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A Letter from the Founder of World Medical Tourism Congress: Medical Travel Industry Goes to the Middle East

Is the Medical Tourism industry ready for a change? I’m sure you would agree that it is.

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Jonathan Edelheit

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February 4, 2019

Medical tourism
Editorial

State of the Medical Tourism Industry

As the healthcare market broadens, the key players have a growing need to improve on the metrics that drive medical travel.

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Jonathan Edelheit

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February 4, 2019

Wellness Travel & Tourism

How Hong Kong’s Health System Favors Outward Medical Tourism

These alarmingly long wait times are typical for almost all public hospitals in Hong Kong, as the increased demand for healthcare in the city exceeds the capacity of medical manpower available.

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Jonathan Edelheit

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February 4, 2019

Destination Spotlight

Industrial Advancements and the Future of Health Tourism in Guilin

Belt and Road Tourism in Guilin has a unique advantage as a landmark in China and leader of reform in tourism circle. The party committee and government place a high priority on the establishment of the Guilin International tourist destination.

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Jonathan Edelheit

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February 4, 2019

Destination Spotlight

Shared Hospital Pilot in Hangzhou; Personalized Medical Care

With an increase in social development, healthcare is becoming diversified and public hospitals are unable to fulfill the demands. MedicalMall is providing personalized medical care by replacing the old medical systems with entrepreneurial innovations.

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Jonathan Edelheit

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February 4, 2019

Destination Spotlight

The future of Health Tourism in Chinas Hainan Province

Hainan is China's largest economic zone and the island is currently under construction, covering 67% of ocean territory in China. Hainan leverages convenient transportation system, wide diplomatic networks, rich culture and strategic destination for health travel.

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Jonathan Edelheit

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Gaps in Medical Tourism: Missing the Mark with Buyers of Healthcare

As a third-party administrator, I first introduced medical tourism to fully insured and self-funded plans almost a decade ago. Despite gaining foreign patients, few hospital administrators, employers, insurance companies failed to interpret these advantages.

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Jonathan Edelheit

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

How B2G Health Services Advance Medical Travel - An Interview With Cignas Jai Verma

Jonathan Edelheit, Principal and Founder of Global healthcare Resources interviewed Cigna International's Jai Verma. They discussed Cigna's B2G initiatives, role in expanding medical tourism and how governments and insurance companies are collaborating.

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Jonathan Edelheit

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Get to Know Jai Verma and the Role of Cigna in Expanding Medical Tourism

Jonathan Edelheit sat with Cigna International's Jai Verma to discuss Cigna's B2G initiative, role in expanding medical tourism. He explained how governments and insurance companies can collaborate to improve the healthcare received by medical travelers.

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Jonathan Edelheit

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February 4, 2019

Destination Spotlight

Establishing TCM Medical Tourism Pilot Zone in Guangxi Focusing on Guilin International Intelligence Health Park

Guangxi is on the verge of establishing one of the best comprehensive senior care services industry in the whole country. Guangxi developed the senior care services industry, national pharmaceutical industry, agriculture throughout China.

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Jonathan Edelheit

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February 4, 2019

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