Medical Tourism Magazine

July 07, 2010 18:32 ET

Medical Tourism Magazine Sets the Trend That Dominates Growth of the Industry-Editor Renee-Marie Stephano Addresses Most Important Controversial Topics in Last Couple Years

Around the World and Back Again-Medical Tourism Magazine Celebrates 3rd Year

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2010) - Many publications have come and gone as the Medical Tourism Association approaches the 3-year anniversary of Medical Tourism Magazine, the only printed and online publication in the industry. Speaking on behalf of contributors and members at large, President of the Medical Tourism Association and Editor-in-Chief Renee-Marie Stephano reflects on where we have been, where we are and where we are headed. 

"Over the years, we have covered far-reaching topics ranging from marketing medical tourism programs, innovative medical advancements, global health insurance to sustainability programs. In this upcoming issue, we are addressing an extremely important topic ~ that of global events affecting medical travel, like healthcare reform," said Renee-Marie Stephano.

In fact, on this anniversary date, the Medical Tourism Association is also pleased to announce the official release of the Medical Tourism Magazine's Issue 16 featuring articles such as "Medical Tourism ~ A Solution for Healthcare" and "Healthcare Reform and Emerging Benefit Program Opportunities." Read now at,

"The Medical Tourism Magazine keeps improving with every issue," says Kenneth Mays of Bumrungrad Hospital. "It has become an invaluable source of insights about this growing healthcare niche. The magazine covers and collects topics of importance and significance to the medical tourism sector from diverse sources all over the world."

According to Bill Cook, of Clinica Biblica Hospital in Costa Rica, "Like it or not the Medical Tourism Magazine has become the de facto voice for much of the Medical Tourism industry. This is due in no small measure to its relevancy at all levels of the industry spectrum be it a patient, a two-person facilitator operation, or the CEO of a multimillion dollar insurance carrier. Each will find gems and insightful golden nuggets between the pages of each issue." 

Here at the Medical Tourism Magazine we make every effort to cover all aspects of the medical tourism industry, missing nothing of importance or relevance. If it's relevant, we cover it in a timely fashion. As this industry continues to expand, we stay on top of the collaborations, innovations and transformations as they occur. The Medical Tourism Magazine is your go-to source; the location of important information about this industry. Also, The Medical Tourism Magazine is your voice in the industry as we welcome contributions for print.

Where does one go in the Medical Tourism industry for the most current global healthcare news? According to Michael Bina, a Columnist from Intellectual Marketing, LLC, "The BEST place to get 'The Good Stuff' on Global Healthcare? Never mind its many contributors and collaborators across the planet. On the basis of content alone, Medical Tourism Magazine outperforms whoever is considered second best."

"The Medical Tourism Magazine is a valued and trusted source of quality professional content which gathers and distributes highly needed intelligence to the medical tourism industry. I think it's truly a trendsetter in the marketplace," says Andrei Radomir, CEO Qdays, Quality Medical Holidays.

The Medical Tourism Magazine offers both printed and online advertising as well. It also boasts a Social Media package that encompasses all aspects of Social Media marketing into a competitively priced package, aimed at attracting your target audience. In the form of a blast to your target audience with press releases, insider blogs and various postings on all social media networks; MTA has access to a comprehensive social network for medical tourism enthusiasts in the Medical Tourism City. MTA welcomes inquiries about our prestigious Guest Blogs, which are offered directly on

MTA also offers the unique option of videos, including patient videos, which spotlight your international hospital as a leader in a particular medical procedure through the eyes of a patient's experience! For more information, visit:

Dr. Alejandro Badia, of US Based Badia Hand to Shoulder Center comments, "MTM is an invaluable resource that links providers, facilitators and patients who have an interest in healthcare delivery on a more global scale. The ability to connect these key players in order to achieve clinical success in a cost effective manner is unparalleled."

In addition to producing the Medical Tourism Magazine, MTA also offers beautifully created Country Branding packages, called "Destination Guides," designed to brand your country as the top destination, among all others, for medical tourists. You can check this out at

The Medical Tourism Magazine's printed version on average is distributed to over 90 countries around the world in all 5 regions inclusive of thousands of International Hospitals, International Health Insurance Carriers in the Middle East, US, UK and Canada, healthcare providers throughout the world, the travel industry, potential medical tourism patients considering going overseas for surgery, and anyone with an interest in the industry. The magazine is also distributed to a majority of the health plans which administer Self Funded Employer health plans in the U.S. Medical Tourism Magazine can be read at

The Medical Tourism Association (Medical Travel Association), also known as the Global Healthcare Association, at is the first international non-profit association comprised of the top international hospitals, healthcare providers, medical travel facilitators, insurance companies, and other affiliated companies and members with the common goal of promoting the highest level of quality of healthcare to patients in a global environment. Our Association promotes the interests of its healthcare provider and medical tourism facilitators members. The Medical Tourism Association has three mission-driven tenets: Education, Communication and Transparency.

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