April 27, 2017

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Editor Concerned International Medical Travel Creating Substantial Challenges National and Global Public Health Delivery

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voxy.co.nz – A University of Canterbury (UC) lecturer is concerned about the booming medial tourism industry, combining cosmetic or dental surgery with an overseas holiday, because of the future of medical services and health security. UC Professor Michael Hall, editor of a recently released book on international medical tourism, said that the lack of accurate […]

Major Medical Tourism Initiative Launched

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Brookline, Massachusetts – 1 October 2012 – Elizabeth Ziemba, President of Medical Tourism Training, Inc. has been invited to participate with Stackpole & Associates in the project to conduct a national “Medical Tourism Market Analysis” for ProExport Colombia. The country has invested substantial sums of money in improving and expanding its health care infrastructure, creating the environment to […]

News in Review

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Southwest Winning Hearts in Medical Travel blogsouthwest.com – Blogger Shannon Roberston is doing all she can to make the world aware of her love and gratitude for Southwest Airlines’ Medical Transportation Grant Program. Renub Research Releases “South Korea Medical Tourism: Number of Medical Tourists & Medical Tourism Market Forecast to 2015”  A new report from […]

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, The impact of healthcare reform is on the minds of many Americans, including Medical Travel Today’s own publisher, Laura Carabello. In this week’s PUBLISHER’S PERSPECTIVE she shares how she anticipates reform affecting the flow of patients, and a few of the ways providers and employers may adjust to rising costs of care. Another individual […]

Thailand Medical & Wellness Tourism Trade Fam Trip 2012 Highlights Country’s Leadership

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Nearly 90 tourism facilitators, health tourism organizations and health insurance companies from 18 countries gathered at the Centara Grand at CentralWorld in Bangkok for the “Thailand Medical & Wellness Tourism Trade Fam Trip 2012” organized by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). TAT Governor Suraphon Svetasreni said, “The Thailand Medical & Wellness Tourism Trade Fam […]

Mimi Grant, Adaptive Business Leaders Organization

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Medical Travel Today (MTT): For the sake of our readers who may not be familiar with the Adaptive Business Leaders (ABL), can you give us a brief history of the organization and a sense of your mission? Mimi Grant (MG): We actually started in 1983 as the Southern California Technology Executives Network (S0/CAL/TEN). Back in […]

Medical Travel Industry To Be Focus of New Internet Radio Show

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HealthcareNOWradio.com, a leading provider of Internet radio programming in the healthcare space, announced today the addition of a new show focused on the Medical Travel industry. Phoenix, AZ and Asheville, NC — September 18, 2012 —  HealthcareNOWradio.com is an Internet radio station providing educational content on current and emerging trends in healthcare for physicians, hospitals, […]

Police Accuse Travel Agent of ‘Abortion Tourism’

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turkishweekly.net – Weeks after a proposed tightening of Turkey’s abortion law sparked public protests, officials have stripped a tourism agency of its license for allegedly suggesting out-of-state travel destinations where women could have the medical procedure. Barracuda Tours and its owner, Cen Polatoglu, deny the allegation that the company promoted “four days, three nights and […]

India’s New Muslim Baby Boom

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globalpost.com – Business is booming at Dheerendra Singh’s New Delhi-based medical tourism outfit, CureMax. But his biggest client base – Afghanistan – might come as something of a surprise. “Every month, we do in vitro fertilization (IVF) for around 50 patients from Afghanistan,” Singh said. “They also come for other infertility-related procedures. And in the […]

Kathleen Tuitt’s Wellness Revolution

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jamaicaobserver.com – In May 2007, Kathleen Tuitt was diagnosed with breast cancer. During her recovery, she began doing research to find out how cancer patients survive beyond five years. During the process she learnt a lot about health and wellness. Tuitt soon became aware of the health dilemma being faced in the Caribbean as it relates […]

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