The Role of Urgent and Primary Care within Medical Tourism

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by Christopher Timm, President Metro Immediate & Primary Care Worldwide, medical tourism is a quickly growing industry as people are pursuing higher quality and more specialized healthcare outside of their own country. Many of these patients arrive to the U.S. after having researched and communicated with reputable specialists to pursue

The Pleasures and Perils of Global Dental Care

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by Paul McTaggart Utilizing a global dentist is as good, if not better than, visiting a dentist down the street in the U.S. When you step into a dentist office in Mexico, Costa Rica or Thailand you will be pleasantly surprised at what you will find: English speaking dental staff,

PlacidWay Top Ten Treatments Abroad in 2012

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by Pramod Goel, CEO, PlacidWay About the Company PlacidWay is a leader in the medical tourism industry, dedicated to offering accurate, up-to-date information and resources regarding medical travel, international medical providers, treatments, procedures and destinations for international travelers. PlacidWay is located in Colorado. For press inquiries about PlacidWay, or

Why Medical Tourism Helps Retirees Overseas

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By Kathleen Peddicord, Publisher, liveandinvestoverseas.com If you're considering the idea of retiring overseas, here's an important fundamental to understand: Medicare doesn't cross the border, and the U.S. private health insurance you have now probably doesn't either. Before you begin to panic, recognize that there are many

Richard Krasner: Summary of “Legal Barriers to Implementing International Providers into Medical Provider Networks for Worker’s Compensation”

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Throughout the debate leading to the enactment of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), one area of healthcare has been relegated to the sidelines: the rising cost of workers’ compensation claims. One major factor for the increase of workers’ compensation claims costs is the rise of medical