News In Review: Volume 9, Issue 23

UPMC acquires hospital in Ireland, assumes full ownership of its cancer clinic - Pittsburgh-based UPMC has acquired the Whitfield Clinic in Waterford, Ireland, and assumed full control of the hospital's cancer center, which it has operated as a joint venture for the last 12 years. Three Big Reasons U.S. Healthcare Spending Outpaces Other High-Income

Volume 3, Issue 7: Paul Elsass, Senior Vice President Business Development, Vivante Health on Digital health in the Digestive Disease Space

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, Paul Elsass, Senior Vice President Business Development, Vivante Health, discusses a coordinated care model for digital health in the digestive disease space. This issue brings you the recent partnership of Avizia and VeeMed, CMS’s consideration of a direct provider contracting model and How Zika could be

Volume 3, Issue 7: Industry News

PRESS RELEASE: AVIZIA AND VEEMED PARTNER TO ENABLE SEAMLESS, POWERFUL TELEHEALTH PROGRAMS RESTON, Va. & SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Avizia, powering system-wide telehealth, has announced its partnership with VeeMed, a leading provider of physician services for telehealth. The partnership aligns Avizia’s system-wide telehealth platform with VeeMed’s provider services for

Volume 9, Issue 22: HNC Virtual Solutions: Using FDA-approved Wireless Remote Diagnostic Peripherals to Change the Way Patients Access Care

Dear Colleagues, At the recent Healthcare Datapalooza, I had the honor of moderating a fabulous panel on employer purchasing of healthcare benerfits with Lisa Woods, Walmart and Ruth Coleman, founder of Health Design Plus.  See the video clip below and an overview of the panel presentation – which was very well

Spotlight: Ray Zak, Compliance/Contracting, HNC Virtual Solutions, & Craig Novosat, IT Project Specialist, HNC Virtual Solutions

  About Ray Zak Ray Zak has been with J&B Medical Supply Co Inc since 2006 and with HNC Virtual Solutions since 2008 handling Compliance and Contracting for both companies. His health care background goes back to the 1970’s when he was a Nuclear Medicine Technician and implemented a Nuclear Medicine program in a major

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 22

PRESS RELEASE: North American Specialty Hospital Contracts with Canadian-based Global Healthcare Connections: Expands International Referral Channels to Center of Excellence in Cancun    Unique travel-for-treatment model provides the highest quality surgical care, affordable prices for US and Canadian patients, and an appealing location in Cancun. DENVER, CO & SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – May

News In Review: Volume 9, Issue 22

What Medical Tourist Need to Know to Stay Safe and Healthy - More Canadians frustrated with long wait times for elective surgeries are willing to leave the country and pay out of their own pockets for procedures and treatments.   Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Goes Global in Partnership with United Arab Emirates

Volume 3, Issue 6: Renata Castro, Esq, Castro Legal Group, Highlights the Legal Ramifications of Medical Tourism

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, Renata Castro, Esq, Castro Legal Group, discusses how increased medical tourism to the U.S. has impacted immigration laws. This issue brings you the stories of the unsung heroes of medical travel: caregivers, UnitedHealthcare’s expansion of direct-to-consumer pharmacy discounts to millions of Americans, FlightMedx’s plans to expand

SPOTLIGHT: Renata Castro, founder of Castro Legal Group

About Renata Castro, Esq. Renata Castro, Esq. is a vibrant attorney who graduated from the prestigious Nova Southeastern University School of Law in Davie, Florida and admitted to practice by the Florida Bar. Founder of the Castro Legal Group, in Pompano Beach, Florida, Renata focuses her practice in Immigration Matters. Born