Volume 10, Issue 17: Kimberly Ampie, Medical Tours Costa Rica Discusses the Importance of a Medical Travel Benefit for Employees

Dear Colleagues, Good wishes for health and prosperity in 2020! Medical Travel Today is excited to bring you an interview with Kimberly Ampie, Medical Tours Costa Rica, a company that helped thousands of patients and is the innovator in medical travel to Costa Rica. In this interview, Ampie explains why many

Spotlight Interview: Kimberly Ampie, Operations Manager & Patient Coordinator, Medical Tours Costa Rica

About Kimberly Ampie Kim Ampie joins the Medical Tours Costa Rica team in early 2015 with an extensive background in customer service, hospitality and marketing positions focused primarily on the tourism market and hotel concierge. Prior to her arrival at Medical Tours Costa Rica, Kim was also the administrator of a Recovery Center for medical tourism

Volume 10, Issue 16: Scott Ray, CEO, and Heath Potter, Senior Vice President, 6 Degrees Health Discuss Bringing Transparency to Payers

Dear Colleagues, Medical Travel Today is excited to bring you an interview with Scott Ray, CEO, and Heath Potter, Senior Vice President, 6 Degrees Health, is a cost containment company with a group of experienced healthcare professionals that believes it takes a network of industry relationships to deliver optimal health

Spotlight Interview: Scott Ray, CEO, and Heath Potter, Senior Vice President, 6 Degrees Health

About Scott Ray, Chief Executive Officer, 6 Degrees Health Scott is the founder of 6 Degrees Health and an experienced attorney, accountant, and business executive. He started his career as an accountant and lawyer for Arthur Andersen and KPMG. After leaving the traditional legal practice, he dedicated his career to healthcare, devoting seven years as

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 16

INDUSTRY NEWS  Leapfrog Releases Bi-Annual Hospital Safety Grades By John Commins Healthleadersmedia.com - One third of the 2,600 general, acute care hospitals across the nation rated in The Leapfrog Group's fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grades got an 'A,' grade, while 1% flunked, the patient safety monitors said. Leapfrog grades are based upon process and structural measures such as hand hygiene, risk mitigation, and discharge communication, as well

Volume 10, Issue 15: Leasa Bolen, CEO & Nicholas Beeler, COO of HALO Medical Travel Services Lessen the Burden of Patients and Families Who Travel to U.S. for Treatments

Dear Colleagues,   Medical Travel Today is excited to bring you an interview with Leasa Bolen, CEO & Nicholas Beeler, COO of HALO Medical Travel Services, a not-for-profit company serving patients who travel to Washington State, California and surrounding areas for medical treatment and need assistance with travel arrangements.   I had the fabulous opportunity

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 15

INDUSTRY NEWS  Key Takeaways from HLTH  By Laura Carabello   Digital. Technology. And more Digital Technologies  Technology and digital solutions dominated the conversation and the exhibit floor:  AI, machine learning, remote monitoring, advanced analytics, robotics and devices to diagnose, treat and resolve just about any disease or condition.    If the human touch of doctors, nurses and

Volume 10, Issue 14: Rick Louie, Principal, Hospital Pricing Specialists, LLC Sheds Light on Complex Pricing Models

Dear Colleagues, Medical Travel Today is excited to introduce you to Rick Louie, Principal, Hospital Pricing Specialists, LLC, a boutique data analytics company that benchmarks hospital prices for hospital CFOs and strategic pricing consultants In this exclusive interview, Louie explains how Hospital Pricing Specialists makes concepts like transparent and bundled pricing more consumer friendly through its award-winning