Partnership creates one-stop shop for international healthcare consumers in search of safe, affordable medical care
Chapel Hill, N.C., US, and Bangkok, Thailand – Patients Beyond Borders®, the world’s leading source of consumer and industry information about international health travel, and Medeguide™, the world’s leading online international doctor directory, have formed a strategic alliance to provide patients with robust search tools for global healthcare options, and to provide hospitals and health travel third parties with a unique offering of branding and marketing tools for the international patient.
Patients Beyond Borders and Medeguide will exchange their information and services, allowing patients everywhere to search hundreds of leading international hospitals and thousands of the world’s best doctors throughout Asia, Latin America, Europe and the US by specialty, procedure, region and cost. Healthcare providers and networks can take advantage of a wide offering of marketing and branding tools tailored to maximize international visibility through online, mobile and light device apps, video, social communications and traditional publishing channels.
“Merging our respective product lines will create a comprehensive program for those ready to take their international marketing campaign to the next level, and will create a win-win for healthcare consumers seeking reliable healthcare information,” says Ruben Toral, CEO and founder of Medeguide.
“Access to trusted, vetted information is key to millions of patients worldwide who are seeking quality and cost options, whether across town or across oceans,” says Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders. “Our alliance is a big step toward connecting leading international hospitals and doctors to healthcare consumers in this currently underserved global marketplace.”