April 30, 2017

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This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, While major media seems to be focused on the big billion dollar opportunities and numbers that medical travelpromises, there are a few folks who are keeping their focus a little closer to the ground and home. In our first SPOTLIGHT we feature Part Two of our conversation with Dr. Simon Hudson of the Center […]

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Greetings, While I hate the visual of the phrase “there’s more than one way to skin a cat” evokes, it kept coming to mind as I compiled this week’s issue. Our two SPOTLIGHT interviews both address the challenges of attracting patients to a destination, Central America and South Carolina respectively. How each of our interviewees […]

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Greetings, Yet another interesting week in the world of medical travel. Both big players and small have been at work merging resources and ideas with what some might argue are varying degrees of results. On the one hand, Ascension Health announced plans to invest $2 billion in a “health city” in the Cayman Islands. This […]

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Greetings, After a week away for vacation, it was actually interesting to sift through the medical travel news that developed while I was away. The best news was that there really wasn’t any bad news to be had. Medical travel continues to garner coverage in a diverse range of media outlets. And acceptance and understanding […]

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Greetings, In this issue I’m happy to present Part Two of my conversation with Yale University’s Marcia Inhorn on the subject of Cross-Border Reproductive Care (CBRC). I, for one, found her insights into the factors shaping and driving the industry to be fascinating. I think you will too. FYI, a link to Part One is […]

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Volume 6, Issue 6 by Amanda Haar, Editor Greetings, I learned a new term this week: Cross Border Reproductive Care (CBRC). It’s a handy term as it’s broad enough to cover care delivered anywhere in the world, and also encompasses all types of reproductive care – from surrogacy and egg donation to in-vitro fertilization and […]

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by Amanda Haar, Editor Greetings, I came to a realization this week: trying to wrap your arms around all that medical travel encompasses is a bit like trying to hold onto a hyperactive greased pig on growth hormones. Every time you think you’ve got a handle on it, it wriggles free in a completely new direction. And […]

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Greetings, Innovating the innovative. That seems to be what much of medical travel is about these days: introducing new ideas to an already innovative approach to healthcare. In this week’s SPOTLIGHT we feature HealthSouk, an online marketplace for dental services where dentists can actually manage fees on a minute-by-minute basis to remain competitive and attract […]

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by Amanda Haar, Editor   Greetings, For the first-time ever, both of our SPOTLIGHT stories deal with organizations focused on using the internet to provide consumers with a concise yet robust resource of options for their specific healthcare needs.  While one is specialty-driven and currently US-based, the other is global and all-encompassing in terms of […]

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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by Amanda Haar, Editor   Greetings, Innovating the innovative. That seems to be what much of medical travel is about these days: introducing new ideas to an already innovative approach to healthcare. In this week’s SPOTLIGHT we feature HealthSouk, an online marketplace for dental services where dentists can actually manage fees on a minute-by-minute basis […]

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