Editor’s Note: Maria Todd, the author of The Medical Tourism Facilitator’s Handbook (2011 CRC | Productivity Press) and 10 other healthcare business administration professional books was recently asked to present a short session at an international medical tourism conference on the topic of ‘Why So Many Medical Tourism Facilitators Fail.’ Dr. Todd examined the phenomenon and compiled her impressions about...Continue reading
Organizing Medical Tourism Hospital Fam Tours for Employers
Be sure to hit all the touch points that self-funded employer representatives want to see when they come for a medical tourism familiarization (fam) tour at your location. Employer-sponsored self-funded health benefit plans are increasing in number like never before. Many are investigating health travel (not “medical tourism”) as an option for their workforce to access medically necessary...Continue reading
Effective Concierge Membership Marketing: Tracking Your Results
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International Hospital Accreditation for Medical Tourism — Who pays?
International Hospital Accreditation for Medical Tourism – Who Pays? HEATH TOURISM MARKETING STRATEGY AskMariaTodd™ …for more information about what’s been mentioned in this article or something else you’d like to learn more about As Health Tourism is merely a service line within your overall business strategy, is aN EXPENSIVE & separate “accreditation” really necessary?...Continue reading