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.
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
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,
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
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
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
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