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This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, Regular readers of Medical Travel Today may notice that I chose to play a little loose with our traditional editorial structure this issue and not lead with our SPOTLIGHT interview. I did so because I felt that the opening OPINION piece offered some interesting history and context to the SPOTLIGHT. A 30-year veteran of the US […]

How Government Killed the Medical Profession

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As health care gets more bureaucratic, will doctors go Galt? By Jeffrey A. Singer Originally published by Reason Magazine and reason.com and reprinted with permission. I am a general surgeon with more than three decades in private clinical practice. And I am fed up. Since the late 1970s, I have witnessed remarkable technological revolutions in […]

News in Review

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$200 Million Medical Travel Facility Proposed for Bahamas Caribbeannewsnow.com — Executives from the global healthcare venture American World Clinics (AWC) are in the Bahamas this week to discuss the establishment of the country’s biggest medical tourism facility — a $200 million-plus venture to create over 200 jobs post construction. Growth of the Medical Tourism Industry […]

Kimberly Smith, Partner and Managing Co-director, Eastern Region, Witt/Kieffer

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  Medical Travel Today (MTT): Let’s start with a bit about Witt/Kieffer and your background as it relates to healthcare. What can you share with us? Kimberly Smith (KS): Witt/Kieffer is an executive search firm that’s been in business for more than 40 years. Our historical focus and the lion’s share of our current focus is on […]

Jeffrey M. Hartog, M.D., Improving the Body While on Vacation

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Jeffrey M. Hartog, M.D., Bougainvillea Clinique, Winter Park, FL I’m no stranger to exotic locations and travel, especially for medical training or to meet patients’ medical needs. I grew up and received my early dentistry training in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since that time I have trained and lived in Miami, Dallas, Salt Lake City and […]

AWC in Bahamas to Discuss $200 Million Medical Tourism Center

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thebahamasweekly.com – Executives from the global healthcare venture American World Clinics (AWC) are in the Bahamas this week to discuss the establishment of the country’s biggest medical tourism site — a $200 million-plus venture to create over 200 jobs post construction.To continue reading click here.

Nueterra Global Alliance Partners with Star Healthcare Network

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      Nueterra Global Alliance is proud to announce its formal service partnership with Star Healthcare Network, Inc. “Star Healthcare Network is an integral part of our workflow,” shared David Miller, president of Nueterra Global Alliance. “They coordinate all the information with patients, health systems and case managers, helping us provide a continuum of […]

Tourism Observatory for Health, Wellness and Spa Website Goes Live

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Health is one of the most important motivations for domestic and international travelers, alike. There are many organizations and companies dealing some aspect of the traveling for health spectrum, e.g. spa, wellness or medical. We do not know any other, however, that would attempt to have a full and global focus. That is why we created The Tourism […]

Medical Tourism in Argentina on the Rise

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tourism-review.com — The economy of Argentina has recovered, as is quite evident in its increase of spending power. According to a Timetric report, tourism volumes will be growing at a CAGR of nearly 4.19 percent over four years beginning from 2013. All this is the result of government efforts and the rich cultural heritage of […]

PlacidWay Joins Qatar-Based Dolphin Travels in Promoting Medical Tourism

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PlacidWay, an international medical resource and provider, has recently joined forces with Dolphin Travels, a boutique travel agency based in Qatar, to promote medical and health tourism by offering customized travel solutions that include medical and wellness treatment packages for centers around the world. “We are happy to join efforts with Dolphin Travels in providing […]

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