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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 [...]

Paul McTaggart: Dental Departures

Patients seeking dental care represent 50% of medical tourism consumers, yet dental care abroad was not always easy to find. Just ask, Paul McTaggart, CEO and founder of Dental Departures.   In this interview McTaggart explains the personal experience that led to foundation of this business. “I had been [...]