by Megan Willet (businessinsider.com) — Medical tourism is a booming $100-billion industry, and it’s only becoming more popular as technology improves and more countries look to cash in on the trend. But medical tourism is not without risks, and anyone considering going abroad for a procedure should do his research ahead of time. To help […]
The markets for blood products, blood tests and blood processing equipment are evolving with the help of new products, technologies, and equipment. The key driving forces impacting the blood industry include the cost of collection and processing, technological advances, an aging population, demand for plasma-derived therapeutics, and changes in the incidence of diseases and surgical […]
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 […]
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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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]