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

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 21

MEDICAL TRAVEL COMPANIONS: THE UNSUNG CAREGIVERS By: Laura Carabello, Western Pennsylvania Healthcare News wphealthcarenews.com – Among those who travel across the country or around the world to seek affordable, quality healthcare, 83 percent travel with a companion. Whether undergoing treatments or recovery, the physical and moral support that these caregiver/companions bring to

Volume 9, Issue 20: Industry News

PRESS REALSE: MUNICH AIRPORT AND LUFTHANSA START TESTING OF HUMANOID ROBOT IN TERMINAL 2 "Josie Pepper" to provide information to passengers. February 15, 2018 - She is 120 centimeters tall, with sparkling, round eyes and a pleasant voice: Starting today, "Josie Pepper" the robot will be answering questions for passengers in

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 19

Why Should You Travel for Hip Surgery? Guest Post By: Jennifer Dawson, editor, Defend Your Health Hip injuries are surprisingly common, particularly in older people, but they are also a common sports injury. Osteoporosis in older adults is caused by the weakening of the bones and decrease in bone density. To help prevent

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 18

PRESS RELEASE: JOSEPH CARABELLO, CEO, STRATEGIC MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS, AWARDED DISTINGUISHED CONTRIBUTION AWARD AT NEW YORK HEALTH FORUM  Hasbrouck Heights, NJ – January 2, 2018 – Joseph H. Carabello, CEO, CPR Strategic Marketing & Communications, was awarded the prestigious Distinguished Contribution Award presented by W Medical Strategy Group (WMSG) at the

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 17

Report: Nearly 30 million uninsured in first half of 2017 By Jessie Hellmann Thehill.com – About 9 percent of the U.S. population were uninsured in the first six months of 2017, according to new numbers released Friday. From January to July of this year, 28.8 million people were uninsured, according to

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 16

How VRI Is Breaking Barriers in the Healthcare Industry By David Fetterolf As the limited English proficient (LEP) patient population in the United States continues to rise, it is essential for health care providers to have an effective language access solution in place—one that will guarantee meaningful access to healthcare information for