The Great Equalizer – Virtual Medicine

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How can Virtual Medicine be an equalizer? Organizations around the world position their brand and services based upon the ability to see Doctor X or Doctor Y (when a need arises). Many healthcare organizations spent years recruiting, maintain and molding clinicians and staff to ensure the institution charters a course in medical innovation, research and high quality outcomes. As the … Read More

Did You Hear the Clarion Call for Medical Travel Accreditation?

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Healthcare organizations face unique and dynamic challenges on a daily basis. Organizations attracting traveling patients generally understand the importance of mapping out the path for medical travel patients, yet may miss the mark in including and executing all of the necessary moving components. Organizations just starting to formalize a business plan for this process may find themselves, at best, in … Read More

Do You Know the Medical Travel Care Continuum?

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As healthcare consumers become more savvy and informed about more affordable and/or accessible care, both within their home country and abroad, they will be more likely to seek a destination aligned with their preferences. Healthcare executives must pay attention to this trend or risk the potential of losing patient volumes. How big has Medical Travel become? It’s hard to say … Read More

Technology in the Medical Travel industry

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The market for Medical Travel has seen explosive growth over the last decade in more parts of the world than imagined.  As healthcare systems around the world improve their use of technology within the service models offered to patients, the position of these healthcare organizations should improve to provide access to information in a timely, secure and accurate manner. Within … Read More

Managed Care Friday

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1. Lineup, Part I: True story this week from a hospital near Chicago, where an ER doctor and her team struggled to diagnose an elderly man’s heartburn and delirium and ‘shakes’ but, after a series of tests and interviews with family, ruled out heart or neurological issues and determined the man simply got too upset over a Cubs game Tuesday in which … Read More