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Direct contracting
Patient Experience & Hospitality

Leveraging Centers of Excellence to Boost Quality and Reduce Cost of Healthcare

Contracting healthcare to Centers of Excellence is not a new model, employers have been leveraging these programs to provide quality healthcare at lower costs to their employees. However, with the economic downturn and pent-up demand for healthcare triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, the paradigm of health will shift toward this model - more self-funded employers will adopt this healthcare plan to minimize healthcare spendings while optimizing clinical outcomes for their employees

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
Editorial

Will the Covid Vaccine Bring Back Medical Tourism?

A COVID-19 vaccine is an important first step in making travel safe again, but it will not solve everything overnight. Nonetheless, it may open borders to vaccinated travelers and ease the fears of those seeking to travel for medical purposes. 

Travel
Industry News

Changing Travel Paradigms in the 'New Normal'

As lockdown restrictions are being lifted across the globe, travel is gradually recovering, but with lessons learned that may stay that way for years to come. The pandemic will usher in a new normal for the travel industry, one that will prioritize health, safety, and sustainability. 

Digital healthcare
Technology & Innovation

Telemedicine: Shifting Paradigms in Healthcare Post-COVID-19

Telemedicine has proven to be an effective and safe platform for doctors to reach patients during this global crisis, with the potential to ramp up diagnostic and treatment services as the world battles with the pandemic

Asian Destinations
Destination Spotlight

Southeast Asia - Rebuilding Medical Tourism amid the Pandemic

Even though the pandemic remains under control in most parts of Southeast Asia, the erratic nature of the infection has discouraged authorities from opening up their borders and also dissuaded patients from visiting medical travel destinations still battling with the pandemic

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
Industry News

What the New Coronavirus Variants Mean for Travel

These new travel restrictions may linger until scientists better understand how these variants behave and find effective therapeutic and preventive interventions against them

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
Industry News

N95 – Ending the Pandemic in 4 Weeks

N95 masks offer the highest level of respiratory protection by face coverings - filtering out up to 95% of the tiniest infectious particles. Global Healthcare Resources has found a way for everyone to access N95’s in small quantities and at affordable costs

Accreditation
Accreditation & Certification

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Achieves Accreditation from the Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, has been awarded Accreditation for a three-year term by the Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program for its Medical Travel Services Program.

Korea Medical Tourism
Destination Spotlight

South Korea Poised to be a Global Medical Travel Hub Post-COVID-19

With the pandemic restrictions creating pent-up demand for elective procedures, more employees are willing to explore medical travel in countries like Korea to access safe and affordable healthcare.

Drugs & Pharmacology
Editorial

The ‘Wonder Drug’: Ivermectin Shows Promise for COVID-19 Treatment and Prevention

While scientists continue to investigate and seek a better understanding of ivermectin and its use in COVID-19, emerging results have been promising.

Vaccines
Industry News

How are the Moderna and Pfizer Vaccines Different?

In one of the swiftest vaccine developments in history, global teams of drugmakers, researchers, and scientists laid the groundwork that spurred the production of vaccines to end the coronavirus pandemic.

Stem Cell
Technology & Innovation

Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine for COVID-19: Opportunities and Challenges

Stem cell therapy offers a promising treatment approach to COVID-19 due to their immunomodulatory and regenerative properties.

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
Technology & Innovation

Digital Healthcare and Post-COVID-19 Medical Travel

The challenges posed by the pandemic accelerated the paradigm shift in healthcare, speeding up the integration of digital healthcare solutions to bridge the gaps in patient care and those induced by the health crisis.

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
United Arab Emirates

Swift Medical Tourism Recovery Amid the Pandemic: A Case of the UAE

The UAE government swiftly pivoted strategies to curb the further spread of the virus and promote an early recovery of the industry.

Accreditation
Accreditation & Certification

Medical Travel Accreditation in the Post-COVID-19 Era

As travel is slowly returning to normal, medical travelers have new expectations from a medical tourist destination - these patients now not only seek quality and affordability of medical care but also a medical travel destination that has put in place adequate measures to safeguard their health, given the COVID-19 pandemic.

Medical tourism
Industry News

Business in the New Normal: How the Medical Travel Industry is Adapting to COVID-19

As travel restrictions ease and hospitals reopen for non-emergency surgeries, the medical travel industry is making a comeback through creative initiatives that promote a safe return to medical travel.

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism
Wellness Travel & Tourism

COVID-19 and Medical Tourism in the United States

Millions of Americans keep traveling every year to access quality and timely healthcare at a fraction of a cost in the US. But as the pandemic dealt a blow to the travel industry, the number dwindled substantially, raising a lot of uncertainty about the future of health travel in the country.

Latin America
Destination Spotlight

How Has Coronavirus Changed Medical Travel in Latin America

Destinations such as Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic became the major players in the region’s medical travel business, attracting hundreds of thousands of medical tourists to the continent every year. But when the coronavirus pandemic hit, it dealt a strong blow to the burgeoning industry that might take years to recover from.

Wellness Travel
Wellness Travel & Tourism

Wellness Travel Will Be the Focus in the Post-Pandemic Era

The coronavirus has upended every aspect of life and heightened mental health concerns for most people. Given this, many people now desire to take wellness trips to renew their mental, spiritual, and physical wellbeing when the crisis is over.

Accreditation
Accreditation & Certification

Building Patient Trust in a COVID-19 (or post Covid-19) World

As travel restrictions begin to lift; however, patients will begin to seek medical and dental care at destinations and organizations where they feel safe.

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