Las Vegas Health & Wellness Destination Guide [NOOK Book]

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An information packed how-to guide for individuals and employers seeking to learn about health and wellness opportunities in Las Vegas. Spectacular casinos, glittering nightlife and mesmerizing shows are not all Las Vegas has to offer visitors. Over the last five years the city has become an important medical tourism destination for travelers seeking quality and affordable healthcare. Medical tourism offers an exciting new world of possibilities for individuals and companies to lower their healthcare costs. ...
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Las Vegas Health & Wellness Destination Guide

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Overview

An information packed how-to guide for individuals and employers seeking to learn about health and wellness opportunities in Las Vegas. Spectacular casinos, glittering nightlife and mesmerizing shows are not all Las Vegas has to offer visitors. Over the last five years the city has become an important medical tourism destination for travelers seeking quality and affordable healthcare. Medical tourism offers an exciting new world of possibilities for individuals and companies to lower their healthcare costs. Discover what makes Las Vegas a great medical tourism destination Find out how much you should budget for your Las Vegas medical trip Important tips for planning your Las Vegas medical trip Learn which are the best medical facilities for your procedure or treatment
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Las Vegas CBV
"Since the release of the guide, we have received a tremendous amount of local and regional government and accompanying industry support in furthering our initiative to deliver Las Vegas as an international health and wellness destination."
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014022682
  • Publisher: Medical Tourism Association
  • Publication date: 9/30/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Renée-Marie Stephano is a Founder and President of the Medical Tourism Association, also known as MTA, the first international non-profit trade association for the medical tourism industry. Ms. Stephano also serves as general counsel for the MTA and is Editor of the Medical Tourism Magazine, a monthly journal that addresses all of the issues surrounding medical tourism including legal issues, accreditation, economic issues and a geographical focus on countries growing their business in treating foreign patients.

Ms. Stephano received her undergraduate degrees in international relations in Virginia and received her Juris Doctorate degree in Law in Pennsylvania. She has a background in international marketing and health law and then went on to open her own law firm, spending six years serving as general counsel for a US national healthcare administrator which was the first US healthcare administrator to implement medical tourism into both self-funded and fully insured health plans in the United States.

Ms. Stephano works full time for the Medical Tourism Association and is considered an expert in medical tourism on legal issues. In her role at the Medical Tourism Association, Ms. Stephano helps countries and hospitals create strategic marketing plans and helps identify target markets. She has helped many countries and hospitals achieve their goals of attracting foreign patients and international insurance companies. Ms. Stephano works with global health care providers to maintain transparency with respect to quality of care as they increase their flow of patients and she also works with medical travel facilitators to establish best practices to ultimately ensure patient safety. She has assisted as an advisor in the development and furtherance of healthcare clusters in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Argentina, several cities in Mexico, Korea, Turkey, Jordon and Israel.
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  • Posted April 3, 2013

    This guide has nice section about what to bring and wear. After

    This guide has nice section about what to bring and wear. After all Las Vegas is in the desert, so making sure you are prepared for this is essential to having a good time. This is especially true if you are traveling with a medical condition, so knowing to be prepared can be very important. 

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  • Posted March 30, 2013

    A great all around guide. It is full of great Vegas activities,

    A great all around guide. It is full of great Vegas activities, not just the casinos. It also has a great listing of spas in the city. A great guide to having a good time, relaxing, and getting the most of your trip

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2012

    Well balanced guide on medical travel. Had great information reg

    Well balanced guide on medical travel. Had great information regarding hospitals and gave me ideas on activites I can do during my trip. Thankfully, my procedure is minimally invasive and the recovery time is short so I will have time plenty of time to enjoy the city :)

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