Selecting the Right Hotel for Your Medical Travelers’ Needs

It is easy to think of hotels as relatively unimportant players in the context of a patient’s medical trip. Typically the patient (and often a companion) books a night or two in a hotel before treatment and then returns for several days of rest prior to his or her departure...
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Choose Your Companion Wisely

Patients’ companions represent an important source of potential support for patients undergoing treatment. The physical and emotional support they can provide is especially beneficial during the recovery process when patients are at their most vulnerable. In fact, research consistently shows that companion participation in care is associated with positive patient...
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Patient experience: Where does it actually begin?

We found this article very interesting. While it is not about medical travel, it supports one of GHA’s core beliefs – that the patient experience extends beyond the clinical setting (both before and after). This is a clear instance of the medical travel industry being ahead of the curve and...
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GHA Advisory Board Meets in Los Angeles

On Monday, October 2nd, GHA held its inaugural advisory board meeting in Los Angeles. The board meeting provided a platform for GHA leadership and board members to express their unique perspectives on the current trends, challenges, and opportunities in the medical travel industry and to discuss GHA strategic initiatives for...
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Four Healthcare Providers on Three Continents Awarded Global Healthcare Accreditation

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) announces the accreditation of four healthcare providers: Bumrungrad International Hospital, Thailand (Accreditation with Excellence); Cleveland Clinic Ohio, USA (Accreditation with Excellence); My Spine Center of Clínica Santa Clarita, Mexico; and St. Catherine’s Specialty Hospital, Croatia. All have...
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The Impact of Language Barriers on Healthcare Delivery

Dialing the phone number on her screen, Naomi feels a surge of excitement as her mind races with possibilities. Looks of wonder from her family, compliments from co-workers; actually enjoying the thought of passing in front of a mirror, and best of all, her health would improve and she would...
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