The Medical Travel community showcases the latest news and innovative trends employers use to learn more about health care providers traveling both internationally and domestically to hospitals or medical experts who specialize in specific medical procedures and the benefits medical travel provides, travel for family and other accommodations.
The fast-growth phenomenon of U.S. domestic medical travel – inter-state to Centers of Excellence throughout the country – is capturing the attention of employers, payers, third party administrators, insurance companies and other intermediaries throughout the country. With the influence of health care reform, the significant shift toward cost-containment and patient-centric
A growing number of U.S. employers have adopted domestic medical travel programs, encouraging employees to travel to Centers of Excellence (COEs) for elective surgical procedures.
Travel to Centers of Excellence — the Latest Cost-Containment Strategy
IMTJ: Dr Constantine Constantinides from healthCare cybernetics puts forward a contrary view on the future of medical travel. Economic recession does not provide a boost to medical tourism. In fact, we have seen the opposite happen. “Have to” medical travel has run its course. In future, consumers will become medical
myMEDholiday.com is a web portal offering a wealth of information pertaining to medical tourism in Asia, and they’ve just added a destinations guide to further assist their clients.
Innovative flat-fee model enables employers to offer a new option for affordable, accessible, high-quality medical care
Apollo Hospitals Group is regarded as an innovator and pioneer of integrated healthcare delivery in India, and has earned Joint Commission International accreditations for seven of its hospitals, the highest percentage of any hospital group in the region.
Produced by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions. Many patients are traveling great distances to obtain medical care. Whether the destination is an exotic resort halfway around the world or a health care facility several hours away in a neighboring state, U.S. citizens are increasingly
Dramatically rising U.S. health care costs are prompting many consumers to consider outbound medical tourism as a viable care option.
The purpose of this white paper, published in October 2007, is to lay out the issues that US players should begin addressing now and to provide the context in which to evaluate them.