C-Span to Feature World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress Employer Panel Session

West Palm Beach, FL, December 05, 2008 --(PR.com)-- The World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress will be featured on C-Span Radio this Friday, December 5th at 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. Tune in to C-span radio to listen to the session: Employers Views of Medical Tourism. Featuring speakers: Sandra Morris, Procter & Gamble; Peter Hayes, Hannaford Brothers; and Colleen DePadua, Black and Decker. The session will discuss what are the positive and negative views for employers about implementing medical tourism into their fully insured and self-funded healthcare plans? What incentives are used to encourage patients to travel overseas for care.

The show can be heard on XM Satellite Radio on channel 132. You can also listen live online at c-span's website.

The session is a previously recorded session from the World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress which took place in San Francisco, September 9-12th, 2009 and featured over 850 attendees from over 45 countries and over 53 exhibitors and sponsors.

The 2nd Annual World Medical Tourism and Global Health Congress which will be held October 26-28th in Los Angeles, California. With up to 2,000 attendees, over 100 exhibitors and industry leaders from over 40 countries, this will be the ultimate networking session.

The Medical Tourism Association is the first international non-profit association made up of the top international hospitals, healthcare providers, medical travel facilitators, insurance companies, and other affiliated companies and members with the common goal of promoting the highest level of quality of healthcare to patients in a global environment. The Association promotes the interests of its healthcare provider and medical travel facilitator members. The Medical Tourism Association has three tenets: Transparency, Communication and Education.

World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress
Melissa Skelton