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Archive for September, 2012

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, The impact of healthcare reform is on the minds of many Americans, including Medical Travel Today’s own publisher, Laura Carabello. In this week’s PUBLISHER’S PERSPECTIVE she shares how she anticipates reform affecting the flow of patients, and a few of the ways providers and employers may adjust to rising costs of care. Another individual […]

Thailand Medical & Wellness Tourism Trade Fam Trip 2012 Highlights Country’s Leadership

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Nearly 90 tourism facilitators, health tourism organizations and health insurance companies from 18 countries gathered at the Centara Grand at CentralWorld in Bangkok for the “Thailand Medical & Wellness Tourism Trade Fam Trip 2012” organized by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). TAT Governor Suraphon Svetasreni said, “The Thailand Medical & Wellness Tourism Trade Fam […]

Mimi Grant, Adaptive Business Leaders Organization

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Medical Travel Today (MTT): For the sake of our readers who may not be familiar with the Adaptive Business Leaders (ABL), can you give us a brief history of the organization and a sense of your mission? Mimi Grant (MG): We actually started in 1983 as the Southern California Technology Executives Network (S0/CAL/TEN). Back in […]

Medical Travel Industry To Be Focus of New Internet Radio Show

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HealthcareNOWradio.com, a leading provider of Internet radio programming in the healthcare space, announced today the addition of a new show focused on the Medical Travel industry. Phoenix, AZ and Asheville, NC — September 18, 2012 — ¬†HealthcareNOWradio.com is an Internet radio station providing educational content on current and emerging trends in healthcare for physicians, hospitals, […]

Police Accuse Travel Agent of ‘Abortion Tourism’

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turkishweekly.net – Weeks after a proposed tightening of Turkey’s abortion law sparked public protests, officials have stripped a tourism agency of its license for allegedly suggesting out-of-state travel destinations where women could have the medical procedure. Barracuda Tours and its owner, Cen Polatoglu, deny the allegation that the company promoted “four days, three nights and […]

India’s New Muslim Baby Boom

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globalpost.com – Business is booming at Dheerendra Singh’s New Delhi-based medical tourism outfit, CureMax. But his biggest client base – Afghanistan – might come as something of a surprise. “Every month, we do in vitro fertilization (IVF) for around 50 patients from Afghanistan,” Singh said. “They also come for other infertility-related procedures. And in the […]

Kathleen Tuitt’s Wellness Revolution

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jamaicaobserver.com¬†– In May 2007, Kathleen Tuitt was diagnosed with breast cancer. During her recovery, she began doing research to find out how cancer patients survive beyond five years. During the process she learnt a lot about health and wellness. Tuitt soon became aware of the health dilemma being faced in the Caribbean as it relates […]

News in Review

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Medical tourism, a swelling business for hospitals thehindubusinessline.com – Kazi Mohammed Hasima, a 44-year-old businessman from Bangladesh’s Chittagong district, first visited Kolkata in 2005 for a health check-up. A regular medical tourist since then, he is one of the many Bangladeshis crossing the border for better healthcare – a booming business in Kolkata. India Medical […]

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, As summer in the northern hemisphere draws to a close many of us are resuming a “back to work” attitude and beginning to pull together travel budgets and plans for the year ahead. As evidenced under UPCOMING EVENTS, there’s seemingly no limit to possible destinations and topics for consideration in the world of medical […]

The Role and Contribution of Conferences and Exhibitions

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by Constantine Constantinides, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Executive, healthCare cybernetics   The Practical Philosophy …that goes with it As far as the industry is concerned, when it comes to industry conferences and exhibitions, one can do the following (or none of the following): Attend Exhibit Sponsor But the question asked by the thinking industry player (supply-side […]

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