Destination Spotlight

Extending Medicare Overseas Example from Mexico

Travel is universally considered as something everyone loves, and the possibilities can be endless and people desire living abroad. Despite the popularity of travel, the U.S. government hasn’t adjusted Medicare offerings to include coverage overseas.

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February 4, 2019

Industry News

Authenticate Yourself or Your Company at the WMT & GHC

The 9th WMT & GHC taking place in Washington D.C. offers a variety of ways to authenticate yourself and your company. The Medical Tourism Association offers a number of programs, blogs, membership opportunities and more that helps in getting name recognized.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

IBMs Watson Diagnosed Patient in Ten Minutes

After months of physician-failed diagnosis, a super computer steps in and saves a female patient suffering from leukemia. IBM Watson Health has committed to developing a partnership between humanity and technology with the goal of transforming global health.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Vitamin D Deficiency Awareness

The importance of wearing sunscreen is highly publicized but it prevents the skin from absorbing the beneficial aspects of Vitamin D. This increase in deficiency has sparked the resurgence of the bone weakening disease, Rickets.‍

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Some Workplace Stress Can Actually Be Good For You

As opposed to the earlier belief of stress being bad for you, new research showed that pressure could actually improve your health. Workers in stressful positions with no control they are more likely to take their workplace stress out in unhealthy ways.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Eye Health Awareness: Sunglasses Are Not Just for Looks

Each year, 200,000 Americans are diagnosed with Macular Degeneration and more than 22 million Americans have cataracts. While protecting your eyes from the sun is vital, there are other steps to follow in order to maintain healthy vision.‍

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

New Law to Ban Foreigners from Seeking Indian Surrogacy Options

India, one of the go-to-destinations for foreign childless couples seeking out a surrogate, is banning with a Surrogacy Bill 2016. This regulation has been put in place will end the exploitation of women and to protect the rights of children.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Medical Tourism Task Force in Columbia MO

Patients from various parts of the U.S. are visiting Columbia, this makes Columbia the main medical tourism destination. After getting information from reputed organizations, Columbia became one of the main medical tourism destinations in the U.S.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Traditional Chinese Medicine to Treat Cancer is Not Recommended Says Health Officials

According to the NIH, there is limited evidence to support the effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). When it comes to patients choosing TCM over Western medicine for life-threatening conditions there is less debate and more agreement.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Top Ten Tips for Coming to America : Conducting Business in the Nations Capital

For the U.S., D.C. is akin to political stamina and decisive opportunities that influence the world and its people. For international and U.S. based attendees to the 2016 Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress, Washington is the place for conducting business.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Cross-Boarder Dispute: Discourage Litigation

MTFs engage in relationships with a variety of parties and clients seeking medical treatment outside their home countries. These contractual arrangements should be memorialized in a written agreement signed by the parties.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

NASA Medicine and your Health - Special to Medical Tourism Magazine: An Interview with Dr. James Polk

Healthcare and well-being are on the minds of everyone today, those looking to implement change the world and outside of it too. His career in medicine began as an emergency medicine technician or EMT and he diligently followed a path.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Pre-Congress Issue 35: Medical Tourism Magazine

Medical Tourism Magazine is packed with articles on industry trends and the latest news in the global healthcare industry. The magazine features the Medical Tourism Association's partner publication Corporate Wellness Magazine.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Detecting and Preventing Measles

A virus that seems to have the occasional outbreak in the United States is measles which is caused by the Rubeola virus. It is spread by air droplets and is very contagious, there is a vaccine available for measles that helps prevent future sickness.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

5 Apps That Are Changing The Way Healthcare Industry Works

Technological innovations and mobile advancements are bringing about a major change between healthcare professionals and patients. Patients want faster answers to their healthcare queries and greater control over wellness programmes.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

Editorial

Medical Tourism Magazine - The Best Way to Be Seen Read and Talked About

Our annual congress pulls in over 2,000 attendees every year and this year we’re already getting to standing room only capacity. Every year we hand out thousands of our flagship print publication that features topics on the industry, trends, case studies.

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Olivia Goodwin

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February 4, 2019

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