Top 10 Medical Tourism Trends That Will Shape the Global Healthcare Landscape

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The world as we know it is becoming smaller by the minute. Remember back in the 1960’s and 70’s…when almost every American garage housed a Ford, Chrysler or Chevrolet? Now the American garage is filled with international brands like Toyota, Hyundai and Kia. Remember when Zenith was the brand of choice among American TV owners? Today, global..

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Patient Lead Follow Up: The Need for Speed

How long does it take you to typically respond to a patient inquiry? 24 Hours? One hour? Thirty minutes? If your average reply time is more than 5 minutes, I have bad news for you. You’ve already lost a potential patient. The lead is cold. According to a study conducted by Dr. James Oldroyd of..

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Handling Patient Enquiries

Introduction There’s a saying in marketing that even the best ad or website can only do one thing: make the phone ring. Of course there are a few more options these days, like sending email or clicking on a link, but you get the point. Effective marketing motivates people to respond by taking an action…

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Mortgage Rates at an Historic Low: Bancroft State Bank

As mortgage rates continue to hover near historic lows — currently mortgage rates for a 30 year fixed mortgage are below 4.4%– there appears to be no better time to buy a home or refinance a current mortgage. However, as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. According to a recent..

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First surgery performed at newly-opened Bahamas Medical Center

NASSAU, Bahamas – A new era in affordable, world-class healthcare began on Tuesday, November 6, as the first surgical procedure was performed in the newly-opened, state-of-the-art Bahamas Medical Center. “It’s a very exciting time at the Bahamas Medical Center,” said Barry Rassin, President of Doctors Hospital Health System and the Bahamas Medical Center. “The successful..

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2012 Medical Travel Summit to Be Held in Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica: PROMED, The Council for the International Promotion of Costa Rica Medicine announces the 2012 Medical Travel Summit to be held April 23-25, 2012 in San Jose, Costa Rica. The Summit will be held at the well-appointed Real Intercontinental Hotel in Escazu, Costa Rica, close to excellent shopping, nightlife and a variety..

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Christmas Cheer To Costa Rican Children

The Goodness Company, a leading Advertising and Marketing firm with offices in the US and Costa Rica, is pleased to announce its 5th annual Project Santa Claus campaign to distribute Christmas toys to poverty-stricken children in Costa Rica. While many think of Costa Rica as a lush paradise of tropical rain forests, sunny beaches and..

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