April 27, 2017

SPOTLIGHT: Retired Maj. Gen. James Marks, Chairman, ADVON Healthcare

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Publisher’s Note: For those readers who would like to know why General Marks has the nickname “Spider” scroll to the end of the interview and learn from this amusing story!  James “Spider” Marks (JM): The thing that makes Advon so appealing is that it facilitates the requirements among the three healthcare touch points: medical/healthcare facilities, doctors and […]

Camille Hoheb: Expanding Wellness Travel Concepts: Synergy between Wellness and Cultural Tourism

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  Editor’s Note: Camille Hoheb is an advisor, speaker, researcher and travel writer specializing in healthy adventures of mind, body and spirit, as well as the founder of Wellness Tourism Worldwide (WTW), an international business dedicated to improving well-being and economic growth through travel. Towards that end, she has been exploring the link between wellness and […]

Richard Krasner: The Stars Aligned: Mexico as a medical tourism destination for Mexican-born US workers under Workers’ Compensation

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Sometimes the stars align, and a writer such as myself finds a topic to write about. This is what happened to me this week. The topic I found was Mexican workers getting medical treatment in Mexico for work-related injuries. The topic presented itself when I received a new blog post from Joe Paduda. This was the […]

Medical Tourism Training Announces New Team Members for International Healthcare and Medical Tourism Businesses

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Brookline, MA – Medical Tourism Training, Inc., a US-based training and consulting company, is pleased to announce the addition of two talented and high-powered team members who bring extensive experience working with international medical healthcare providers. As former director of International Patient Services at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, Margaret Ball knows how […]

The Wall Street Journal Examines The Challenges of Doctor’s Visits Via Webcam

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Editor’s Note: While some insurers and employers are intrigued by the potential cost savings of 24/7 doctor appointments via webcam, the trend is drawing criticism from state regulators and doctors’ groups. A recent piece by Anna Wilde Matthews in The Wall Street Journal does a very nice job of examining the issue. You can find the story here.

Turkey, Azerbaijan Discuss Cooperation in Medical Tourism

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A delegation of representatives of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism held talks in Baku with their Azerbaijani counterparts regarding the development of medical tourism. According to Turkish media, during the visit to Azerbaijan the Turkish delegation visited the tourism facilities, the Shahdag winter and summer tourism complex and also familiarized with other touristic […]

Nueterra Seeks to Make Healthcare A Global Proposition

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Nueterra, a global healthcare management company, has significantly invested in making healthcare a global proposition. “Healthcare is not restricted to geographic boundaries,” said Dan Tasset, chairman of Nueterra. On November 13 Reuters cited an Ispos study which stated that one out of five people would definitely consider traveling abroad to seek medical or dental treatment. […]

This Week in Medical Travel Today…

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Greetings, It’s always great to start the New Year off with positive news and thoughts. Happily, this issue is chock full of both. We have a great FROM THE AISLES report from Joe Woodman, suggesting that there is a way medical travel conferences can work for more than just the sponsoring organization. Plus, the good […]

News in Review

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PressTV.ir: Malaysia’s Booming Medical TourismPressTV.ir – Malaysia is fast becoming a choice destination for medical tourism. Malaysia received more than half a million foreigners seeking medical treatment last year, a ten-fold increase over the past decade. Most of the medical tourists are from Asia, but there is also a growing number of Westerners coming to […]

Bernard Lee, Activ Doctors Online

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Medical Travel Today (MTT): Can you give our readers some background and an overview of Activ Doctors Online? Bernard Lee (BL): At our core, we are a global health partner offering a complete suite of telemedicine solutions designed to empower consumers and providers. Activ Doctors Online (ADO) brings three very important aspects of healthcare delivery together under one […]

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