Central and Eastern Europe Medical Tourism and Healthcare Summit

Venue: Aristos Hotel

Location: Zagreb, Croatia

Event Date/Time: May 17, 2010 End Date/Time: May 18, 2010
Registration Date: May 01, 2010
Early Registration Date: Oct 31, 2009
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Medical Tourism in Central and Eastern Europe has been increasing rapidly. The region as a whole offers a variety of affordable treatments and procedures within easy reach of most travellers.

Organized in partnership with Global Health Consulting, the summit will showcase facilitators and providers from across the region including Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and surrounding countries.

The Central and Eastern European Medical Tourism and Healthcare Summit will include an exhibition area, workshops and a two day conference agenda focusing on current issues effecting medical tourism and healthcare in the region and the world in general. There will be adequate time provided for networking and forming collaborations with potential partners over business lunches, drinks reception and a gala dinner.

The Conference agenda Stream 1 – 2 days

Over two days the conference agenda will feature presentations from expert speakers from all over the world providing the basis for this highly educational forum.

Some of the topics featured in the main stream will include –
The Croatian model for medical tourism and how is it different to other countries

Effectively forging strategic relationships – the key driver of competitive advantage and success for health and medical tourism

The role of insurance in medical tourism and how you should advise your patients

What does the medical tourist expect and what steps can you take to ensure that you are the best choice over others

Patient rights. If something goes wrong who is responsible – the hospital / clinic or the medical tourism company?

Marketing medical tourism in the current world financial downturn and what are the prospects for the future

Healthcare accreditation and certification and its importance to the patient

How good is your website and your internet marketing?

What are the main drivers for patient travel – quality – cost – cultural perception - accessibility?

Providing a total service to patients. Why do so few hospitals / clinics fail to partner with accommodation providers and aftercare facilities?

Dental Medical Tourism - Stream 2 - I day only

Global trends in dental medical tourism

Understanding medical tourism.The structure of the market place
Marketing your practice internationally and meeting patient requirements

Linking and partnering with medical tourism facilitators and agents

Case study - How a leading dental practice began attracting overseas patients – meeting the problems and challenges

Considerations for developing a package for your patients - what does the patient expect?

Accreditation for dentists – there are many accreditation organisations. Who should you look to and what is the process, costs and benefits

Asian countries are well established as medical tourism destinations. What are the reasons for this and how is it possible to be competitive

Who will attend?

Medical tourism facilitators, medical travel agents, hospitals, clinics, dentists, spas, assurers, medical consultants and organisations, government health and tourism departments, medical tourism website owners and international press and media

Exhibition and Sponsorship

Global Engage is pleased to offer a variety of Exhibition and Sponsorship packages. Please enquire for details.


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