Patients Beyond Borders: Everybody's Guide to Affordable, World-Class Medical Travel

Author:   Josef Woodman
Publisher:   Healthy Travel Media
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
ISBN:  

9780979107924


Pages:   410
Publication Date:   21 August 2008
Format:   Paperback
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained


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Patients Beyond Borders is the first comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to medical tourism, written by the world's leading spokesperson on international health travel. Impartial, extensively researched and filled with authoritative and accessible advice carefully culled from hundreds of resources in the US and abroad. Patients Beyond Borders lists the 30 top medical travel destinations, where patients can choose from hundreds of hospitals and save 30-80% on medical procedures, ranging from a comprehensive health check-up to heart work, orthopedics, dental and cosmetic surgery, in vitro fertilization and more. The revised and expanded Second Edition carries 40 new hospitals and 8 new destinations, including Israel, Jordan, Korea, New Zealand, Panama, the Philippines, Taiwan and Turkey. In addition to never-before-published information on continued care post-procedure, how to handle malpractice abroad, finding the best health travel agent. A handy Treatment Index allows readers to easily match their medical condition to the best clinics.

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Author:   Josef Woodman
Publisher:   Healthy Travel Media
Imprint:   Healthy Travel Media
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Width: 14.00cm , Height: 3.30cm , Length: 21.60cm
Weight:   0.599kg
ISBN:  

9780979107924


ISBN 10:   097910792
Pages:   410
Publication Date:   21 August 2008
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained

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A must-read for those considering medical tourism. <br>-- ABC News<br><br> If you have no medical insurance, and need medical or dental treatment, you might consider obtaining a copy of a book that has clarified the way to a new form of travel: medical or dental tourism. <br>-- Arthur Frommer, author of The Travel Show with Arthur Frommer and radio personality on WOR 710 Talk Radio<br><br> Patients Beyond Borders is a landmark series of consumer guides to international medical travel that has helped thousands of patients plan successful health journeys abroad. <br>-- US News World Report<br><br> This tome couldn't be more timely. <br>-- Travel Leisure Magazine<br><br> Patients Beyond Borders tells how to plan and budget for medical care and how to find the best doctors and hospitals.<br>-- AARP Bulletin <br><br> a practical guide to planning a medical trip... <br>-- Washington Post


A must-read for those considering medical tourism. -- ABC News If you have no medical insurance, and need medical or dental treatment, you might consider obtaining a copy of a book that has clarified the way to a new form of travel: medical or dental tourism. -- Arthur Frommer, author of The Travel Show with Arthur Frommer and radio personality on WOR 710 Talk Radio Patients Beyond Borders is a landmark series of consumer guides to international medical travel that has helped thousands of patients plan successful health journeys abroad. -- US News World Report This tome couldn't be more timely. -- Travel Leisure Magazine Patients Beyond Borders tells how to plan and budget for medical care and how to find the best doctors and hospitals.-- AARP Bulletin a practical guide to planning a medical trip... -- Washington Post


A must-read for those considering medical tourism. <br>-- ABC News <br> If you have no medical insurance, and need medical or dental treatment, you might consider obtaining a copy of a book that has clarified the way to a new form of travel: medical or dental tourism. <br>-- Arthur Frommer, author of The Travel Show with Arthur Frommer and radio personality on WOR 710 Talk Radio <br> Patients Beyond Borders is a landmark series of consumer guides to international medical travel that has helped thousands of patients plan successful health journeys abroad. <br>-- US News World Report <br> This tome couldn't be more timely. <br>-- Travel Leisure Magazine <br> Patients Beyond Borders tells how to plan and budget for medical care and how to find the best doctors and hospitals.<br>-- AARP Bulletin <br> a practical guide to planning a medical trip... <br>-- Washington Post


Author Information

Author Josef Woodman has spent more than three years touring 100 medical facilities in 14 countries, researching contemporary medical tourism. As co-founder of MyDailyHealth and Ventana Communications, Woodman's pioneering background in health, wellness, and Web technology has allowed him to compile a wealth of information about global health travel, telemedicine, and new developments in consumer and institutional medical care. Woodman has lectured at the UCLA School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School and has conducted seminars and workshops in a dozen countries. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Global Healthcare Summit and as Program Co-Chairman of the Global Healthcare Congress. Woodman has emerged as an outspoken advocate of global consumer healthcare and medical travel.

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