Medical Tourism Association's Medical Tourism Magazine Announces Issue 10 Special Issue: What Patients Are Saying About You

West Palm Beach, FL, June 05, 2009 --( The Medical Tourism Association is pleased to share their newly released Issue 10 Special Issue: What Patients Are Saying About You with you. Please go to the Medical Tourism Magazine website to view. Scroll down to Issue 10 Special Issue: What Patients Are Saying About You.

Highlights from this Issue Include:

It’s All About the Patient

From Customer Service on the hospital side and on the facilitator side, to the greater underlying issues of Trust as a whole, medical tourism offers significant opportunities for us to step back and take a look at our service offerings to patients. Only then are we ready to create marketable and successful programs. And after doing so, how do we judge our successes?
By Renee-Marie Stephano

Other articles include:

Are Your Patients Wandering Over to Your Competition? 6 Action Tips to Stop Them in Their Tracks…
In an economy such as ours we need to make each patient opportunity count. That means being quicker, smarter and more caring than our competition. Below are six action tips that are guaranteed to keep your patients from falling ill to wanderlust. Because, let’s face it, if we don’t take care of our patients, someone else will.
By Bill Cook

Patient Survey
The Medical Tourism Association has released preliminary results from its first patient surveys in the Medical Tourism Industry. This survey is extremely important to the solid growth of the medical tourism industry by providing a better understanding why patients are traveling and where they are traveling to as well as insight.

Creating Profitability Through Service Excellence ~ Do You Really Know What Your Customers Think?
In the words of Peter Drucker, widely considered the father of modern management, “Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the client or customer gets out of it.” How does the medical tourism industry measure business success? The obvious answer is through financial statements and growing patient volume.
By Tonya Walton

The Medical Tourism Magazine is a bi-monthly Medical Tourism industry magazine in both print and electronic versions. Readers can sign up for a free online subscription below or purchase an annual hard copy subscription. The Medical Tourism Magazine will address important issues affecting the Medical Tourism industry and have a primary focus on the quality of healthcare available at leading international hospitals. Each issue of the medical tourism magazine will cover the world as a whole, but also have a special inside focus on one specific country. We are always looking for stories, articles, authors and input for our magazine.

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. Their Association promotes the interests of its healthcare provider and medical tourism facilitators members. The Medical Tourism Association has three tenets: Transparency, Communication and Education.

Medical Tourism Association
Renee-Marie Stephano, Esq.