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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

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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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

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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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

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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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

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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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

This Week in Medical Travel Today….

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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

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

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.

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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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