Ms. Stephano is an advocate for professional development as an integral component in changing the way we access and receive healthcare globally. She is passionate about connecting a global network of buyers with health providers that are transparent in quality and pricing and dedicated to international best practices for traveling health and wellness seekers.
As an author, she has penned several books including Developing International Patient Centers, Best Practices in Facilitation, Medical Tourism for Insurers and Employers, and Engaging Wellness: Corporate Wellness Programs that Work in addition to the Health and Wellness Destination Guide series.
Renée-Marie encourages the growth of international partnerships and affiliations between providers, governments, and corporate buyers and envisions a greater synchronicity between medical travel and health equity programs, strongly believing one can and should fund the other. She brings strategic solutions for the integration of medical and wellness travel, corporate wellness, and population health management strategies for destinations worldwide.
Prior to his role at the MTA and GHR, Mr. Edelheit ran one of the leading healthcare administrators in the US. Mr. Edelheit is one a frequent resource for media in US health insurance and medical tourism and has been featured and mentioned hundreds of times in national and international news outlets.
Mr. Edelheit is at the center of a corporate network connecting over 2.6 million executives and professionals through his portfolio of companies, magazines, events, and expansive presence on LinkedIn Groups with over 1 million members.
Through his determined efforts and resolute conversations with C-Suite executives of Health Insurance Companies, Healthcare Program Providers, Employers, International Corporations, Brokers, and Governments in the US and abroad, Mr. Edelheit raises the bar on innovation and disruption strategies for businesses and consumers.