April 26, 2017

Archive for December, 2015

SPOTLIGHT: Serap Celen, General Manager/Owner, PriMed Assistance

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serapcelen@gmail.com http://www.primedassistance.com/ About PriMed Assistance Prime Medical Assistance is an international medical facilitator company registered in Turkey. The company was established in 2011 by Orhan Celen, M.D., in Istanbul. He has more than 20 years of experience in general surgery and surgical oncology, and specializes in breast cancer, stomach cancer, colorectal cancer, thyroid diseases, and […]

Out of Africa: “Accidental Medical Traveler” on Safari

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by Laura Carabello, Executive Editor and Publisher, Medical Travel Today and U.S. Domestic Medical Travel When a treasured friend invites you to his safari wedding at the Singita Saskwa Resort in Tanzania, Africa, is there any rational RSVP other than “I’m in!”? The adventure began with an over-the-top experience spanning game and balloon rides on the Serengeti, fabulous meals and an […]

Medical Travel: My Firsthand Experience

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by Michael Olesen Medical travel was an intriguing idea. I’ve had almost 30 years of experience in healthcare, 10+ of which were in the operating room and another 10+ years in risk, safety and quality. I had a healthy amount of skepticism about medical travel since I have seen firsthand some of the shortcuts that […]

Executive Editor and Publisher Laura Carabello Talks U.S. Domestic Medical Travel

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Executive editor and publisher Laura Carabello authored an article entitled: “U.S. Domestic Medical Travel: Making the Move toward Value-Based Care,” which was recently featured in Accountable Care News (Volume 6, Number 11). Read the intro below: “In today’s complex healthcare environment, self-insured employers and health plan advisors recognize that reining in healthcare costs is the […]