Monthly Archives: August 2013

Are Medical Travel Companies Practicing Medicine Without A License?

Medical tourist recovery kit(Part 2 of Medical Travel Agency Business Models)

I was called out by an official of the Joint Commission International (JCI) many years ago who suggested that staff of Cosmetic Surgery Travel, my medical travel company, may be practicing medicine without a license.

At the time, I was speaking about the care management protocols we use at Cosmetic Surgery Travel to an audience of medical practitioners and health care Read more…

The Medical Tourist As An Engaged Patient

Empowered patientMedical tourism creates and encourages patients who are actively engaged in their own health care.

Medical tourists, by searching out options and choosing treatment abroad, are directly involving themselves in their own health care.

Health care providers in medical tourism often are not prepared for these patients. Some would rather not Read more…