March 25, 2017

Archive for June, 2015

David Newman, Ph.D., J.D., Executive Director, Health Care Cost Institute

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    http://www.healthcostinstitute.org About David Newman, Ph.D., J.D. Prior to joining HCCI, Dr. Newman was a specialist in healthcare financing at the Congressional Research Service, and previously served as a consultant to the Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Army and […]

INTERVIEW: I. Glenn Cohen, Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School

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igcohen@law.harvard.edu http://petrieflom.law.harvard.edu/ About I. Glenn Cohen I. Glenn Cohen is professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics. He is one of the world’s leading experts on the intersection of bioethics (or medical ethics), and the law, as well as health law. He […]

Connecting the Travel Industry to the Medical Tourism Industry

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Part Two (continued from MTT Volume 8, Issue 13) by Jack Schafer Prior to a patient arriving at a foreign hospital, that patient has had nothing but phone calls and internet contact with the provider/facility.  Perhaps the ability to reach out and connect (one on one) with the patient, as only the hometown travel professional […]

Reflections Going Forward: The IMTJ Summit 2015

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by Sharon Kleefield. Ph.D. I was fortunate to participate in the IMTJ Summit 2015. It was indeed an opportunity to share expertise and knowledge, and better understand the ongoing themes of patient involvement beyond borders. The stakeholders were well represented from around the globe: providers, travel companies, brokers/facilitators, national medical tourist groups, media, accreditors, business […]