April 30, 2017

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This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, I once had a boss describe his attitude towards a project we were working on as “wildly, cautiously optimistic.” That’s kind of how I feel the content of this issue reads. On the one hand you have organizations forming new alliances aimed at raising professional standards and boosting consumer confidence (and business), and thought […]

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Greetings, Medical travel has expanded its reach beyond the radar of those in just the healthcare industry. As evidenced by this week’s SPOTLIGHT and several INDUSTRY NEWS items, the potential of medical travel as an economic driver is taking center stage in many venues and countries. In that mix is India, which, while optimistic about […]

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Greetings, When Paula Wilson joined the Joint Commission International (JCI) in 2011, access to the organization’s vast knowledge and data was accessible to “members only.” Fast forward to two years later and Paula Wilson has put a plan into motion to change that. As explored in this week’s SPOTLIGHT with Wilson, it’s clear the JCI […]

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Greetings, Obstacles and opportunities seem to pervade this issue’s news. From India, where new government visa restrictions are having a devastating effect on patient flow from Pakistan, to Malaysia, where a hands-on government approach is facilitating the creation of visa and extensions to increase patient flow and improve patient experience, the contrasts are dramatic. We’re […]

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Greetings, As with many industries, success often comes as a result of making the right connections. This issue is dedicated to making the right connections in medical travel. From a startup healthcare technology company that’s working to facilitate patient-doctor interactions globally and finding connections between wellness and cultural tourism, to cooperation between countries and one […]

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Greetings, It’s always great to start the New Year off with positive news and thoughts. Happily, this issue is chock full of both. We have a great FROM THE AISLES report from Joe Woodman, suggesting that there is a way medical travel conferences can work for more than just the sponsoring organization. Plus, the good […]

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Greetings,I’ll be honest. I find some issues of Medical Travel Today more interesting than others, and this one is pretty high on my list of favorites. Not only do we have an update on how one new-to-the-world of medical travel employer is attempting to crack the medical travel benefit nut, but we also have a really interesting […]

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Greetings, Controlling the complete patient experience has always been one of the biggest challenges to medical travel. One organization that’s seizing control in a big way is Nueterra. From ownership partnerships with physicians to building its own facilities, Nueterra has successfully brought a new level of control to the healthcare experience for patients in the […]

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Greetings, As millions of Americans eagerly awaited to hear who the leader of their country would be for the next four years, medical travel professionals awaited the news, but for different reasons. As explored in this issue’s FROM THE PUBLISHER column, the re-election of President Barack Obama assures the passage of the Affordable Care Act […]

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Greetings, We’re happy to present Part Two of our INSIDE LOOK column following one company’s exploration of medical travel as a benefit option. Now a month or so into the effort, the company is begin to fully appreciate how medical travel may or may not work for their 450+ insured lives. We will continue to […]

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