Looking Back at the Past Ten Years: Managed Care, Medical Tourism, Concierge Medicine and Bundled-priced Surgery Case Rates...
Are you one of the thousands who compete for medical tourism and medical travel brand awareness posting promotional advertisements on Facebook expecting unrealistic results....
Internationally, the healthcare sector is particularly vulnerable to corruption. There are significant amounts of money involved and the complexities of many healthcare systems, their coding, billing, pricing, and even the verification of credentials and privileging of providers and practitioners is implicated. ...more than 85% of the people in the world highly vulnerable to the...Continue reading
We help a limited number of ambitious and extraordinary clients to grow and scale their unique game-changing medical, dental, rehabilitation and wellness businesses Will your business be our next success story? By Maria K Todd, MHA PhD CEO & Founder, The Mercury Healthcare International group of companies I frequently receive calls and requests from...Continue reading
Maria Todd and her team of experts have completed tourism economic impact studies in 120 countries. Cities, states, regions, and countries across the world benefit from a pre-development situation assessment and feasibility studies and medical tourism and health travel destination brand creation prior to launch and marketing of their health and wellness tourism and...Continue reading
So far, every medical tourism facilitator I have asked about General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") readiness has either not heard about the GDPR or they didn't think the regulations applied to them outside of Europe. Wrong! Likewise, for healthcare business consultants outside of Europe who solicit medical tourism project...Continue reading
The Affordable Care Act's high-cost plan tax (HCPT), popularly known as the “Cadillac tax,” is a 40 percent excise tax on employer plans exceeding $10,200 in premiums per year for individuals and $27,500 for families. This caused employers and labor unions who were operating self-funded health benefit plans (Employer Sponsored Insurance ("ESI")) to take note of...Continue reading
CEO & Founder Mercury Healthcare InternationalAs a firm that coordinates corporate health travel, we are frequently asked to coordinate checkups and medical travel for groups of executives and their companion travelers. Often, they are planning to travel anyway for a corporate meeting or event, a training course, or a strategic planning retreat. That was...Continue reading
Founder and Executive Director Center for Health Tourism StrategyLocated across the Mediterranean Sea just one hour's flying time from Rome, Tunis and Carthage welcome more than 6 million tourists annually to this cosmopolitan destination. Few people from the USA have been there, many confused by the tiny nation's blurred destination brand differentiation from other Arabic...Continue reading
Executive DirectorCenter for Health Tourism StrategyAre you scratching your head wondering why more people aren't lining up to buy medical tourism services from you?If what you are doing to connect with buyers isn't working, it's time to re-examine and change your approach. If you can identify the problem, you can rectify it....