No Surprises Please-Simple Ways to Keep Traveling Patients in the Know

If you’re like most people you probably hate surprises; unless of course, the surprise is an unexpected raise or that dreamed-of birthday gift you never thought you’d get. If you are a patient seeking treatment in another region or country then you certainly don’t want any surprises associated with your...
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GHA Announces Partnership to Facilitate High-quality Continuing Education Opportunities for GHA Clients

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Facilitating Informed Consent in Medical Travel

Informed consent has become one of the primary means for protecting the legal rights of patients and guiding the ethical practice of medicine. [1] In most countries, it is an ethical and legal requirement for healthcare providers to obtain informed consent from patients prior to providing medical care. Additionally, informed...
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Top 10 Questions about the GHA Program

Over the past two years GHA leadership has had the opportunity to meet with hospitals and ambulatory clinics across the globe. These many interactions have resulted in valuable learning experiences for the GHA team and have allowed us to better understand the needs and expectations of our potential clients. We...
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Increase Patient Engagement through Personalization

Have you ever arrived at a restaurant and had the host greet you by your name? Or perhaps you have walked in to your hotel room to find a personalized note along with a basket full of your favorite fruit. Those little personal touches make most of us feel important...
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My Surgery Went Well But…

…Clinical outcomes aren’t the only measure of a happy patient A successful outcome or result does not always equal a happy customer. Think of your last flight, you may have arrived at your destination on time but that does not necessarily mean the entire flight experience was pleasant. Perhaps the...
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Saudi Insurer Will Contract with Select GHA Accredited Healthcare Providers

Saudi Enaya Cooperative Insurance Company announced today that it will pursue contracts with selected healthcare providers accredited by the Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program, an independent accrediting body that seeks to improve the patient experience and excellence of care received by patients who travel for their medical care and treatment....
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GHA Goes to Europe

On May 14th and 15th, a diverse group of medical travel stakeholders descended on Athens, Greece to network and discuss the latest trends in European and global medical travel.  Sponsored by Cigna and Athens Medical Group, and organized by Global Healthcare Resources, the European Medical Tourism Congress attracted participants from...
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