China Medical Tourism: A confusing topic at best. Is China an inbound or outbound medical tourism market? Many of us in the industry are confused by what we read and hear when considered in the context of what we see when we visit. At best, the Chinese citizens show us that they are leaving...Continue reading
Medical Tourism Facilitators: What’s Your USP?
The most successful medical tourism facilitator businesses are based on being unique in the marketplace somehow. I’ve owned a medical tourism facilitator business, so I know exactly how difficult that is to offer something that nobody else does. But by doing that, you make your competition irrelevant. In 2009, I began the documentation process to...Continue reading
Medical tourism patient satisfaction with hospital food service
Medical tourism patient satisfaction with hospital food service is a mission critical consideration for every healthcare brand. In auditing hospitals’ readiness for medical tourism on 5 continents, I always inquire about patient complaints and how they are addressed. Most hospital executives tell me that their most frequent complaint from international patients, expatriates, and medical tourism...Continue reading
7 Inexpensive Ways to Establish Physician Authority and Brand
For someone to agree to fly across the country or to another part of the world to receive care from a medical tourism physician, that physician must create a solid brand impression, reputation and singularity in the mind of the consumer. In the USA, many physicians who have been working in medicine since the 1980s abdicated...Continue reading
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