Las Vegas Health & Wellness Destination Guide

Las Vegas Health & Wellness Destination Guide

by Renee-Marie Stephano, William Cook

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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

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014022682
Publisher: Medical Tourism Association
Publication date: 09/30/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 701,084
File size: 6 MB

About 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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