Volume 3, Issue 7: Paul Elsass, Senior Vice President Business Development, Vivante Health on Digital health in the Digestive Disease Space

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, Paul Elsass, Senior Vice President Business Development, Vivante Health, discusses a coordinated care model for digital health in the digestive disease space. This issue brings you the recent partnership of Avizia and VeeMed, CMS’s consideration of a direct provider contracting model and How Zika could be

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

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 3: INSIGHTEC, The World Leader of MR-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS)

Dear Colleagues: There’s multiple reasons why individuals are traveling for specialized diagnostics.  We learned about one leading opportunity from a serial entrepreneur in the medical technology sector, Maurice Ferré, MD, CEO, INSIGHTEC.  In this exclusive interview, he shares the success of INIGHTEC’s MR-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS). Discover INSIGHTEC’s main goal:  Innovation.  With non-invasive platforms, Exablate

Volume 3, Issue 2: “Know Before You Go” Pricing for Outpatient Medical Care with Pratter

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, we had the opportunity to speak with Bill Hennessey, MD, CEO and Founder of Pratter, a medical cost savings and transparency company. Pratter is the only healthcare service on the market empowering consumers and their self-insured employers with truly transparent "know before you go" pricing for

Volume 3, Issue 1: Ashley Furniture Launches International Medical Travel Program

Dear Colleagues: Demonstrating the value of international medical travel, Marcus Gagnon, Manager of Global Employee Benefits and Wellness, Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., shares his positive experiences with a program that serves his workforce: high quality surgeries at tremendous savings for both Ashley and the employee. Volume three of USDMT kicks off with

Volume 2, Issue 25: Ashley Furniture Launches International Medical Travel Program

Dear Colleagues: Demonstrating the value of international medical travel, Marcus Gagnon Title at Wisconsin-based Ashley   Furniture shares his positive experiences with a program that serves his workforce:  high quality surgeries at tremendous savings for both Ashley and the employee. In this exclusive interview, learn how Marcus worked with a concierge provider,

Volume 2, Issue 24: CIRM, Largest Funder of Stem Cell Research in the US, Accelerating Research to Meet Patient Needs

Dear Colleagues: In this issue we were able to speak with Kevin McCormack, Sr. Director Public Communications & Patient Advocate Outreach, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the state of California’s stem cell agency. This state agency, created by the voters of California in 2004 and given $3 billion to fund stem cell

Volume 2, Issue 23

Dear Colleagues: In this issue we were able to speak to Shakil Haroon, Founder and CEO of MPIRICA Health, a Seattle-based digital health startup demystifying healthcare quality transparency for patients and payers with an intuitive measurement of surgeon and hospital outcomes. MPIRICA Health brings patients who are in need of surgery, along