Venue: The venue is Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa

Location: Phuket, phuket, Thailand

Event Date/Time: Sep 16, 2009 End Date/Time: Sep 18, 2009
Registration Date: Sep 15, 2009
Early Registration Date: Mar 30, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 29, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Mar 01, 2009
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Based upon the belief of a new way forward and that is, as the world becomes smaller with the invention of super sonic aircraft and the availability of information through the internet coupled with the movement of people, has definitely spawned the medical tourism industry. With the rising cost of healthcare, patients, international companies, government health sector and even insurance companies alike are now looking for ways of reducing the medical cost without reducing the quality of care. Thus, the medical tourism industry was born and is now enjoying a surge interests. The conference philosophy is design to further improve the capabilities of healthcare institutions and tour operators who are key players in the medical tourism industry and to provide each individual patient to be well- informed on the standards of medical information worldwide


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9:30am Opening 10:00am Keynote: We are the leader because we are professional in what we do. 10:45am Morning Tea 11:30am Keynote: These are the figures: Economic benefits that medical tourism brings. 12:15pm Keynote: Concerns, Legal Issues within medical tourism 1:00pm Lunch 1:45pm Workshop: Developing a medical tourism operation 1:45pm Workshop: Working with the Hospitals 1:45pm Workshop: Travel Insurance: This is how we do it. 1:45pm Workshop: How to develop an increase in our medical tourism network. 3:00pm Afternoon Tea 3:45pm Keynote: Working with medical insurance company. 4:30pm Keynote: Development of an industry-wide recognize set of standards/guidelines. DAY 2 9:30am Keynote: Customer care is a primary concern 10:45am Morning Tea 11:30am Keynote: Developing skills required for Medical Tourism operators 12:15pm Keynote: Developing a united voice 1:00pm Lunch 1:45pm Workshop: Data collection on how it can benefit your business. 1:45pm Workshop Working with medical tourism operators 1:45pm Workshop: We are the teeth of the industry(dental) 1:45pm Workshop: Alternative health in a new approach 3:00pm Afternoon Tea 3:45pm Keynote: The future is bright: Unless you get one of it. 7:30pm Conference Gala Dinner (Formal Attire) All work and no play makes for a very dull conference so as part of the event, we organize a great night of entertainment with the combination of the fabulous Thai food and international cuisine. All for only $75 USD. The dinner is a formal event so bring along your best evening clothes and dancing shoes for a tropical night to remember. DAY 3 10:00am Keynote: What happen if something goes wrong 10:00am Keynote: Cross Cultural Awareness or Medical and Nursing Practitioners 10:45am Morning Tea 11:30am Keynote: Collaborative efforts of the Drivers in Medical Tourism 12:15pm Keynote: English Factors in Medical Tourism Industry (Exhibition All Afternoon on the 3rd Day)