Rants ‘n’ Raves

Patients Beyond Borders Hits a Home Run

Patients Beyond Borders Hits a Home Run

5 / 31/07/2013 11:15

Bloomberg reports on top medical tourism destinations with lots of help from Patients Beyond Borders Patients Beyond Borders is a real medical tourism success story, and Josef Woodman, its CEO, is an unlikely but totally likeable hero. I remember the […]

The Press Release and Medical Tourism

The Press Release and Medical Tourism

40 / 15/03/2012 12:24

Is the endgame of the Press Release in Medical Tourism engagement or entrapment? I was skimming through Google news last Sunday morning, and stumbled across this press release headline: “Vancouver Company Featured in Medical Tourism Magazine”.  The sub-heading read: “What […]

The Biggest Challenge for Medical Tourism in India? Getting a Visa.

0 / 16/02/2012 10:43

As an American, I am spared from having to apply for visas to enter most countries.  India is one of those exceptions.  That’s cool.  I understand.  Not everyone likes us as much as we think. But my recent encounter has […]

Medical Bankruptcy in America

Medical Bankruptcy in America

0 / 24/11/2011 17:00

Medical bankruptcy accounts for 60% of all personal bankruptcies in America Trina is a friend of my younger sister Nicole. To be fair, she is a friend of the family.  I have know her as my sister’s sidekick for more […]

Forget love, I just want to be “liked”

Forget love, I just want to be “liked”

37 / 18/10/2011 16:00

I told a friend over lunch recently that we are all working for two companies — Google and Facebook. All that really matters these days is how many people “like” you on Facebook and your page ranking on Google.  Of […]