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HealthCare Consumerism Radio Announces Launch of IHC University Free Webinar Series

digitaljournal.com – During the June 8, 2012, Atlanta Business Radio program, The IHC welcomed MedServ Global’s John Linss and Gordon Church and gBehavior’s Don Doster to the studio, where the trio discussed nontraditional strategies employers can use to curb escalating healthcare costs and improve the overall health and well-being of their employee population.

Domestic Medical Tourism in US Reviewed in New Study 
marketwatch.com – There is a new trend that insurers, employers, hospitals and specialists are happy with — domestic US medical travel where people go to another state for treatment. This trend, however, flies under the radar, with some parts of the medical tourism industry even downgrading it as it makes their services more difficult to sell.

 

Medical Tourism and Travel: What it Means for Your Hospital

beckershospitalreview.com – Many hospitals and other players in the healthcare industry have been taking careful note of the increasing talk of “medical tourism” and “medical travel,” often with an eye on strategic investments related to what is apparently a fast-growing market. With healthcare organizations under pressure to enhance payor mix, and facing tough competition for patients, it is reasonable to ask, “why not bring in distant patients who are willing to travel to receive care?”

 

Editor’s Note: The information in Medical Travel Today is believed to be accurate, but in some instances, may represent opinion or judgment. The newsletter’s providers do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any of the information and shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused – directly or indirectly – by or from the information. All information should be considered a supplement to – and not a substitute for – the care provided by a licensed healthcare provider or other appropriate expert. The appearance of advertising in this newsletter should in no way be interpreted as a product or service endorsement by the newsletter’s providers.

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