Greetings, As summer in the northern hemisphere draws to a close many of us are resuming a "back to work" attitude and beginning to pull together travel budgets and plans for the year ahead. As evidenced under UPCOMING EVENTS, there's seemingly no limit to possible destinations and topics for consideration
Greetings, While partnering is hardly a new trend in medical travel, it is one that's generating a lot of attention lately in the US. Concerns about the Affordable Care Act are motivating providers, payers, suppliers and other healthcare organizations to actively consider and pursue partnerships to address the potential realities
Greetings, There are few destinations that epitomize the promise and challenges of medical travel better than Dubai. Once heralded as the future face of the industry, Dubai and, in particular, Dubai's Healthcare City, were designed with noble aspirations and lofty ambitions. Then, like the rest of the world, it suffered
Greetings, Not surprisingly, the day the Supreme Court handed down its 5-4 vote in favor of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the front page of The New York Times featured a story on the then-pending ruling. What was interesting was the fact that editors ran a story about medical
Greetings, The Self-Insurer, a publication of the Self-Insurance Institute of America, recently shined a light on the value proposition of medical and surgical care abroad. Penned by David Boucher of Companion Global Healthcare, the piece examines the differentiators that are driving employers to offshore their employees' surgical care (see INDUSTRY NEWS).Â
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.