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

Volume 10, Issue 13: David Thomas Boucher, Chief Business Transformation Officer, Bumrungrad International Hospital Discusses International Prescription Travel Program in Bangkok

Dear Colleagues, Medical Travel Today is excited to introduce you to David Thomas Boucher, Chief Business Transformation Officer, Bumrungrad International Hospital (BIH), a Joint Commission International accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. In this exclusive interview, Boucher discusses the immense financial benefits of BIH’s international prescription travel program where patients gain access to some

Volume 10, Issue 12: Dr. Nahathai Paktinun, MD, Obstetrician, Gynecologist and Reproductive Medicine, Bumrungrad Fertility and IVF Clinic Explains Why Patients from Around the World Are Coming to Bumrungrad International Hospital

Dear Colleagues, Medical Travel Today is pleased to introduce you to Dr. Nahathai Paktinun, MD, Obstetrician, Gynecologist and Reproductive Medicine, Bumrungrad Fertility and IVF Clinic, Bumrungrad International Hospital (BIH), where patients from around the globe are coming to receive treatments that are almost half the price of treatments in the United States. In this interview, Dr.

Volume 10, Issue 11: Jonathan Slotkin, MD, FAANS, Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Geisinger Health System. Physician leader, Geisinger-Walmart COE Program Discusses Medical Travel and Direct Contracting with Centers of Excellence

Dear Colleagues, Meet Jonathan Slotkin, MD, FAANS, Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Geisinger-Walmart COE Program, as he addresses the enormous feedback that has been received from his recent Harvard Business Review article, How Employers are Fixing Health Care. In this exclusive two-part interview, Slotkin discusses pricing models centers of excellence should be considering, international medical travel and the

Volume 10, Issue 10: Andrea Howton, COO, VitalLife Scientific Wellness Center at Bumrungrad International Hospital discusses Thailand’s premier integrative wellness, cancer and aesthetic center

Dear Colleagues, In this exclusive interview, meet Andrea Howton, COO, VitalLife Scientific Wellness Center at Bumrungrad International Hospital as she delves into their complete care model, from pre- to post-surgery. Howton discusses cost, technology, customer service and integrated medical services. These four important factors place the VitalLife Scientific Wellness Center ahead of any facility

Volume 10, Issue 9: Boris Dobrin, CEO, Health Ultimate Global discusses unparalleled telehealth technology and services

Dear Colleagues, In this thought-provoking interview, meet Boris Dobrin, CEO, Health Ultimate Global (HUGMD) a comprehensive suite of healthcare services enabling access to best-in-class affordable and efficient telehealth solutions, which is directly available to corporations and providers as well as consumers. Dobrin discusses how virtual care is cutting the cost of healthcare.

Volume 10, Issue 8: Soraia Lynch at GMMI discusses their unique medical travel business model providing a variety of benefits to patients traveling for care

Dear Colleagues, In this thought-provoking interview, meet Soraia Lynch, Vice President of Marketing, GMMI, Inc. a leading certified provider of medical cost containment, travel assistance and medical risk management solutions.   Lynch brings to light the many obstacles patients face when traveling for quality healthcare. She discusses the GMMI model and explains how

Volume 10, Issue 7: Hot off the press — Harvard Business Review article! Plus Mario Anglada, CEO, Hoy Health on meeting unmet healthcare needs of underserved populations, especially Hispanics

Dear Colleagues: Just published today: How Employers Are Fixing Health Care. The medical travel industry has come a long way in the last decade, and this article documents its trajectory. Read what Lisa Woods, Jonathan R. Slokin and Ruth Coleman report about their success experience with serving one of the nation’s largest workforces. Also

Volume 10, Issue 6: FEATURE: Bill Oldham from AscellaHealth discusses Anthem initiative and what the future of the PBM looks like

Dear Colleagues, In this thought-provoking, exclusive interview, please meet Bill Oldham, chairman and CFO, AscellaHealth. Bill discusses the changing landscape of the pharmacy plan management industry – and more specifically specialty pharmacy management.  Bill explains what brought him into this industry and describes AscellaHealth as a specialty-focused pharmaceutical management companyserving commercial, Medicare and Medicaid

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