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Medical Tourism Healthcare Leadership Awards to be Announced in Chicago October 25-28, 2011

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West Palm Beach, FLORIDA: July 22, 2011. The Medical Tourism Association (Global Healthcare Association) will be awarding a select group of leaders in international healthcare whose achievements have enhanced and brought innovation to the International Healthcare Industry and excelled at providing international healthcare quality and international patients services.

These Leaders have contributed to the growth of delivering high quality and transparent pricing for patients traveling for healthcare. The awards will be presented at the 4th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress held in Chicago, October 25-28, 2011. Nominees will be reviewed and chosen by an independent committee of industry participants. The award must be accepted in person by the recipient at the conference.

This award recognizes Leaders in the industry for providing an exemplary program or innovation consistent with the vision of the Medical Tourism Association's goal to advance medical tourism through education and communication. Awardees will be recognized for their efforts in engaging others, promoting proven strategies, effectuating best practices and procedures, and advocating the need to ensure high quality healthcare at affordable and transparent pricing. The Awards honor an individual, government or organization whose accomplishments embody such qualities.

Renée-Marie Stephano, President of the Medical Tourism Association said, We believe it is important that the MTA provides international recognition and overall credibility to these Leaders who raise the bar for effectiveness in leading our industry.

The decisions of each judging panel will be based upon a specific criteria established for each category and determined by the panel with proven expertise in their respective fields. To identify those individuals and organizations which have excelled in the implementation and delivery of international healthcare services, the Categories for the Awards will be:

  • Hospital Leadership
  • Insurance Leadership
  • Facilitator Leadership
  • Individual Leadership
  • Accreditation / Quality Leadership
  • Government Organization
  • Corporate Leadership
  • Innovation in Medical Tourism
  • Travel Agency Leadership
  • Hotel / Hospitality Leadership
  • Health & Wellness Leadership
  • Dental Leadership
  • Specialty Center Leadership
  • International Firsts Award

Benefits of the award will include:

  • International Recognition for the Achievement through Press Releases.
  • Receipt of a Leadership Award at the Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Conference.
  • Feature in Medical Tourism Magazine for the Achievement.
  • An International Healthcare Leadership Award logo to put on a Website or Publications.
  • Publication in the conference materials of the Awards.
  • Leadership Ribbon for Leader's name badge increasing recognition during networking opportunities.

MTA Membership is not required for nomination or to be a recipient of the Award. Nominations can be made on the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress website. .

This year’s conference will feature up to 1,500 attendees, up to 140 exhibitors and sponsors, and over 100 speakers from over 87 countries. The conference is the dedicated annual event of the Medical Tourism Association, (Global Healthcare Association) the nonprofit trade association in the Medical Tourism industry, and media partner Medical Tourism Magazine, the only dedicated magazine for the medical tourism and global healthcare industry, and by Medical Tourism City, , a social network for the medical tourism and global healthcare industry with over one thousand participants from over sixty countries.

The 4th World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress will also feature two additional conferences, the Global Benefits Conference, which focuses on international employers and insurance companies, and the Sustainable Healthcare and Hospital Development Conference, which focuses on the growth of medical tourism in the healthcare sector and the building and development of healthcare facilities around the world.

For more information about the awards, please contact:

Amelia Fernandez

US 001.561.792.6676

10130 Northlake Blvd, Suite 214-289

West Palm Beach, FL 33412 USA

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