April 27, 2017

RSS for category: Industry NewsArchive for the Industry News Category

MedBridge, LLC Launches New Concierge Surgery Company – Kinese

Thumbnail for MedBridge, LLC Launches New Concierge Surgery Company - Kinese

MedBridge, a leading provider of ambulatory surgery center (ASC) development, management and billing services, has launched a new company in the medical tourism industry, Kinese. Kinese is a first class surgical concierge service offering patients access to world renowned physicians, top level surgical care and the most luxurious hospitality accommodations in three California destinations: Beverly Hills, San Francisco and Santa Barbara. […]

Joint Commission Offers New Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

Thumbnail for Joint Commission Offers New Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

The Joint Commission is offering a new Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers seeking to elevate the quality, consistency and safety of their services and patient care. The advanced certification program addresses transitions of care for patients undergoing total hip and […]

U.S. Will Remain Hernia Repair Market Leader by 2021 Thanks to Higher Treatment Rates, Says GlobalData

Thumbnail for U.S. Will Remain Hernia Repair Market Leader by 2021 Thanks to Higher Treatment Rates, Says GlobalData

U.S. set to hold on to its domination of hernia repair market through to 2021, as treatment rates in the country continue to rise However, various smaller markets, such as Brazil, will expand more rapidly than the U.S. during the forecast period, says analyst Although there will be substantial changes across the global hernia repair […]

World’s Health Tourism Professional Gather in Ankara

Thumbnail for World's Health Tourism Professional Gather in Ankara

“Global Health Tourism Summit and Fair (Health Sumex)” will be held in Ankara Congresium on 28-29-30 September 2016 with gracious support from T.R. Ministry of Health and strategical partnership of the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TURSAB) under patronage of Association of Industrialists and Businessmen of Ankara (ASIAD 1989) as an organization by HHB EXPO […]

Executive Editor and Publisher Laura Carabello Talks U.S. Domestic Medical Travel

Thumbnail for Executive Editor and Publisher Laura Carabello Talks U.S. Domestic Medical Travel

Executive editor and publisher Laura Carabello authored an article entitled: “U.S. Domestic Medical Travel: Making the Move toward Value-Based Care,” which was recently featured in Accountable Care News (Volume 6, Number 11). Read the intro below: “In today’s complex healthcare environment, self-insured employers and health plan advisors recognize that reining in healthcare costs is the […]

SIIA Wrap-Up: Standing-room Only Crowd at Break-Out Session

Thumbnail for SIIA Wrap-Up:  Standing-room Only Crowd at Break-Out Session

It was not business as usual for the medical travel industry during the recent annual meeting of the Self Insurance Institute of America. At this well-attended event and with four outstanding panelists, the presentations and discussions were lively and thought-provoking.  Here’s an overview: Employer Direct Contracting: Game-Changing Medical Travel Trend Panel Chairperson:  Laura Carabello, Founder and […]

Patient Lead Follow-Up: The Need for Speed

Thumbnail for Patient Lead Follow-Up: The Need for Speed

by Patrick Goodness How long does it take you to typically respond to a patient inquiry? 24 Hours? One hour? Thirty minutes? If your average reply time is more than five minutes, I have bad news for you. You’ve already lost a potential patient. The lead is cold. According to a study conducted by Dr. […]

Asia Medical Tourism Analysis and Forecast, 2014

Thumbnail for Asia Medical Tourism Analysis and Forecast, 2014

Medical tourism is now a popular term globally, and it has a whole new different meaning to different countries. For Americans it means saving on medical expenses. Here the lower income group or middle-income group not covered with medical insurance goes for medical tourism. For Canadians and Europeans it means a savings, as well as […]

Reverse Medical Tourism

by Adam J. Scheiner, M.D. I have a practice in Laser Eyelid and Facial Plastic Surgery and have been practicing successfully for many years. In 2011, after my appearance on the Doctor Oz show, my practice changed in a substantial way. As a result of my appearance on that show and the demonstration of a […]

Why Should Patients Travel to Switzerland, Germany or France for Medical Treatments?

Thumbnail for Why Should Patients Travel to Switzerland, Germany or France for Medical Treatments?

by SAM Medical International The physicians’ skills All physicians are trained in at least one of the three countries’ medical schools. The medical schools are very renowned and reliable. Most of the physicians attend international meetings and congresses. They also have some complementary training in the U.S. or in other countries where they meet specialists […]

Page 2 of 3312345102030...Last »