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This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Volume 7, Issue 13 Dear Colleagues: Credibility and the development of standards are key factors for optimizing the success of the medical travel industry, both domestic and international. While there are divergent perspectives on this issue, readers will find our SPOTLIGHT interview featuring Kevin Huffman, M.D., offers concrete suggestions. Please be in touch and let […]

Dr. Kevin Huffman, Medical Travel Associates

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Dr. Kevin Huffman, Medical Travel Associates About Dr. Kevin Huffman Dr. Huffman travels extensively throughout the U.S., educating patients, physicians, surgeons, hospitals, insurers, employers and policy makers about the safety and value of medical/surgical travel (medical tourism). His expertise is in developing and delivering Continuing Medical Education programs for referring physicians, to educate and engage […]

News in Review

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VA May Pick Up More Medical Travel Costs Military.com — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) may soon reimburse veterans for the travel expenses for receiving care at a VA medical center outside their region as an alternative to paying for local but more expensive private providers. The Top Four Medical Travel Hotspots for Cosmetic […]

Rising Numbers in Outbound Medical Tourism

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by Sananda Sahoo (thenational.ae) — Outbound medical tourism from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Europe and North America is on the rise as visitors from the UAE combine treatments with vacation plans, according to the travel industry. This is despite travel agencies in the UAE being mandated since 2011 not to promote such tourism without […]

Providing International Care

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About Nueterra Nueterra is the largest U.S. private-sector organization specializing in the development of joint equity partnerships with health systems, governments, hospitals and physicians. The company is one of the leading developers and managers in the U.S. of health systems, physician-owned surgical facilities, and community hospitals while providing international patient care and coordination. www.nueterra.com About Houston […]

SmartCare Worldwide Responds to Consequences of Healthcare Reform with Medical Travel Solutions

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(prweb.com)— SmartCare Worldwide, a Houston-based medical travel firm, has launched a number of programs in anticipation of U.S. healthcare reform and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). SmartCare’s medical travel benefits program for employers and medical travel facilitation for employees and individuals will play a key role in providing solutions for the unintended […]

Report, “U.S. Vacationers: Happiness, Health & Productivity – An Essential Report for Travel, Hospitality & Wellness Industries” Released by Wellness Tourism Worldwide

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Wellness Tourism Worldwide, www.wellnesstourismworldwide.com , a leading wellness travel business, is pleased to announce the release of U.S. Vacationers: Happiness, Health & Productivity – An Essential Report for Travel, Hospitality & Wellness Industries. One of the great challenges in the U.S. workforce is the ability for employees to take a vacation.  As Americans have increasing challenges to stay […]

DotHealth, LLC Passes ICANN’s Initial Evaluation for the .HEALTH New Top Level Domain

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  Reaching a critical milestone in the generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) approval process, the DotHealth, LLC (“DotHealth”) application to operate the .HEALTH new top level domain registry has passed the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) initial evaluation. DotHealth plans to enable a safer online namespace for global health and which also enhances […]

Former Bumrungrad International Management Team Form Intermedika Consulting Ltd.

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Intermedika Consulting is an international healthcare consulting firm that provides strategic consulting services to hospitals, investors and medical tourism promotion organizations. The principals are senior healthcare executives credited with transforming Bumrungrad International Hospital into one of the world’s leading medical tourism destinations. Four senior executives previously with Bumrungrad International Hospital have formed a new, specialty […]

This Week in Medical Travel Today….

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Dear Colleagues: The globalization of healthcare is fast becoming reality, and the interview with Ralph Foster is further evidence of how companies can now serve a worldwide marketplace. Hospital development projects are a key factor in the proliferation of medical travel activities. As this publication begins to place more focus upon the issues that impact […]

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