March 25, 2017

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Out of Africa: “Accidental Medical Traveler” on Safari

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by Laura Carabello, Executive Editor and Publisher, Medical Travel Today and U.S. Domestic Medical Travel When a treasured friend invites you to his safari wedding at the Singita Saskwa Resort in Tanzania, Africa, is there any rational RSVP other than “I’m in!”? The adventure began with an over-the-top experience spanning game and balloon rides on the Serengeti, fabulous meals and an […]

THIS WEEK IN MEDICAL TRAVEL TODAY

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Dear Colleagues: As the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reverberates throughout the healthcare industry, the necessity for international and domestic medical travel heightens. See our interview with Adel Eldin, M.D., who discusses his role in providing culturally sensitive treatment to patients traveling for care. Placing heavy emphasis on universal values and compassionate care, […]

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Dear Colleagues: Varsha LaFargue, founder and director of the Indian Medical Tourism Conference & Alliance, is steeped in the healthcare industry:  her family of industry professionals has worked together for nearly seven decades to offer a wide range of healthcare services that span from manufacturing to consulting. Placing significant focus on connecting providers and patients globally, LaFargue’s comprehensive business model is unique in […]

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  Dear Colleagues: Medical Travel Today has previously reviewed Aruba’s healthcare system and has chosen this week to interview, Leonid Kozlov, an international ballet dancer who has decided on Aruba as his retirement destination. As a word traveler, Kozlov notes the desirable healthcare benefits that Aruba’s location has to offer vacationers, medical travelers, and individuals […]

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Volume 7, Issue 13 Dear Colleagues: Credibility and the development of standards are key factors for optimizing the success of the medical travel industry, both domestic and international. While there are divergent perspectives on this issue, readers will find our SPOTLIGHT interview featuring Kevin Huffman, M.D., offers concrete suggestions. Please be in touch and let […]

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Dear Colleagues: The globalization of healthcare is fast becoming reality, and the interview with Ralph Foster is further evidence of how companies can now serve a worldwide marketplace. Hospital development projects are a key factor in the proliferation of medical travel activities. As this publication begins to place more focus upon the issues that impact […]

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Greetings, This week’s issue highlights how the push for transparency continues to drive a number of aspects of medical travel. Beginning with our SPOTLIGHT, featuring Simon Hudson, Ph.D., of the Center of Economic Excellence in Tourism and Economic Development at the University of South Carolina, we hear how increased transparency in pricing is influencing employer […]

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Greetings, Recently I’ve been making the rounds of college campuses with my soon-to-be high school senior daughter. As anyone who has done this before knows, after you’ve sat through five or so information sessions and taken the hour-long tours, it all starts to get a little fuzzy. The claims of academic rigor begin to blend, […]

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Greetings, Regular readers of Medical Travel Today may notice that I chose to play a little loose with our traditional editorial structure this issue and not lead with our SPOTLIGHT interview. I did so because I felt that the opening OPINION piece offered some interesting history and context to the SPOTLIGHT. A 30-year veteran of the US […]

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Greetings, Strength in numbers seems to be the prevailing theme of this week’s issue. Beginning with our SPOTLIGHT featuring Sophia Quint, Head of Health Tourism at visitBerlin, we learn how German care providers, hospitality organizations, and travel companies are pulling together to define Berlin as a medical travel destination, and create new business opportunities and […]

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