Join us on Tuesday, January 28 to optimize your services through "The 3 Keys of Success for Global Buyers in Medical Tourism." Learn why patients from Saudi Arabia and China are traveling abroad, as our expert panelists discuss how the procedures they're seeking and challenges they're facing have shaped their medical travel experiences. Examine successful strategies that will maximize your ability to attract inbound patients. Webinar host Jonathan Edelheit will examine three unique referral perspectives: a leading health insurance company, a medical tourism facilitator, and a top hospital referring patients abroad.
Jonathan Edelheit is Chairman & Co-founder of Global Healthcare Resources and the Medical Tourism Association. Mr. Edelheit helps governments, insurance companies and hospitals create strategies for medical travel and population health management and to execute on those strategies. Mr. Edelheit is the foremost expert in medical tourism having worked in over 60+ countries with the leading stakeholders, helping them envision their programs and then bringing them to life.
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.
Karen Timmons, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Healthcare Accreditation® (GHA) Program, leads an innovative and inaugural healthcare accreditation program designed specifically for healthcare organizations seeking to elevate the quality, patient experience, and excellence of care provided to medical travel, medical tourism and/or international patients. The program focuses specifically on an organization’s Medical Travel Cycle, encompassing the entire pathway of medical travel, as well as setting high expectations for transparency and cultural sensitivity.
The Home of Love is formerly known as the Beijing Tiantan Hospital Patients' Home. It has been established for 30 months today. In the past 30 months, it has provided help to more than 30,000 brain tumor patients in China, 80% of them are children. Home of Love is a self-help patient community that is spontaneously formed by patients and their families. It is the first patient community in China that integrates online and offline. It sees the limitation of online exclusively groups. Since, this organization connects patients to doctors, scientific lectures of brain tumor, case discussion and other activities.
Dr. Gao has been practicing respiratory medicine for more than 30 years in The People's Liberation Army General Hospital. And he is honored to be one of the treating physicians for the Presidents of China for the past 15 years. Dr. Gao has rich experience in the diagnosis and treatment of difficult respiratory diseases, the treatment of critically ill elderly patients. After being trained in Europe,, he carried out a series of clinical and basic research in China. He conducted research on "lung cancer gene", "pulmonary embolism", "mechanical ventilation for lung injury", "risk prediction of perioperative thrombotic disease in the elderly", and "perioperative management of elderly surgery". He established respiratory ICU and surgical ICU. He has been honored with three prestigious military science and technology awards and received the title of "Health Care Advanced Individual" by the China Insurance Commission and the Military Insurance Commission three times.
SeeHealth founder and CEO Ran Yang was born in China and moved to the United States to pursue higher education at the University of Miami, where she was cited for exceptional performance in three academic disciplines: neuroscience, psychology and art. During graduate study at Columbia University in New York, she was awarded a scholarship for scientific research in the field of human brain mapping and subsequently received a master’s degree in clinical psychology. She worked as research scientist at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center, published scientific articles in various peer-reviewed journals, and presented her work at both national and international conferences.
Besides exceptional academic and professional performance, she is also a passionate entrepreneur. After years working with patient in clinical field, she believes having great healthcare plan should be necessity instead of luxury. So SeeHealth LLC was found in New York City, a medical tourism company that helps U.S. and Chinese patients with chronic diseases like cancer, cardiac and neuro related conditions, and rare diseases to have access to better, faster and more affordable healthcare. We find healthcare providers globally and provide A-Z solutions. SeeHealth has official collaboration with internationally accredited and certified hospitals in different countries, including U.S., Singapore, India, Thailand, and Japan. We assist patients receive a remote medical second opinion, and compare different hospitals by their treatment options, location and price so that they can find the best matching healthcare plan based on their financial and cultural background.
A medical doctor who is trained in emergency medicine graduated from faculty of medicine – Alexandria University, worked in the field of medical insurance in Egypt, and currently in Saudi Arabia, Leading the international operations, in the term of:
•Referring the patients outside Saudi Arabia (end to end service).
•Developing partnership with TPA in US and Europe.
•Implementing a digital health services through international telemedicine.
•Expanding the business to have anew insurance products to cover the members outside and inside the country.
•Expanding the international network and specialties in US – Europe – GCC
•Speaker in medical tourism summit as well as trainer for international patient referrals case managers.
•PMP trained and got several certificates in Customer care and people management.