Volume 3, Issue 6: Renata Castro, Esq, Castro Legal Group, Highlights the Legal Ramifications of Medical Tourism

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, Renata Castro, Esq, Castro Legal Group, discusses how increased medical tourism to the U.S. has impacted immigration laws. This issue brings you the stories of the unsung heroes of medical travel: caregivers, UnitedHealthcare’s expansion of direct-to-consumer pharmacy discounts to millions of Americans, FlightMedx’s plans to expand

SPOTLIGHT: Renata Castro, founder of Castro Legal Group

About Renata Castro, Esq. Renata Castro, Esq. is a vibrant attorney who graduated from the prestigious Nova Southeastern University School of Law in Davie, Florida and admitted to practice by the Florida Bar. Founder of the Castro Legal Group, in Pompano Beach, Florida, Renata focuses her practice in Immigration Matters. Born

Volume 3, Issue 6: Industry News

MEDICAL TRAVEL COMPANIONS: THE UNSUNG CAREGIVERS By: Laura Carabello 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 medical travel patients is

SPOTLIGHT: Tim Isenhower, Director of Benefits, HSM

  About Tim Isenhower Tim Isenhower, Director of Benefits – has worked with HSM and their self-insured health insurance for the past 25 years. Managing a self-insured health plan through the 90’s to today has provided him the opportunity to think out of the box for reduced healthcare cost programs including direct

Volume 3, Issue 5: Industry News

LEARN FROM THE MASTERS IN DATA-DRIVEN HEALTHCARE PURCHASING: 2018 HEALTH DATAPALOOZA   Lisa Woods, Sr. Director Health Care Benefits Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Robert S. Mecklenburg, MD Medical Director, Center for Health Care Solutions Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington Ruth Coleman, RN, MA Founder Health Design Plus MODERATOR Laura Carabello CPR Strategic Marketing Communications Editor & Publisher: www.medicaltraveltoday.com Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:45–12:00 Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C. You’re

Health Datapalooza: Largest US Domestic Employer Travel Surgery Programs — April 26, 2018

LEARN FROM THE MASTERS IN DATA-DRIVEN HEALTHCARE PURCHASING: 2018 HEALTH DATAPALOOZA Lisa Woods, Sr. Director Health Care Benefits Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Robert S. Mecklenburg, MD Medical Director, Center for Health Care Solutions Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington Ruth Coleman, RN, MA Founder Health Design Plus MODERATOR Laura Carabello CPR Strategic Marketing Communications Editor & Publisher: www.medicaltraveltoday.com and www.usdomesticmedicaltravel.com Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:45–12:00

Volume 3, Issue 4: Medical Travel for Pets: An option for affordable veterinary surgery and dental care

Dear Colleagues: In this issue, learn of two women, Jacqueline Morasco and Dr. Lori Pasternak, DMV, Owners, Helping Hands Affordable Veterinary Surgery & Dental Care, who are changing the veterinary game. In this exclusive interview, we learn about their Richmond, Virginia-based full-service hospital meeting the need for a lower-cost alternative for advanced

Volume 3, Issue 4: Industry News

The Year’s Severe Flu Exposes a Serious Flaw in our Medical System By: Morten Wendelbo, Christine Crudo Blackburn TheConversation.com - Flu season in the U.S. typically peaks in February, but this year’s outbreak is already one of the worst on record. As of Jan. 6, 20 children have died from the flu,