April 27, 2017

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The Asia Medical Travel Council and the Thai Medical Tourism Association Announce Strategic Alliance by the Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding

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The Asia Medical Travel Council (AMTRAC) today welcomes the Thai Medical Tourism Association (TMTA) into its ranks as a pioneer founding member. TMTA will make up one of five of the AMTRAC regional bloc members, the first bloc of its kind in the world, which would in time consist of four other prominent Asian countries […]

AACSH opens its doors to Dubai Medical Tourism Initiative

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The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital is set to open its doors to international patients seeking quality elective healthcare services in Dubai under the Dubai Medical Tourism Initiative, aiming to establish Dubai and the UAE as a world center for medical tourism. As part of the initiative, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital […]

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Launch of Colombia’s Second Free Trade Zone for Health

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Pasto, Colombia – The Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Tourism inaugurated the Free Trade Zone, “Hispano-American Clinic,” on Friday, in the capital of Nariño. This was a response to the commitments made to the regions, and it is in line with the health plan for tourism businesses, which was designed by the Productive Transformation Program […]

Physicians Fighting Back Against the Bureaucratization of Healthcare

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Editor’s Note: reason.com recently ran an interesting piece looking at the growing trend of direct primary care in the US. A result of physician-entrepreneurs fighting to bring transparent prices and market forces back to healthcare, the model of direct primary care is catching on fast as more and more physicians seek to establish new means of practicing […]

Indian Medical Tourism Conference 2013

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October TBD, 2013 – Bangalore/Ahmedabad, India The Indian Medical Tourism Conference (IMTCA) will showcase the need, progress and opportunities in medical tourism, and engage in conversations about Best Practices and Ethics in Healthcare. It will also showcase how innovation in healthcare is playing a key role in the development of mid- to smaller-sized organizations that face fierce […]

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings,Accreditation has long been a recurring theme in medical travel and with good reason. However, there’s a new theme emerging: making accreditation and the learning opportunities associated with it available to all. As covered in our interview with the Joint Commission International’s (JCI) Paula Wilson in Issue 3, JCI is working hard to provide education and […]

SPOTLIGHT: Varsha Lafargue, ONE HealthCare Worldwide

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Editor’s Note: In a recent exchange with David Vequist of the Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR), he suggested I reach out to Varsha Lafargue, founder and director of the Indian Medical Tourism Conference & Alliance (IMTCA), to discuss the conference, but more importantly, their collective effort to create a new model for accreditation. While […]

International Patients Flock to US for Assisted Reproductive Techniques

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By Celso P. Silva, M.D., M.S., Reproductive Medicine expert, the Center for Reproductive Medicine Celso P. Silva, M.D., M.S. After completing medical school 18 years ago, I moved from Brazil to the US and embarked on a career in reproductive medicine. My plan was to spend a year specializing in this area and then return […]

Serene Med Concierge presents first in series of Medical Tourism Webinars to USCIPP members

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Recently, Serene Med Concierge presented the first in a series of seminars on the International Patient Journey to U.S. Cooperative for International Patient Programs (USCIPP). Over 40 academic medical centers dialed in to a webinar on February 26 to hear the presentation given by Akilah Kamaria, director of Marketing for Serene Med Concierge. Focused on the thought processes of […]

New UnitedHealthcare International Alliances Provide Members Coverage Options in Czech Republic, Access to Network Providers Across Africa

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UnitedHealthcare International, a UnitedHealth Group business (NYSE: UNH), is offering new coverage options for its Global Solutions plan members traveling or residing in the Czech Republic, as well as access to a new “cashless” medical provider network for people traveling in Africa.Global Solutions is UnitedHealthcare’s global health insurance program for employers of all sizes with […]

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