Medical Travel Show


Dr. Andy Garman is the CEO of the National Center for Healthcare Leadership, and also a Professor of Health Systems Management at Rush University. Dr. Garman believes global healthcare is an arena for management, leadership, and innovation to mesh together and grow.


Along with his colleague at Rush University, Tricia Johnson, Professor Garman was the recipient of a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to study medical tourism into the United States. He views international medical travel as an opportunity for business development.


In this interview Dr. Garman responds to a wide range of questions about the role of U.S. hospitals around the world. Dr. Garman emphasizes the importance of leaders in the U.S. healthcare system to improve the transparency and quality outcomes of global healthcare data. He views foreign consumers of U.S. healthcare as motivation for improvements in this area.

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Elizabeth Ziemba

President at Medical Tourism Training
With a diverse background in public health, law and business, Elizabeth brings a unique set of skills and experience to Medical Tourism Training with services including assessment tools, online and onsite training, workshops, and consulting services for governments, providers, facilitators, associations and others involved in medical travel.