News In Review: Volume 10, Issue 8

How Hong Kong’s Health System Favors Outward Medical Tourism – Walking through the passageways at the North District Hospital in Hong Kong, it may be difficult to ignore one sign on the notice board. The sign stares at all who care to read and lists all the services available in

Volume 3 Issue 17: Cathy Nenninger, CEO, New World Medical Network discusses unique pricing models for employers utilizing medical tourism benefits

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, you will meet Cathy Nenninger, CEO, New World Medical Network, which is run by experienced healthcare and insurance professionals and caters to the self-insured marketplace. According to Nenninger, employers are losing employees because they are cutting their benefits and looking for ways to improve their offerings without

SPOTLIGHT: Cathy Nenninger, CEO, New World Medical Network

About Cathy Nenninger Cathy M. Nenninger, MBA, CEO| Ms. Nenninger began her career in healthcare as Controller of the Brown University Emergency Medicine Physicians in the Lifespan Health System in New England before becoming the Clinical Practice Director of the Anesthesiology Department for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) over two

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 17

What Does the Future Hold for the Employment-Based Health Benefits System? By Paul Fronstin – The employment-based health benefits system is the most common form of health coverage in the United States, covering 167 million people under age 65 in 2017.  Between 2013 and 2017, the percentage of individuals with employment-based coverage has

Volume 10, Issue 7: Hot off the press — Harvard Business Review article! Plus Mario Anglada, CEO, Hoy Health on meeting unmet healthcare needs of underserved populations, especially Hispanics

Dear Colleagues: Just published today: How Employers Are Fixing Health Care. The medical travel industry has come a long way in the last decade, and this article documents its trajectory. Read what Lisa Woods, Jonathan R. Slokin and Ruth Coleman report about their success experience with serving one of the nation’s largest workforces. Also

Spotlight: Mario Anglada, CEO, Hoy Health

About Mario Anglada  Mario Anglada has over 23 years of experience developed at leading Healthcare companies such as Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle Health Science, Univision Communications and now leads Hoy Health LLC. About Hoy Health Hoy Health LLC, is a first-of-its-kind health-tech platform that provides a comprehensive and integrated bilingual

SIIA International Annual Meeting: See you in Miami!

As a member of the Self Insurance Institute of America’s International Committee, I want to personally invite our readers to the SIIA International Conference, May 14-16, 2019 to be held at the JW Marriott, Miami, FL. Miami is a hub for global business activities and the upcoming event promises to include

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 7

PRESS RELEASE: Medical Tourism Market is Anticipated to Attain US $160.8 Billion by 2025, Says TMR ALBANY, New York, January 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Transparency Market Research, the global medical tourism market is anticipated to attain US$160.8 bn by the end of 2025. In 2016, the market valuation was US$46.46 bn. To reach this amount, the

News In Review: Volume 10, Issue 7

Patient cost largely unrelated to procedure price or insurance coverage, study finds –Little correlation exists between what a patient pays for a service and the amount an insurer pays or the overall price of a procedure, according to a new study from right-leaning think tank Pioneer Institute. The study, which examines data from

Volume 3 Issue 16: Mike Erhart, Co-Founder, Welloh, Mobile App Helping People Navigate Healthcare Service Options and Make Informed Purchase Choices

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, you will meet Mike Erhart, Co-Founder, Welloh, a new mobile app designed to help people navigate healthcare service options and make informed purchase choices.  According to Erhart, Welloh is like the Yelp of urgent care. With its ability to find a user’s current location, a list of