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The World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress Announces the Pre-Conference Quality and Accreditation Workshop

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The World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress Announces the Pre-Conference Quality and Accreditation Workshops

The World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress Announces the Pre-Conference Quality and Accreditation Workshops. This workshop will address the importance of healthcare accreditation and quality. An analysis of the different types of accreditation systems that are out there will be reviewed as well as what accreditation really means.

An analysis and discussion of different accreditation systems will be discussed such as ISQUA, Trent Accreditation, Accreditation Canada, Australian Accreditation System, Joint Commission International and many others. Also we will analyze how different accreditation systems vary based upon their standards and processes.

Quality means different things to different people. What exactly does health care quality mean? This workshop will address quality around the world, different accreditation systems, and ways to improve quality. How do you assess a hospitals quality and are all accreditation systems equal?

If two hospitals are accredited by the same organization mean they have the same level of quality. This workshop will discuss all aspects of quality in healthcare and accreditation and give an in-depth understanding of quality and accreditation in a global world so that your organization can make the right choices.

The pre-conference workshop is Monday, October 26th, 2009 at 8:00am- 5:00pm, with a break at 12:00-1:00pm for the networking lunch. The Exhibit hall opens conveniently at 5:00pm! This is the one event per year where Employers, Self Funded Health Plans, Insurance Companies, and Medical Tourism Facilitators that are looking to outsource healthcare overseas have the opportunity to meet with top International Hospitals and Medical Tourism Companies in one place for the ultimate networking event.

The best Medical Tourism Conference of the year. This is a comment they have heard over and over from delegates who participated in the first World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress which took place in San Francisco California September 2008. The 2009 World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress promises to match that sentiment and, at the same time, provide even more networking and advanced panel sessions for this international gathering.

The conference will feature up to 2,000 attendees, up to 200 speakers, and over 125 exhibitors. Don't miss out on the 2nd Annual World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress will take place on October 26-28th, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles California USA!

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