By Elizabeth Ziemba, President, Medical Tourism Training, Inc. Do you suffer from glossophobia? If you do, you are not alone. A Dreaded Experience The fear of public speaking - glossophobia - is one of the most stressful activities that people experience. According to the National Institutes of Health, 74% of Americans suffer [...]
An article published in the International Medical Travel Journal... Shifting market trends offer new incentives for U.S. Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) to warm-up to the idea of medical tourism. Innovative business models between AMCs and medical facilitation companies are also helping the ice to thaw, and may represent a new channel for AMCs [...]
Dissecting the International Medical Travel Sector: Better Definitions, Better Data, Better Return on Investment
By Elizabeth Ziemba, President, Medical Tourism Training, Inc. The lack of credible, consistent data is one of the major shortcomings of the international medical travel sector. No one really knows how many people are traveling outside their home countries for health and wellness, dental and medical services. A Google search of the [...]
A Tale of Two Healthcare Providers: The Patient/Customer Experience, Part 3 of 3 – Consumers, Patients, or Clients?
By Elizabeth Ziemba, President, Medical Tourism Training, Inc. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…“ And for today’s medical travelers and service providers, it may be the most confusing of times. The blurring of lines between the traditional notions of doctors as the decision makers and patients [...]
By Elizabeth Ziemba, President, Medical Tourism Training, Inc. Want to know what two experienced medical tourists had to say about their adventures in traveling abroad for surgery? Learn from the real experts - the patients! Two women who have traveled outside their home country shared their thoughts, comments, and insights with the [...]
The International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ), hosted the second annual Medical Travel Summit at the Royal Garden Hotel in London on April 15-16, 2015. In this interview, Keith Pollard is the Managing Director of Intuition Communication, which publishes IMTJ, talks about the expectations of the Medical Travel Summit. The Summit also included [...]