Caribbean Ministerial Summit: Universal Healthcare Pushes Forward

Countries on the path toward universal healthcare in the Caribbean must consider historical, social and economic content to promote a larger social dialogue, a senior official with the World Health Organization told government policymakers from around the world, Sunday, at the 6th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress, Nov. 3-6, in Las Vegas.

Speaking before the Global Ministerial Summit, James Fitzgerald, acting director of the Department of Health Systems and Services at the Pan American Health Organization, said every country in Latin America can do something to move toward universal healthcare and help people live longer and prevent families from falling into poverty following illness.

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Women Leaders Speak Up at Healthcare Summit

After working her way up from a clerical to managerial position, backing down from a challenge was certainly not part of her makeup, but Christine Martinelli didn’t see any benefit behind a job change.

“My boss came up to me and said ‘We’re going put you into benefits’ — and I cried,” said Martinelli, a benefits manager for the City of Rochester, N.Y. “After that, I can’t picture working in any other area because benefits are so important.”

Martinelli was taking part in a panel discussion at the Women’s Healthcare & Insurance Leadership Summit, which helped kick off the 6th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress, in Las Vegas. Continue reading “Women Leaders Speak Up at Healthcare Summit”

Register & Receive 3 Free Hotel Nights | Medical Tourism Congress Nov 3-6, Las Vegas

The World Medical Tourism Congress is now offering even more opportunities for delegates to attend the Congress in Las Vegas, Nov 3-6.  In addition to the valuable experience you will enjoy at the event, we’re excited to announce that a sponsor has agreed to subsidize the cost of a limited amount of hotel nights at the congress.

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Maximize your Global Benefits Plans at the 6th World Medical Tourism Congress

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that healthcare is at the underbelly of today’s international agenda – gripping worldwide consciousness. Join us for lively and provocative webcasts that will push the healthcare debate, identify opportunities and underline solutions. Your influence counts. Use it with us.

Maximize your Global Benefits Plans at the 6th World Medical Tourism Congress

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 10 a.m.-11 a.m. EDT (New York)

Few things are as important as healthcare. Tune in to our Hosted Buyer Webcast and identify & understand what you need to know, when you need to know, and why and how you need to register for the world’s largest annual medical tourism conference as a Hosted Buyer. Whether you are selecting a plan or selling one, your participation can qualify you for the Global Buyers Forum, an invitation-only event for select and influential international buyers of healthcare where the ins and outs of today’s benefits landscape will be presented in a timely and thought-provoking educational platform.

Maximize su Plan de Beneficios Globales Asistiendo a 6th World Medical Tourism Congress

Martes, Octubre 1, 2013 12 – 1 p.m. EDT (New York)

Hay pocas cosas tan importantes como la salud. Conéctese a este webcast para identificar lo que necesita saber para maximizar su experiencia durante el congreso de turismo médico, 6th World Medical Tourism Congress y cómo puede beneficiarse del programa de compradores de servicios de salud. Tanto si usted está seleccionando un plan de cobertura médica como si lo está vendiendo, puede optar a recibir un pase gratuito para el congreso anual reservado para un grupo selecto de compradores que tendrán la oportunidad de conocer el campo de los beneficios globales y otros temas de interés dentro de la industria de turismo médico en el congreso más importante a nivel educacional y de oportunidades de negocio del mundo.




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