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This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, Controlling the complete patient experience has always been one of the biggest challenges to medical travel. One organization that’s seizing control in a big way is Nueterra. From ownership partnerships with physicians to building its own facilities, Nueterra has successfully brought a new level of control to the healthcare experience for patients in the […]

David Miller, Nueterra Global Alliance

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Medical Travel Today (MTT): I really want to focus on Global Alliance, but begin first by telling me a little bit about it Nueterra. David Miller (DM): For more than 15 years Nueterra has been helping physicians and health systems succeed. Our company is built on the philosophy of physician empowerment, with a unique model ensuring that […]

News in Review

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Medical Tourism: 1 In 3 Open To Traveling For Treatments, Poll Finds  huffingtonpost.com – …Nearly a third of people surveyed around the world say they are open to the idea of medical tourism – traveling abroad to enjoy cheaper medical or dental treatment – according to a new Ipsos poll of 18,731 adults in 24 […]

US Workers Travel for Cheap Surgery

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businessweek.com – There is a growing movement among US employers to send insured workers on paid trips to get operations at bargain prices, those involved in the trend say. Chip Burgett, an executive vice president at BridgeHealth Medical Inc. in Denver – which helps companies, insurers and patients deal with the logistics of shopping for […]

Nueterra Hosts International Symposium

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Nueterra recently hosted its Borderless Healthcare Symposium in Lima, Peru, on November 6 and 7. The two days of meetings included a panel discussion with the Peruvian Medical Association, Rimac International, local physicians and the Lima Chamber of Commerce. Physicians from top-ranked facilities in the US also presented as experts in various specialties. “At Nueterra, we […]

Maldivian Inks Pact with Apollo Hospitals for Medical Tourism

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travelbizmonitor.com – Maldivian, the national carrier of Maldives, has signed a pact with the Chennai-headquartered Apollo Hospitals to give discounts to each others’ clients, thus promoting medical tourism in India, as per The Hindu Business Line report. For example, Apollo Hospitals will give a discount on its service charges for those who fly on the […]

This Week in Medical Travel Today….

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Greetings, As millions of Americans eagerly awaited to hear who the leader of their country would be for the next four years, medical travel professionals awaited the news, but for different reasons. As explored in this issue’s FROM THE PUBLISHER column, the re-election of President Barack Obama assures the passage of the Affordable Care Act […]

President Barack Obama Re-election: Impact on the Medical Travel Industry

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by Laura Carabello, Executive Editor and Publisher, Medical Travel Today With President Barack Obama reaffirmed for four more years, the medical travel community can expect an uptick of interest and support from American employers and consumers. The fate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now more secure. Since it is likely to remain in place, […]

News in Review

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Iran Popular with Omanis Seeking Medical Treatment muscatdaily.com – The number of Omani nationals visiting Iran for medical tourism is on the rise with around 5,000 Omanis seeking treatment in the country every year, according to officials at the Iranian Embassy in Muscat. Nigeria Loses N80bn Annually To Medical Tourism osundefender.org – The Senate, yesterday, […]

John Conway, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

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Medical Travel Today (MTT): When we spoke with Steve Bonner last year, he indicated that the average Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) patient travels 514 miles one way to reach you for care.  Is that distance about the same or are you seeing patients from even further afield? John Conway (JC): That number isn’t updated regularly but […]

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