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Archive for December, 2012

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings,I’ll be honest. I find some issues of Medical Travel Today more interesting than others, and this one is pretty high on my list of favorites. Not only do we have an update on how one new-to-the-world of medical travel employer is attempting to crack the medical travel benefit nut, but we also have a really interesting […]

INSIDE LOOK – PART THREE: Medical Travel Today Follows One Employer’s First Foray into the World of Medical Travel

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In Issue 20 of Medical Travel Today we introduced Sam Shallenberger of RJ Young, a $100 million equipment and leasing company based in Nashville, Tenn. Like many US companies, RJ Young faces the challenge of providing affordable healthcare coverage to its 450 employees.With the assistance of Alex Tolbert of Bernard Health, Shallenberger began exploring the option of medical travel. […]

SPOTLIGHT: Maria Todd, Ph.D., Mercury Advisory Group

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Editor’s Note: A recent and steady stream of press releases from Mercury Advisory Group including news of developing a cancer center in Mexico, plans to build a hospital in Nigeria, and presentations in Peru caught my attention. I decided to give Maria K. Todd, Ph.D., founder and CEO of The Mercury Healthcare Companies, a call and […]

News in Review

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Easing of visa norms to boost medical tourismTimesofindia – With the Centre easing restrictions on tourist visas that required a two-month gap between consecutive visits for people from certain countries, medical tourismis likely to get a boost.The tourist visa restriction, relaxed on Monday, was introduced in November 2009 after the Mumbai terror attacks when it was found that […]

A REPORT FROM THE FIELD: Reinsurance Conference 1, Hurricane Sandy 0

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By Michael L. Frank, President, Aquarius Capital  The week of October 22, 2012, was the first reinsurance conference in the Dominican Republic. The conference was held in Santo Domingo with a focus on educating the insurance community in the Dominican Republic on reinsurance. Despite Hurricane Sandy’s attempt to sabotage the event, close to a 100 […]

Medical/Wellness Travel Specialist Course to Launch in 2013

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A travel agent specialist course on medical and wellness travel is under development by The Travel Institute and Well-Being Travel, with an anticipated launch date at the end of the first quarter of 2013.Well-Being Travel, a resource for medical and wellness tourism (and a sister company to Travel Market Report), is providing guidance and resources for […]

Nueterra and Ochsner Health System Partner to Provide World-Class Care to International Patients

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Nueterra, a global healthcare management company, is proud to join forces with Ochsner Health System, Louisiana’s largest health system, to provide access to world-class healthcare through the Nueterra Global Alliance (NGA), an international network of doctors and health systems. By partnering with Ochsner Health System, Nueterra is positioned to become a significant player in the […]

Medical tourism in Mexico an answer to Obamacare restrictions for Americans?

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www.examiner.com – As more Americans learn what Obamacare is going to do when all of its ramifications begin taking over medical care in the US, many patients may choose to be medical tourists to obtain lower priced, needed private services that the gutted Medicare or their insurance no longer covers. These may include such services such as heart […]