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Looking for a particular topic? Browse the subjects discussed with the Guests on The Medical Travel Show to dive deeper into areas of interest or to find out about new issues. Our experts share their insights and opinions in these on-demand, brief but lively conversations focused on topics of importance to you.

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Ashley Oulette: Patients Voice-Traveling US to Mexico for Dental Treatment

 

Ashley Oulette*, a patient of Dental Departures, made the choice to search outside the United States for her family’s dental care after receiving a shocking quote from a local dentist in Florida. The cost of the treatments was unaffordable for them.

Ms. Oulette heard about people traveling to other countries for less expensive, but high quality dental care. […]

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Elizabeth G. Clark: Improving Tertiary Care at KIMS, Kerala

 

Kerala Institute of Medical Science (KIMS) in Trivandrum, India is a 600 bed multidisciplinary hospital that offers specialty services at affordable costs.

Elizabeth G. Clark is a Hospital Analyst for KIMS where she leads numerous management projects including patient service improvements and is the head of development of training for emergency medicine services for hospitals in […]

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Joyce Alumno: Raising Standards, Medical Travel in the Philippines

 

Joyce Alumno, an advocate for global healthcare travel, is dedicated to closing the gap between healthcare and hospitality. While caring for her father at a private hospital, Ms. Alumno was disappointed by the non-clinical services and saw plenty of room for improvement.

Ms. Alumno is the Philippines country manager for Aster DM Healthcare, which is headquartered in […]

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Sherene Azura Azli: Malaysia and Medical Tourism

Malaysia and Medical Tourism 

Curious about Malaysia’s success in medical tourism? Ms. Sherene Azura Azli, CEO of the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) shares her insights during her interview with Irving Stackpole and Elizabeth Ziemba, co-hosts of The Medical Travel Show.

Ms. Sherene Azura Azli entered the world of medical tourism when she saw an opportunity to contribute to […]

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Keith Pollard: International Medical Travel

 

Keith Pollard, a true pioneer in the international medical travel and medical tourism market, is the Managing Director of Intuition Communication, which publishes the International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ). IMTJ is recognized as one of the most all-inclusive hubs of information in the global health & wellness, dental, and medical travel sectors.

Along with collecting, interpreting, and redistributing international medical […]

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Josef Woodman: Patients Beyond Borders

 

Josef Woodman is a true pioneer in the creation of a compilation of information for consumers on international travel for health, wellness, and dental care. His journey of exploration into the world of medical tourism began when his father decided to travel to Mexico for dental care to save thousands of dollars and receive expert care. At […]

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Kim Waddoup: Matching Russian Patients with Global Healthcare Providers

 

The number of Russians seeking healthcare abroad has risen substantially in the last two years to become one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. That’s one reason Mr. Kim Waddoup, CEO of aiGroup Russia, created the only business-to-consumer (B2C) health exposition in Moscow, Russia

According to Mr. Waddoup, more than 70,000 affluent Russian citizens travel each […]

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Cathy Turvill: Passion Drives Success in Wellness Tourism

 

Cathy Turvill’s desire for a place of wellness, health and relaxation, led to the creation of Nurture Wellness Village, a popular destination spa in Tagaytay City, Philippines. Ms. Turvill calls it serendipitous that her focus turned into a successful business.

It wasn’t just passion that turned a four person spa into an accredited destination spa resort. “Passion is […]

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Dr. Jacob Thomas: Medical Tourism in Malaysia

 

It was a natural transition into the world of medical tourism for Dr. Jacob Thomas, the president of the Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia. He has been in the healthcare industry since the early 70’s, and is still an active participant today.

An influx of people from neighboring countries began traveling to Malaysian hospitals. Private hospitals decided to […]

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Dr. Arlen Meyers: Medical Travel Markets

 

Dr. Arlen Meyers is a professor of otolaryngology at University of Colorado Medical School, the founder of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, and the founder of MedVoy, a healthcare referral portal. Dr. Meyers took time out of his whirlwind schedule to discuss the role of physicians and technology in international medical travel markets.

Dr. Meyers, a recognized […]

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