Volume 2, Issue 19: Laurel Pickering, Head of Strategic Alliance, Centivo, Discusses Facilitating Direct Contracting For Employers and Improving Care for Employees

Dear Colleagues, The medical tourism market size is expected to increase by USD 16.88 billion between 2020 and 2025. With the availability of low-cost, high quality treatment options at various medical tourism destinations, I am excited to see this market continue to grow! This issue brings you Laurel Pickering, Head of Strategic

Volume 2, Issue 18: Kelly Webb, Director of Sales and Marketing, Exclusive Surgeries Solutions, Discusses Helping Companies Guide Employees to Better Healthcare and Reduce Costs

Dear Colleagues, South Korea is looking towards the development of wellness tourism and will be promoting the country as a major medical tourism destination. Known for its advanced medical services, South Korea may be a destination to consider for your medical travel plans. This issue brings you Kelly Webb, Director of Sales

Volume 2, Issue 17: Marilee Benson, President & Co-Founder, Zen Healthcare IT, Discusses Simplifying Data Interoperability and Optimizing Long-Term Interface Management to Protect Patient Data

Dear Colleagues, On Friday, June 10, the Biden administration announced that it would lift the requirement that travelers to the United States test negative for the coronavirus before boarding a plane. The travel industry met the news with great joy — it has been lobbying federal officials hard to lift the rule. The

Volume 2, Issue 16: Andrew Roberts, Founder and Employee Benefits Consultant, AMR Benefits Management, Discusses Curbing Costs and Steering Members Toward Quality

Dear Colleagues, In a sign that medical travel is re-emerging as a cost effective benefit option, I was invited to present at the May 2022 meeting of the Group Underwriters Association of America (GUAA).  This membership organization -- staffed fully by volunteers -- addresses many issues impacting the industry.  You can view my

Volume 2, Issue 15: Neera Bhatia and Giles Birchley, Children’s Medical Tourism Research Network, Discuss Medical Tourism Research for Children in Countries with Poor Healthcare Infrastructure

Dear Colleagues, This issue brings you Neera Bhatia and Giles Birchley, Children’s Medical Tourism Research, discussing how children are part of the globalization of health and researching medical tourism for children in countries with poor healthcare infrastructure. We are starting to see more countries promoting medical tourism! Thailand announced its goals to

Volume 2, Issue 14: Karen Moseley, President & CEO, Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) Discusses How the Non-Profit Organization Supports Employees, Families and Communities

Dear Colleagues, This issue brings you Karen Moseley, President & CEO, HERO, discussing how the non-profit organization supports and provides solutions for the health and well-being of employees, families and communities. New Zealand is now welcoming vaccinated tourists from Australia and relaxing pandemic restrictions. As more countries begin to open up their

Volume 2, Issue 13: Alex Arnet, Chief Commercial Officer, Lucent Health Discusses Proactive and Customized Health Plan Solutions for Members

Dear Colleagues, This issue brings you Alex Arnet, Chief Commercial Officer, Lucent Health discussing how employers can save money through customized health plan solutions using data transparency, cost control and superior care experiences for the member. Despite the extension on the mask mandate announced by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Volume 2, Issue 12: David Chase, Creator and Founder, Health Rosetta, Discusses Community-Owned Health Plan Initiatives

Dear Colleagues, This issue brings you David Chase, Health Rosetta, to discuss the community-owned health plan initiatives and how this plan also benefits remote patient monitoring. Air travel has been one of the last holdouts for strict pandemic mask requirements and relaxation of the requirement may impact medical travel. In the United States,

Volume 2, Issue 11: Anthony Masotto, Vice President of Pharmacy Solutions, Drexi, Discusses Offering Fair and Honest Pricing on Prescriptions

Dear Colleagues, Although the mask mandate for airplanes and other public transportation extends into April, it is said that the federal government may be preparing to wind down this requirement. As the wave of the Omicron virus recedes and pandemic restrictions in the U.S. begin to lift, we can expect to

Volume 2, Issue 10: Joseph Carabello, President and CEO, CPR Strategic Marketing Communications, Discusses Trip to Aster DM Healthcare in Dubai

Dear Colleagues, In this issue, Joseph Carabello, President and CEO, CPR Strategic Marketing Communications, writes about our action-packed visit to Aster DM’s headquarters and healthcare facilities located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and getting an inside look into a world-class healthcare delivery system. With millions of people now vaccinated, boosted and newly