VOLUME 3 ISSUE 25: The Honorable Dr. David J. Shulkin, MD, ninth Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs Discusses Medical Travel and his new book

Dear Colleagues, In this issue, I have the pleasure of introducing you to The Honorable Dr. David J. Shulkin, MD, ninth Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs. In this interview, Dr. Shulkin gives his take on medical travel, and explains what drove him to write, "It Shouldn't Be This Hard to Serve Your Country.” This

Spotlight Interview: The Honorable Dr. David J. Shulkin, MD, ninth Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs

About the Honorable David J. Shulkin, MD     The Honorable Dr. David J. Shulkin was the ninth Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs.  Nominated by President Trump to serve in his Cabinet, Secretary Shulkin was confirmed by the US Senate by a vote of 100-0.  Secretary Shulkin previously served as Under Secretary

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 25

PRESS RELEASE: LEMBO PUTS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKET ON NOTICE WITH NEW MEDICAL RFP THAT REDEFINES HEALTH CARE DYNAMIC State Comptroller Kevin Lembo announced today that his office has issued a highly competitive request for proposals (RFP) that will redefine the relationship between the state and insurance corporations hired to administer state health benefits, and potentially

Volume 10, Issue 15: Leasa Bolen, CEO & Nicholas Beeler, COO of HALO Medical Travel Services Lessen the Burden of Patients and Families Who Travel to U.S. for Treatments

Dear Colleagues,   Medical Travel Today is excited to bring you an interview with Leasa Bolen, CEO & Nicholas Beeler, COO of HALO Medical Travel Services, a not-for-profit company serving patients who travel to Washington State, California and surrounding areas for medical treatment and need assistance with travel arrangements.   I had the fabulous opportunity

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 15

INDUSTRY NEWS  Key Takeaways from HLTH  By Laura Carabello   Digital. Technology. And more Digital Technologies  Technology and digital solutions dominated the conversation and the exhibit floor:  AI, machine learning, remote monitoring, advanced analytics, robotics and devices to diagnose, treat and resolve just about any disease or condition.    If the human touch of doctors, nurses and

VOLUME 3 ISSUE 24: RD Whitney, CEO, Validation Institute Discusses Medical Travel as a Way to Reduce Costs

Dear Colleagues, In this issue, RD Whitney, CEO of Validation Institute (VI), a membership organization made up of a network of health care vendors, health benefits advisors, and purchaser benefit managers focused on delivering better health value and stronger outcomes than conventional healthcare, describes the innovators and companies that are using

Spotlight Interview: RD Whitney, CEO, Validation Institute

About RD Whitney With 29 years in leadership at 15 companies building professional communities in 23 industries, I am putting my skills, passions and networking connections to work in a venture that can truly make a difference in the nation’s competitiveness and in people’s lives. Warren Buffett called heath care the “tapeworm” of the US economy.

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 24

PRESS RELEASE: Echosens Releases White Paper: Addressing Risk for Cirrhosis, Liver Failure and Liver Cancer Among America’s Veterans Download “Aligning with the Veterans Administration to Battle Chronic Liver Disease” October 08, 2019 09:54 AM Eastern Daylight Time WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Echosens, a high-technology company offering the FibroScan family of products, today announces the release of its White Paper, “Aligning with

Volume 10, Issue 14: Rick Louie, Principal, Hospital Pricing Specialists, LLC Sheds Light on Complex Pricing Models

Dear Colleagues, Medical Travel Today is excited to introduce you to Rick Louie, Principal, Hospital Pricing Specialists, LLC, a boutique data analytics company that benchmarks hospital prices for hospital CFOs and strategic pricing consultants In this exclusive interview, Louie explains how Hospital Pricing Specialists makes concepts like transparent and bundled pricing more consumer friendly through its award-winning