News In Review: Volume 10, Issue 5

Morethan 90% of world’s children breathe toxic air, report says, as India prepares for most polluted season CNN.com --Around 93% of the world's children under 15 years of age breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk, accounting for 1.8 billion children, according to

Volume 10, Issue 5: Gary Schwartz, MD discusses the benefits of concierge medicine and how it differs from the traditional practice of medicine

Dear Colleagues, In this thought-provoking, exclusive interview, please meet Gary Schwartz, MD, Schwartz Castle Connolly Private Health Partners, LLC. You will discover that Dr. Schwartz believes that strong doctor-patient relationships are essential to helping achieve optimal wellness. The concierge, membership-based model that he has introduced allows him to build a strong rapport

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 5

Iran Produces Nano Gold Bars for Medical Use Ifpnews.com– Iranian scientists have managed to produce the first nano gold bars with medical use in the middle east. The product has been made in a project supported by the Science and Technology Park of Iran’s Markazi Province. “Markazi’s Science and Technology Park has managed

Volume 10, Issue 4: Harlan Levine, M.D. from City of Hope gives insight on the signature programs available to members

Dear Colleagues, In this thought-provoking, exclusive interview, please meet Harlan Levine, M.D., President, Strategy and Business Ventures, City of Hope. City of Hope is an independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases and is designated as one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers, the highest recognition bestowed

News In Review: Volume 10, Issue 4

Payers Partner with Trade Orgs to Roll Out Association Health Plans Healthpayerintelligence.com --Healthcare payers are beginning to launch partnerships with trade organizations and chambers of commerce to provide association health plans (AHPs) to small businesses and contractors.The roll out of AHPs follows federal and state efforts to position AHPs as an option for individual or

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 4

Korean Medical Tourism gaining momentum based on traditional medicine  Drprem.com -- Traditional Korean medicine has been boosting country’s medical tourism industry since last few years.  In 2016, over 18 thousand foreign patients visited South Korea seeking traditional treatments; a dramatic increase from around 13.22 thousand patients in the previous year as reported by Statista.com. This

Volume 10, Issue 3: Robert Skelton speaks on how ASAE’s ‘Association of Associations’ helps carry out the mission of each of their members

Dear Colleagues: In this thought-provoking, exclusive interview, please meet Harlan Levine, M.D., President, Strategy and Business Ventures, City of Hope. City of Hope is an independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases and is designated as one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers, the highest recognition

Volume 10, Issue 3: Robert Skelton speaks on how ASAE’s ‘Association of Associations’ helps carry out the mission of each of their members

Dear Colleagues, Meet Robert Skelton, Chief Administrative Officer, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, a membership organization of more than 44,000 association executives and industry partners representing 7,400 organizations.Robert explains how his “Association of Associations” has grown to encompass thousands of members and explains the direction of the organization. This issue also