This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, While partnering is hardly a new trend in medical travel, it is one that's generating a lot of attention lately in the US. Concerns about the Affordable Care Act are motivating providers, payers, suppliers and other healthcare organizations to actively consider and pursue partnerships to address the potential realities

Joseph Barcie, Baptist Health South Florida, Part One

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Editor's Note: When I received a recent "status change" from Joseph Barcie via a social network, I was intrigued to learn what kind of opportunity could draw him away from the great success he had at International Hospital Corporation (IHC). I quickly learned that although he had moved on to Baptist

Camille Hoheb, Wellness Tourism Worldwide and Global Spa and Wellness, Part One

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Medical Travel Today (MTT):Let's start with your background. Tell us how you became involved in wellness travel. Camille Hoheb (CH): I initially earned my master's degree in Healthcare Administration, and focused on hospital management, specifically, marketing, business development and healthcare education, which also included managing a hospital-based wellness center. After 10

Partnering is a Growing Trend in the Healthcare Industry: Survey Finds

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PRWeb - "Partnering" is a healthcare industry trend that appears to be gaining momentum, according to a recent survey of California-based healthcare executives, taken following the Supreme Court's decision to largely uphold the Affordable Care Act. The survey, conducted in July by the Adaptive Business Leaders (ABL) Organization, an executive networking

Mercury Advisory Group Posts New Series on Smart Cities and Medical Tourism

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Editor's Note: Mercury Advisory Group Team Leader Chad Reischl, MURP, LEED-AP, just published a new series on medical tourism and smart city development. The five-part series examines how smart cities use modern technology and human capital to go beyond traditional development practices. This development approach is essential for places in search of new ways

National Center for Policy Analysis’ John C. Goodman Publishes Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis

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A book launch party will be held on Wednesday, August 22, 2012,6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., to honor the publication of Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis by acclaimed healthcare scholar John C. Goodman, Ph.D. RSVP here In Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, Goodman explains

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, There are few destinations that epitomize the promise and challenges of medical travel better than Dubai. Once heralded as the future face of the industry, Dubai and, in particular, Dubai's Healthcare City, were designed with noble aspirations and lofty ambitions. Then, like the rest of the world, it suffered

László Puczkó, Founder, The Tourism Observatory for Health, Wellness and Spa, PART TWO

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Editor's Note: Readers may recognize László Puczkó's name as the author of numerous papers and books on medical travel (Wellness Tourism and Medical Tourism: Where do Spas Fit?, The Future of Spa Tourism, High-End Medical Travel), co-author of Health and Wellness Tourism, in-demand speaker for many global medicine conferences and events, and respected researcher. To that list