Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 6

Road Show Highlights in the Arabian Gulf the Outstanding Quality of Wellness and Medical Travel to Germany  By Dr. Prem Jagyasi – After last year’s successful promotional tour “Dallal fi Almania” (“Feel Good in Germany”), the German National Tourist Office (GNTO), the local affiliate of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) in

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

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

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 3

Healthcare Spending up 44% Among Employer Health Plans, Study Reveals By: Morgan Haefner BeckersHospitalReview.com- Americans with health insurance coverage through their employer — the largest insured population in the U.S. — saw healthcare spending increase 44 percent from 2007 through 2016, according to a recent study in Health Affairs. Health Care Cost Institute

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 2

PRESS RELEASE – Women of Self Insurance, Celebrates Successful Launch KENNESAW, GA – Women of Self Insurance (WSI) officially launched the first-ever women’s initiate for the self-funding insurance industry. The Be Inspired! Networking & Launch Event was held during the SIIA National Educational Conference on September 24, 2018 welcoming a

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 1

Laura Carabello (center) at the NJBiz ICON Awards Event Celebrating Leaders over 60 Photo Courtesy by NJBiz NJBiz.com -The ICON Honors awards recognizes New Jersey business leaders over the age of 60 for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership both within and outside of their chosen field. Winners will be

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 25

Get Ready to the World’s Largest Self-Insurance Event! August 13, 2018 – With just six weeks until SIIA’s National Conference & Expo begins in Austin, we have several important updates and reminders to share with you at this time. Session/speaker list firmed up…since the time the program was announced in April, some

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 24

Teladoc Buys Advance Medical For $352M In Global Telehealth Deal By: Bruce Japsen Forbes.com –  Teladoc, a fast-growing U.S. provider of virtual access to physicians, said it has purchased telehealth provider Advance Medical for $352 million to increase its presence in the global marketplace outside the U.S. Like the U.S., there are big opportunities around the

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 23

Mosquitoes That Carry Zika Could Bring Deadlier Yellow Fever This Year By:Larry Barzewski, Sun Sentinel The Zika scare of 2016 could morph into a yellow fever panic this year if South Florida residents let down their guard when it comes to protecting themselves from disease-carrying mosquitoes. There hasn’t been a yellow fever outbreak in

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 22

PRESS RELEASE: North American Specialty Hospital Contracts with Canadian-based Global Healthcare Connections: Expands International Referral Channels to Center of Excellence in Cancun    Unique travel-for-treatment model provides the highest quality surgical care, affordable prices for US and Canadian patients, and an appealing location in Cancun. DENVER, CO & SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – May