Author: Cristina Cardona
5th World Medical Tourism Congress is proud to announce the Preliminary List of Participants for the largest educational and networking international event in the medical tourism industry taking place on the beach in Ft. Lauderdale/Miami Ocotber 24-26th
With an almost sold out exhibit hall and a list of amazing expert speakers, this year’s event promises an amazing experience for all participants.The 5th World Medical Tourism Congress is providing all attendees and sponsors the most well thought-out educational content and pool of expert speakers in the industry.
The event to network and collaborate strategically
The Congress offers all attendees the oppportunity to join their networking platform which includes the attendees to the 4th Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress and the 3rd Global Benefits Congress. Participants will be able to network and pre-schedule one-on-one networking meetings at the event in advance since the platform is open and will remain open until after the congress.
The Congress offers a predetermined number of discount registrations, free registrations, hotel room nights, and flights to buyers of healthcare such as governments, employers and insurance agents who send patients overseas or are interested in doing so,through its VIP Buyer Program.
The event to learn and be inspired
Experts speakers in the industry will cover various topics of interest such as academic research, the perspective of the buyers of
healthcare, global benefits , marketing best practices as well as the changes in the US healthcare system which have a positive impact on medical tourism. The event welcomes a diverse group of speakers who will present valuable case studies, practical skills, and tackle the most important issues in the medical tourism industry. Attendees will be led by former CNN Headline News Anchor, correspondent, author, and two-times cancer survivor, Bob Losure. To view the full agenda with session descriptions, please visit: http://www.medicaltourismcongress.com/agenda/
The event to meet the industry decision makers
Some of the highlights of the congress will be the 3rd Global Ministerial Summit and the 1st Medical Director Summit. The first will welcome Ministers of Health, Tourism, Economic Development, Trade Commissioners and Health Attaches to discuss common challenges and best industry practices.
“ As a first time attendee, I am interested in existing programs in other destinations and how I can best market the services we have available in the U.S. Virgin Islands. As the person in charge of all tourism marketing done on behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands, I am truly coming to learn as much as possible about this segment, best practices and how I can work with providers in the USVI to increase our share of this revenue generating niche market. In discussion with local providers, your organization and this event came highly recommended. ” said Deputy Commissioner of Tourism. U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism and special invitee to the Ministerial Summit.
The Medical Director Summit will welcome medical directors from international hospitals and insurance companies to collaborate and network regarding the challenges in providing quality healthcare and insurance to local and international patients.
“My goal at the congress is to learn more about what services are available, how to fulfill the needs of our clients by getting them quality health care while maintaining some handle on the costs. I hope to network with other medical directors and get more understanding of this aspect of medicine. I also hope to network with some of the underwriters and insurance companies that are looking for case management.” Ferial Ladak M.D. Medical Director Global Excel Management
This is the one event per year where employers, self funded health plans, insurance companies, government officials and medical tourism facilitators that are looking to outsource healthcare overseas have the opportunity to meet with top international hospitals and medical tourism companies, network, and build strong relationships with key industry partners.
For more information visit:http://www.medicaltourismcongress.com/