Empowering Excellence: Overcoming Key Challenges in Growing Your Medical Travel Program

June 27, 2023 | 08:00 AM EST

Discover the key challenges faced by healthcare providers and industry stakeholders when developing and expanding their medical travel initiatives. Gain valuable insights into the industry's evolving landscape, shifting patient expectations, and emerging market trends. Bill Cook, GHA’s Director of Operations and Business Development will share real-world experiences and best practices to overcome these challenges. From improving your marketing to building trust and loyalty with international patients, this webinar will equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to thrive in the competitive medical travel industry. You’ll also learn about the benefits of GHA accreditation and certification, such as bolstering credibility, attracting a global clientele, and driving continuous quality improvement. Whether you're a healthcare executive, medical travel facilitator, or a destination marketer, this webinar is a must-attend event to unlock the secrets of sustainable growth and establish your organization as a leader in medical travel.


Certified Medical Tourism Professional (CMTP): Is It For Me? How Will It Help Me?

Medical tourism is about providing patients around the globe with high-quality and affordable medical care options. As with many travel-related industries, it came to a standstill during the pandemic but is now experiencing rapid growth again and offers exciting career opportunities for professionals in healthcare and hospitality. Join Bill Cook, Global Healthcare Accreditation’s Director of Business and Marketing as he talks about the Certified Medical Tourism Professional (CMTP) program and its benefits. Are you working in healthcare, hospitality, as a facilitator? Find out if CMTP is right for you.


The Future of Medical Tourism - Seismic Changes or Subtle Shifts?

Join us on October 18 at 10AM EST for a fireside chat with global industry experts as they offer their unique perspectives on where the industry is heading. Don’t miss this opportunity to look out into the future of medical tourism with top industry experts. The webinar will include a time for Q&A at the end.


Monkeypox: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe

Monkeypox is a rare infection that presents with blisters and scabs all over the body. The infection, which was largely endemic in parts of west and central Africa, has recently been spreading in other parts of the world.  Since May 2022, cases of monkeypox have been reported in countries where the infection is not endemic, including parts of Europe and the United States. Although cases of the infection are shown to be dropping, it is still very much around. In this webinar, Heather Saunders, a registered nurse and infectious disease expert and researcher at Johns Hopkins University, and Claudia Jorgenson, Director of Clinical Operations at Global Healthcare Accreditation,  shares important information about monkeypox and the current outbreak.


Medical Travel Strategies for Success During Challenging Times

The past two years have been difficult ones for medical travel programs across the globe. Travel restrictions or an influx of COVID-19 cases (in the case of hospitals) forced some organizations to reduce operations or in extreme cases shut down. While medical travel has increased over the past year and there is pent-up demand for medical travel services, challenges remain with emerging new variants. In this webinar, the directors of three ambulatory centers in Latin America discuss the challenges faced and strategies and tactics deployed for sustaining (and in some cases growing) their medical travel programs and how to integrate resilience into your organization for future challenges


Medical Travel Services: Building Patient Trust in a COVID 19 World

This webinar takes a look at each touch point on the medical travel care continuum and review recommended protocols to reduce COVID-19 risks based on GHA’s recently issued COVID-19 Guidelines for Medical Travel Programs.


Road to Recovery: Aligning your Medical Travel Business Plan with a Post COVID-19 Reality

Learn about:

  • Mitigating potential risks as you move to the “New Normal”
  • Analyzing the four core dimensions of your business model – Key Questions & Issues to Consider
  • Aligning the four core dimensions to maximize preparedness for a Post COVID-19 Reality
  • Considerations for Developing an Action Plan and Timetable
  • GHA COVID-19 best practices related to the Medical Travel Care Continuum