Volume 9, Issue 15: ScriptSourcing Helps Employers and Employees Lower the Cost of Prescription Medications

Dear Colleagues, This month our spotlight interview highlights Gary Becker, CEO, ScriptSourcing which works with employers to rein in the costs of Rx spending through a coordinated, seamless approach.  Gary’s ScriptSourcing solution involves several key medical travel components and other programs that run through a system that helps employees and employers significantly mitigate Rx

Spotlight: Gary Becker, CEO, Scriptsourcing

About Gary Becker, CEO, Scriptsourcing Since 1985, Gary Becker has been an innovative presence in the employee benefit industry. In 2009, Gary developed the benefit captive in the Mid-Atlantic marketplace, banding together like-minded mid-sized employers who were interested in transparency, control, and risk management. Gary is a charter member of the Agency

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 15

PRESS RELEASE: Announcing partnership to improve quality of clinical and nonclinical services for patients accessing global healthcare treatments Medical Tourism Training and Temos International Join Forces to Improve Access to Higher Quality Services for Medical Travelers Medical Tourism Training has been selected by Temos International as its representative in the United

News in Review: Volume 9, Issue 15

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The Proliferation & Considerations of Medical Tourism Huffingtonpost.com – A colorful facet of globalization has been the blurring of international boundaries, allowing individuals to travel across country lines with ease to enjoy services and unique cultural phenomena different from their own. Healthcare has become one such sought-after service in the international

Volume 2, Issue 24: CIRM, Largest Funder of Stem Cell Research in the US, Accelerating Research to Meet Patient Needs

Dear Colleagues: In this issue we were able to speak with Kevin McCormack, Sr. Director Public Communications & Patient Advocate Outreach, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the state of California’s stem cell agency. This state agency, created by the voters of California in 2004 and given $3 billion to fund stem cell

Spotlight: Kevin McCormack, Sr. Director Public Communications & Patient Advocate Outreach, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

  About Kevin McCormack and California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Kevin McCormack is the communications director at the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), the state’s stem cell agency. CIRM was created by voters when they approved Proposition 71 in 2004, giving the agency $3 billion to fund stem cell research

NEWS IN REVIEW: Volume 2, Issue 24

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on the FDA’s new policy steps and enforcement efforts to ensure proper oversight of stem cell therapies and regenerative medicine fda.gov – One of the most promising new fields of science and medicine is the area of cell therapies and their use in regenerative

Volume 9, Issue 14: Effective U.S.-Based Global Medical Tourism Company, Placidway, and Why Patients Are Choosing Dental Care in Costa Rica over the U.S. and Canada

Dear Colleagues, This month our spotlight interview highlights Pramod Goel, President and Founder, PlacidWay, a U.S.-based global medical tourism company with presence in over 40 countries worldwide, offering the most comprehensive solution to over 650 medical providers globally, from India to Turkey to Mexico and Costa Rica. Goel delves into how

SPOTLIGHT: Pramod Goel, President and Founder, PlacidWay

Pramod Goel, President and Founder, PlacidWay https://www.placidway.com     About Pramod Goel, President and Founder, PlacidWay Mr. Pramod Goel is president and founder of PlacidWay, an internationally recognized industry leader in medical tourism. Mr. Goel is the author of recently released book Evolution of Medical Tourism: from Cottage Industry to Corporate World. Mr. Goel has a diverse and

INDUSTRY NEWS: Volume 9 Issue 14

Costa Rica: A Dental Destination By Patrick Goodness, CEO, The Goodness Company A recent NBC news story highlighted the phenomenon of low-cost dental care in Los Algodones, Mexico, better known to those that live along the Mexican border as Molar City. Up to seven thousand people cross from Yuma Arizona into Los