March 26, 2017

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Savoring the Possibilities of Medical Travel Technology Options

Salted caramel ice cream. Jumbo lump crab cakes. Duck-fat French fries. These are just a few of the reasons I recently spent far too much time on dishtip.com. Self-described as “a sophisticated food discovery application that analyzes millions of reviews, photos and related content across the Web to help you find the best dishes at […]

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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THIS WEEK IN MEDICAL TRAVEL TODAY Volume 6, Issue 1   Greetings, TravelMarketReport.com, Kiplinger’s, USA Today, ENT Today, and the Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technologies. Those are just a few of the media outlets and organizations that chose to begin the new year with a look at medical travel.  Happily, the nature of the […]

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Greetings, It’s natural at the end of the year to reflect on all that’s occurred in the past twelve months. Without a doubt, the medical travel industry gave us plenty to consider in 2011. Fortunately, the good news over the past year, including broader acceptance of medical travel among consumers and employers and significant new […]

From the Editor: More From PepsiCo on their Medical Travel Benefit with Johns Hopkins Medicine

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From the Editor: More From PepsiCo on their Medical Travel Benefit with Johns Hopkins Medicine  In our last issue of Medical Travel Today we shared news of an exciting new partnership between PepsiCo, Inc. and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Through the arrangement, PepsiCo’s domestic employees and their dependents — nearly 250,000 individuals — will be eligible […]

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Volume 5, Issue 25 by Amanda Haar, Editor   Greetings, As the year winds down, it’s natural to assume that business will, too. But nothing could be further from the truth in medical travel. Just last week, Pepsi Co. — the world’s second largest food and beverage company — announced a new partnership with Johns […]

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Volume 5, Issue 24 Greetings, For the last several years it’s been an ongoing challenge to find what felt like stable footing in the medical travel industry. Just how big is the industry? What are the opportunities? What are the liabilities? To whom are we selling? And on and on and around and around. These […]

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by Amanda Haar, Editor   Greetings, Thanks to the actions and choices of a number of political leaders and professional athletes, medical travel is garnering a good bit of media attention these days And while the coverage is no doubt serving to educate many who weren’t familiar with the notion of going abroad for care, […]

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THIS WEEK IN MEDICAL TRAVEL TODAY Volume 5, Issue 22 by Amanda Haar, Editor Greetings, A couple of interesting research efforts caught our attention lately, and we’re happy to provide a bit of insight into both in this week’s issue. Still in the formative stages, an effort by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) hopes to […]

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THIS WEEK IN MEDICAL TRAVEL TODAY Volume 5, Issue 21 Greetings, According to a new report from Aon Hewitt, the average cost of health coverage per US employee will surpass the $10,000 mark for the first time next year. Not surprisingly, employee contributions are also expected to rise to a new level ($2,306). This harsh […]

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Greetings, The eyes of the banking world will be glued to this week’s edition and the featured interview with J. Kevin A. McKechnie, Executive Director of the American Bankers Insurance Association and Director of the Health Savings Account (HSA) Council. Kevin offers some key insights into the growing ties between HSAs and medical travel, opening […]

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