Medical Tourism Articles2017-11-30T02:51:30+00:00

Articles by the Medical Tourism Training Team

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While hospitals must focus most of their energies on the patients, it is important to take care of family and friends who are providing emotional and psychological support by their presence.

By |June 12th, 2019|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

When Bad News Hits the Front Page: Where is the response?

Negative stories about terrible situations involving medical travelers are regular headline grabbing news reports around the world. These medical errors are horrible for the patients and their families, but they remain isolated stories.

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Does Accreditation result in more patients?

Healthcare providers often ask if obtaining accreditation will attract more patients. Accreditation involves expenditure of money and healthcare budgets are under a lot of pressure. Decision makers want to know if spending money on accreditation will result in more patients seeking their services.

By |April 11th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Strategic Purchasing in the Health Sector and Trade Law Implications

On the eve of the UHC 2030 conference in Tokyo in December 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank released their report on the status of health care in the world. The report found that “at least half the world’s population still lacks access to essential health services".

By |April 4th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Is technology putting medical tourism facilitators in danger of extinction

Is technology putting medical tourism facilitators in danger of extinction?By Elizabeth Ziemba, JD, MPH, President, Medical Tourism Training, Inc.With the proliferation of apps and Internet-based resources, more people have access to the information that used to be the domain of facilitators. Other types of competitors put smaller medical travel coordinators companies at risk for becoming extinct. Will self-directed, knowledgeable consumers [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: |2 Comments

Dimensions of Medical Tourism Clusters – Part 5

Dimensions of medical tourism clusters Part 5. Five myths By Elizabeth Ziemba, JD, MPH, President, Medical Tourism Training, Inc. This series of five brief articles examines key aspects of clusters and other models that exist in the medical tourism sector. The first article focuses on the role of definitions and data collection in medical travel. The second article dissects [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Dimensions of Medical Tourism Clusters – Part 4

Dimensions of medical tourism clusters Part 4. The role of competition By Elizabeth Ziemba, JD, MPH, President, Medical Tourism Training, Inc. This series of five brief articles examines key aspects of clusters and other models that exist in the medical tourism sector. The first article focuses on the role of definitions and data collection in medical travel. The second [...]

By |February 27th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Dimensions of Medical Tourism Clusters – Part 3

Dimensions of medical tourism clusters Part 3. Two success stories, two models – Korea and Costa Rica By Elizabeth Ziemba, JD, MPH, President, Medical Tourism Training, Inc. This series of five brief articles examines key aspects of clusters and other models that exist in the medical tourism sector. The first article focuses on the role of definitions and data [...]

By |February 21st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Dimensions of Medical Tourism Clusters – Part 2

Dimensions of medical tourism clusters Part 2. Dissecting clusters By Elizabeth Ziemba, JD, MPH, President, Medical Tourism Training, Inc. This series of five brief articles examines key aspects of clusters and other models that exist in the medical tourism sector. The first article focuses on the role of definitions and data collection in medical travel. The second article dissects [...]

By |February 13th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Dimensions of Medical Tourism Clusters – Part 1

Dimensions of medical tourism clusters Part 1. Models, definitions, and data By Elizabeth Ziemba, JD, MPH, President, Medical Tourism Training, Inc. This series of five brief articles examines key aspects of clusters and other models that exist in the medical tourism sector. The first article focuses on the role of definitions and data collection in medical travel. The second [...]

By |February 7th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Skyrocketing dietary demands: Does your hotel measure up?

Skyrocketing dietary demands: Does your hotel measure up?By Elizabeth Ziemba, President and Divya Daswani, Research AssistantIn a world where dietary restrictions and allergies are on the rise, hotels, resorts, and spas must be prepared to meet the increasing dietary demands of their clients with diverse menus and knowledgeable staff. Has your organization kept pace with the growing requirements of its [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Are your “clean” hotel rooms making your guests sick?

Are your “clean” hotel rooms making your guests sick?By Elizabeth Ziemba, President, and Divya Daswani, Research AssistantThe comfort of white sheets and fluffy pillows will be forgotten quickly by your guests if they fall sick because of rooms that on the surface are appealing but are not cleaned properly. Are you putting guests at risk because the cleaning protocols at [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: |0 Comments