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Frustrated with wait times, Calgary doctor quits public health system

Frustrated with wait times, Calgary doctor quits public health system | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Frustrated watching patients wait too long for medical care, a prominent Calgary orthopedic surgeon is taking the unusual step of opting out of the public health-care system - a move that will allow him to charge patients for privately delivered...
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While discussing the frustrations in Alberta, he notes that patients are already travelling to the Turks and Caicos for orthopaedic surgery.

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Monica Rix Paxson's curator insight, December 24, 2013 11:10 AM

This is one of the reasons that more Canadians are heading elsewhere for care.

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Creating a distinctive medical tourism experience

Creating a distinctive medical tourism experience | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
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Don't think "Customer Satisfaction"; think "Customer Elation"!

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Longer wait times contributing to female deaths in Canada: study | Canadian Healthcare Network - Physicians

Longer wait times contributing to female deaths in Canada: study | Canadian Healthcare Network - Physicians | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Increased wait times for treatment at Canada’s hospitals may have led to the deaths of more than 40,000 women over a 16-year-period, a new study has
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Price comparison: How will it change medical tourism?

Price comparison: How will it change medical tourism? | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
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Why Won’t Medicare Pay for Medical Tourism?

Why Won’t Medicare Pay for Medical Tourism? | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
And increasing numbers of Americans are planning to retire abroad, not only to Mexico, but Costa Rica and other low-cost countries. (Why Won’t Medicare Pay for Medical Tourism?
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Medical Tourism Corporation - Medical Travel Company - Health Tourism

Medical Tourism Corporation facilitates medical travel to low cost and high quality super speciality international hospitals, surgery centers & clinics. Our network of medical tourism hospitals have expert doctors, surgeons, specialist & physicians.
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Medical Tourism Facts and Figures 2014 - PR Newswire (press release)

Medical Tourism Facts and Figures 2014
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The latest report Medical Tourism Facts and Figures 2014' is a good counterpoint to those who would have you believe that the market is growing very fast everywhere.
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Self-Funded Insurance and Corporate Medical Travel (1 of 2)

Stop-Loss hangout -Today we'll be talking about: Specifically International self-funded health insurance and Buying Reinsurance • Defining Aggregate and Spec. Keith Johnson is an expert....
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PlacidWay 2014 Medical Tourism Global Consumer Demand Survey Analysis

PlacidWay 2014 Medical Tourism Global Consumer Demand Survey Analysis | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
PlacidWay, a US-based medical tourism company, has recently published the 2014 Medical Tourism Global Consumer Demand Survey Analysis.
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Shin Splints Can Be Treated And Prevented

Shin Splints Can Be Treated And Prevented | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
The never-ending winter season, believe it or not, is ending, and spring sports will be upon us soon. Along with them is the prevalence of shin pain in athletes’ lower legs. AKA, shin splints Shin splints isn’t a medical term, but it’s the one everyone uses. The problem is that shin pain can be one... Read more »
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Médecine avec frontières

Médecine avec frontières | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
CLARE MORRIS hardly noticed when she tore the meniscus in her knee while dancing. The pain started only when she heard that repairing the damage at a hospital in... (Medical tourism - The Economist Medical tourism The Economist It did not happen.
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Medical Tourism

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Thinking about medical tourism? Here are several reasons why you should. (Thinking about medical tourism? Here are several reasons why you should.
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Top 5 Safety Tips Medical Tourism 2014 - MedicalTourism-Guide

Top 5 Safety Tips Medical Tourism 2014 - MedicalTourism-Guide | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
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Looking for Another Reason Medical Tourism May Not be for You?!

Looking for Another Reason Medical Tourism May Not be for You?! | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Money saved by going to a 3rd world country for cosmetic surgery (medical tourism) is not the same as going to an industrialized nation for hip replacement. (Looking for Another Reason Medical Tourism May Not be for You?
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When Is the Time to Get a Medical Tourism Facilitator? - MedicalTourism-Guide

When Is the Time to Get a Medical Tourism Facilitator? - MedicalTourism-Guide | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
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Medical Tourism Climate Survey 2014

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How Safe Is Safe In Medical Tourism - MedicalTourism-Guide

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Key Medical Tourism Factors every Hospital Manager should know ...

Key Medical Tourism Factors every Hospital Manager should know ... | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Medical Tourism is an emerging global trend that hospitals are now taking advantage to expand their healthcare businesses. If not monitored properly, Medical Tourism can have many pitfalls.
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Passport2Health: Lessons for the medical tourism industry. - IMTJ

Passport2Health: Lessons for the medical tourism industry. - IMTJ | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Passport2Health: Lessons for the medical tourism industry.
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IMTJ looks at the history of Passport2Health, the first health insurance plan based on medical tourism, and highlights the lessons for the medical tourism industry.
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How the medical tourism industry has changed - IMTJ

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How the medical tourism industry has changed
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Whether you are new to medical tourism or someone who has been working hard for many years in this industry for little reward, you may have seen recent contradictory headlines such as these.
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MultiBrief: Top destination choices for medical tourism in 2014

MultiBrief: Top destination choices for medical tourism in 2014 | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Top destination choices for medical tourism in 2014 http://t.co/uZmQgopeOH /via @multibriefs
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Growing medical tourism posing a threat to the US | MedicalTourism.com Blog

Growing medical tourism posing a threat to the US | MedicalTourism.com Blog | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Medical tourism is also called as health tourism. Medical Tourism is where people travel from one country to another country to obtain medical treatment. Reports say that medical tourism has become a national industry in many countries.
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Ethics and Medical Tourism

Ethics and Medical Tourism | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Cross-border travel for healthcare is not immune from ethical considerations. Apart from obvious concerns of costs, risks and quality of care, a very real issue emerging in research is the ethical consequences of medical tourism. The Simon Fraser University Medical Tourism Research Group consists of
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Ethics and Medical Tourism, Turks and Caicos as one of the examples.

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Regional medical tourism in the spotlight - Travel Daily Media

Regional medical tourism in the spotlight - Travel Daily Media | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Regional medical tourism in the spotlight Travel Daily Media All of these factors dictate the current climate for medical travel, and medical facilities and health authorities need to address these issues in order to facilitate medical tourism...
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Corporate medical tourism raises quality, lowers costs

Corporate medical tourism raises quality, lowers costs | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
In an effort to get their employees higher quality care at lower costs, some companies are partnering with healthcare providers who will accept fixed fees or bundled payments instead of traditional fees for services rendered, MedCity News reported.
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Turks and Caicos looking to develop medical tourism - eTurboNews.com

Turks and Caicos looking to develop medical tourism - eTurboNews.com | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
As the Caribbean looks to develop its medical tourism dreams into realities, the Turks and Caicos Islands is looking to join the fray.

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