of Economic Excellence in Tourism and Economic Development, University of South Carolina, PART TWO

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Editor’s Note: Earlier this year Dr. Simon Hudson and his colleague Xiang (Robert) Li published a research report entitled, Domestic Medical Tourism: A Neglected Dimension of Medical Tourism Research. Since then Hudson has presented at several medical travel events where his findings and ideas have been both challenged and lauded. Medical Travel Today caught up with Hudson to learn […]

David Mair, Soter Healthcare, Part One

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Medical Travel Today (MTT): Let’s start with your background and involvement in medical travel. What can you tell us? David Mair (DM): I started in the international healthcare business when I served as the director of risk management and athlete benefits for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). Going back to 1989, the USOC began offering a health […]

30 Days and Counting Until… “WELL-BEING AND MEDICAL TRAVEL CONFERENCE 2012”

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In just under 30 days on June 20-21, 2012, the “Well-Being and Medical Travel Conference 2012″ will kick off at The Phoenician luxury resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. (www.well-beingtravelconference.com). “Travel and tourism has been making big news lately,” said Anne Marie Moebes, executive vice president at Well-Being Travel. “Brand USA, the new tourism marketing entity responsible for […]

Andreini & Company names Jim DiFalco Vice President of Sales for Employee Benefit Captive Services Division

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San Mateo, CA – Andreini & Company, one of the largest privately-held insurance brokerage firms, has named Jim DiFalco as vice president of Sales for their Employee Benefits Captive Services Division. Jim will be part of Andreini’s Employee Benefits practice building upon the firm’s already dominant position in the Captive Services business for mid-sized to […]

Osceola County Offers Workers Free Surgeries – Overseas

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Editor’s Note: Recently journalist David Breen of the Orlando Sentinel was compiling a story on medical travel. In the course of his research, Breen reached out to Medical Travel Today’s publisher Laura Carabello for comment. An excerpt of his story and a link to the complete piece follows below. Patients who want to have their surgery for free, with a little […]

Patients Beyond Borders Launches Dubai Healthcare City Edition

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Patients Beyond Borders: Dubai Healthcare City Edition First edition addressing medical tourism in the Middle East to be introduced at Arabian Travel Market conference Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) and Healthy Travel Media are pleased to announce the official release of Patients Beyond Borders: Dubai Healthcare City Edition, which will be published in English and Arabic for international […]

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