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,

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

SPOTLIGHT: Maurice Ferré, CEO of INSIGHTEC

  About Maurice Ferré MD, CEO of INSIGHTEC Maurice R. Ferré MD is a serial entrepreneur in the medical technology sector. Currently, he is the CEO and Chairman of the Board of INSIGHTEC, an Israeli-based medical technology firm specializing in the development and commercialization of medical treatment platforms using MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS).

Volume 3, Issue 3: Industry News

PRESS RELEASE: DOCTORGLOBE INTRODUCES A NEW HEALTHCARE CASE-MANAGEMENT PLATORM NAMED “SURGERATE” DoctorGlobe, America’s first and only domestic online hospital-shopping platform, has launched an innovative surgery case-management tool named “Surgerate”. Surgerate helps pre-certification, concierge, and case-management teams to seamlessly find the most efficient hospitals for their health plans’ participants in need of

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

SPOTLIGHT: Bill Hennessey, MD, CEO, Pratter

    About Bill Hennessey, M.D. Bill Hennessey, MD, is the CEO and Founder of Pratter, a medical cost savings and transparency company.  Dr. Hennessey is both an MD and a serial entrepreneur, a practicing physician for 25 years and a founder of a medical billing company. Dr. Hennessey has been

Volume 3, Issue 2: Industry News

PRESS RELEASE: FRIENDS AND FAMILY OF WEST CALDWELL FIREFIGHTER, TIM ZYLA, ISSUE DESPERATE PLEA FOR LIFE-SAVING KIDNEY DONOR AS WIFE/DONOR MATCH TAKES ILL  WIFE ANN MARIE IS DONOR MATCH BUT NOW ELIMINATED WITH ONSET OF LIFE-THREATENING ILLNESS  FAIRFIELD, NJ – Tim Zyla, former chief and member of the Fairfield, NJ

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