Volume 1, Issue 10: Rajesh Rao, CEO, IndusHealth; David Mair, SVP, Hospital CIMA; and Brad Cook, President, Medical Tours Costa Rica Discuss Costa Rica’s Role in the Medical Travel and Tourism Industry

Dear colleagues, In this issue, we speak with Rajesh Rao, CEO, IndusHealth, David Mair, SVP, Hospital CIMA, and Brad Cook, President, Medical Tours Costa Rica, to discuss Costa Rica’s role in the medical travel and tourism industry and how they’ve adapted to operate in the age of Covid-19. This issue also brings

Volume 1, Issue 5: Ryan Palmer, Ed.D., M.F.A., Principal, Kennedy & Company Education Strategies Discusses Medical Students on Meeting with Patients Virtually via Telehealth

Dear colleagues, We hope you had a safe and wonderful holiday season despite the continued unprecedented circumstances. While the COVID-19 pandemic has halted growth in the medical travel sector, expect the pace to pick up again throughout the new year as the opportunity for vaccines spreads worldwide. If you missed our announcement about

Spotlight Interview: Ryan Palmer, Ed.D., M.F.A., Principal, Kennedy & Company Education Strategies

About Ryan Palmer, Ed.D., M.F.A. Ryan Palmer, Ed.D., M.F.A. is a Principal at Kennedy and Company, a Washington DC based higher education consulting firm.Hehas over 15 years of experience in medical education in both faculty and administrative roles, most recently as an Associate Dean of Medical Education. Dr. Palmer is a

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 5

Bionic Eyes May Prompt New Wave of Medical Tourism By Farlyn Lucas While most people associate medical tourism with dental work, complex surgeries, or even assisted suicide, Hawaii has added yet another form of treatment to the list: Bionic eyes. It might sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 25

Johnson & Johnson gears up for 60,000-person COVID-19 vaccine trial, the industry's biggest yet by Eric Sagonowsky fiercepharma.com - With several COVID-19 vaccines already in phase 3 trials and investigators aiming to enroll tens of thousands of participants, Johnson & Johnson is prepping the largest study yet.  The drugmaker is planning to enroll a whopping

SPOTLIGHT: Reid Rasmussen, co-founder and CEO, freshbenies

About Reid Rasmussen  Passionate speaker. Strategist. Innovator. Writer. 28-year healthcare veteran. Free-market health reform advocate. Co-Founder & CEO of freshbenies – a 3-timer on Inc5000’s fast growing company list. Coffee addict. Born a Canadian – and now a proud American! About freshbenies freshbenies gives you practical tools to control your healthcare (and more)

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 14

CMS launches tool that prices surgeries for patients  By: Tauren Dyson  UPI.com –The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, on Tuesday unveiled a new online tool that gives consumers the power to compare Medicare payouts for various hospital procedures.The Procedure Price Lookup tool allows users to see the national averages for what

Spotlight: Dr. Alejandro Badia, M.D., F.A.C.S, Badia Hand to Shoulder Center

About Dr. Alejandro Badia, M.D., F.A.C.S, Badia Hand to Shoulder Center Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS is an internationally renowned hand and upper extremity surgeon. Dr. Badia graduated from Cornell University and completed his medical degree at NYU. He served as the worldwide president of ISSPORTH and co-founded the globally recognized

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by Richard Krasner, MA, MHA, CEO & Principal Consultant, FutureComp Consulting - The Future of Workers' Comp, Founder/Content Writer, Transforming Worker's Comp Blog Doubling down on contentious issues is not just confined to the realm of politics. An article in Monday?s Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) states that single