Volume 9, Issue 11

Volume 9, Issue 11 Dear Colleagues, This month’s spotlight interview features Patrick C. Toy, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon, Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics. We had the opportunity to discuss the increasing demand for total joint replacement surgery and their commitment to quality. We also include an update on the new mobile healthcare options sweeping the US, the effect of China’s Thermal High Altitude Area

Volume 9, Issue 10

Volume 9, Issue 10 Dear Colleagues: The SFU Medical Tourism Research Group is a research group from Simon Fraser University that studies medical tourism. Our spotlight interview features Valorie A. Crooks, Ph.D., Canada Research Chair in Health Service Geographies, SFU Medical Tourism Research Group, who discusses research and trends in medical tourism. This

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Dear Colleagues: As the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reverberates throughout the healthcare industry, the necessity for international and domestic medical travel heightens. See our interview with Adel Eldin, M.D., who discusses his role in providing culturally sensitive treatment to patients traveling for care. Placing heavy emphasis on

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Dear Colleagues: Varsha LaFargue, founder and director of the Indian Medical Tourism Conference & Alliance, is steeped in the healthcare industry:  her family of industry professionals has worked together for nearly seven decades to offer a wide range of healthcare services that span from manufacturing to consulting. Placing significant focus on connecting providers and patients globally, LaFargue's comprehensive

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  Dear Colleagues: Medical Travel Today has previously reviewed Aruba’s healthcare system and has chosen this week to interview, Leonid Kozlov, an international ballet dancer who has decided on Aruba as his retirement destination. As a word traveler, Kozlov notes the desirable healthcare

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Volume 7, Issue 13 Dear Colleagues: Credibility and the development of standards are key factors for optimizing the success of the medical travel industry, both domestic and international. While there are divergent perspectives on this issue, readers will find our SPOTLIGHT interview featuring

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Dear Colleagues: The globalization of healthcare is fast becoming reality, and the interview with Ralph Foster is further evidence of how companies can now serve a worldwide marketplace. Hospital development projects are a key factor in the proliferation of medical travel activities. As

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Greetings, This week’s issue highlights how the push for transparency continues to drive a number of aspects of medical travel. Beginning with our SPOTLIGHT, featuring Simon Hudson, Ph.D., of the Center of Economic Excellence in Tourism and Economic Development at the University of

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Greetings, Recently I’ve been making the rounds of college campuses with my soon-to-be high school senior daughter. As anyone who has done this before knows, after you’ve sat through five or so information sessions and taken the hour-long tours, it all starts to

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Greetings, Regular readers of Medical Travel Today may notice that I chose to play a little loose with our traditional editorial structure this issue and not lead with our SPOTLIGHT interview. I did so because I felt that the opening OPINION piece offered some interesting