Medical Tourism Magazine Releases Educational Podcast with Tom O’Hara, President of Surgical Trip

The Medical Tourism Magazine Releases an Educational Podcast with Tom O’Hara, President of Surgical Trip, as he speaks about becoming certified by the Medical Tourism Association.

West Palm Beach, FL, March 19, 2010 --( Tom O’Hara, President of Surgical Trip, speaks with the Medical Tourism Magazine regarding completion of the Medical Tourism Facilitator Certification™ Program. The Medical Tourism Association recently announced the first medical tourism facilitators to be certified by the MTA. Surgical Trip is one of three medical facilitators to receive certification.

Medical Tourism Facilitators are organizations that are involved in the coordination of patient care for patients traveling from one country to another. The certification process, which can take up to 120 days to complete, is a detailed procedure developed by healthcare leaders from around the world in an effort to create best practices in the medical tourism industry. The key to the MTA’s program is transparency in the services being offered to international patients.

The benefits of certification are numerous, focusing on improvement in your processes for handling foreign patients. Certification will also attract international insurance companies and employers to your organization. Don’t miss this important educational podcast by going to the Medical Tourism Magazine website to listen at:

For more information regarding the Medical Tourism Facilitator Certification™ Program, contact Jessica Johnson at or by call (561) 791-2000

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

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Chelsea D'Ariano