March 24, 2017

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 […]

Josef Woodman Reports from the International Malaysia Healthcare Travel Conference and Exhibition (MIHTE)

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Those in our industry who were not able to attend the International Malaysia Healthcare Travel Conference and Exhibition (MIHTE) in November missed one of the year’s best industry events. Several colleagues commented favorably, admitting to pleasant surprise that a regional conference could come off with such a robust flair.So what made the conference special? Off […]

Implementing Medical Tourism into Worker’s Compensation

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Editor’s Note: A veteran of the Insurance and Risk Management industry for more than thirty years, Richard Krasner is fast becoming medical travel’s biggest champion, specifically as it applies to worker’s compensation.Readers may recognize Krasner’s name from Volume 6, Issue 23 of Medical Travel Today in which his PERSPECTIVES column explored the barriers to medical tourism and worker’s compensation.Following […]

Laszlo Puczko on Traveling for Health 2013 and Beyond

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Travelling for health has been and probably will be one of the most important reasons to travel both internationally and domestically. There are many brackets of travelling for health products, from surgical motivations to spiritual interests. The Tourism Observatory for Health, Wellness and Spa (TOHWS an initiative of Xellum Ltd.) is the first and so […]

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