Satori World Medical’s Chief Medical Officer to Discuss the Opportunities and Challenges in Conducting International Business

San Diego, CA, September 24, 2011 --( Satori World Medical, a leader in medical travel, will be participating in a round table of companies that are doing international business hosted by The Daily Transcript, San Diego’s #1 source for daily business news, data and information.

Satori World Medical’s Chief Medical Officer, Ron Johnson, M.D., F.A.C.S., will join other senior level executives to discuss the opportunities and challenges in conducting international business. Discussion topics could include contracting, legal, cultural nuances, funding/financing, distribution, human resources, warehousing and the like. A special report will be published in The Daily Transcript print and online.

The Daily Transcript Executive Editor George Chamberlin put together the editorial round table which takes place on September 27th, 2011. Additional participants include executives for prestigious San Diego companies such as: Diving Unlimited International, Inc., Chicken of the Sea, Taylor Guitars, US Export Assistance Council, and Zipbuds.

Dr. Johnson has been in private practice for over 30 years in San Diego. He is a published researcher and has played a leadership role in several professional and business organizations. Highlights of his professional roles include President of the American College of Surgeons (San Diego Chapter), President of the San Diego Society of General Surgeons, and Chief of the Medical Staff at Grossmont Hospital, a large tertiary medical center located in San Diego. His business affiliations include member of the Board of Directors, San Diego Hospital Association, member of the Board of Directors Grossmont Hospital, and President and member of the Board of Directors, Sharp Community Medical Group. Dr. Johnson has international surgery experience at the Hospital Mama Yemo in Kinshasa, Zaire, Africa. Dr. Johnson is a graduate of the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois and is Board Certified in Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Johnson leads the Quality Department at Satori World Medical and focuses on improving health outcomes and the quality of life of our patients.

Satori World Medical provides access to its global network of board-certified doctors and Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited hospitals through a high-quality integrated program, which is easily added to any health plan, reducing the costs of surgical procedures by an average of 40-80 percent when compared to the same procedures performed in a U.S. hospital. Its business model is specifically designed to deliver high-quality health care services, share the tremendous cost savings with plan sponsors and their employees and to coordinate all medical and travel services for individuals who need care. For more information about Satori World Medical, call +1 (619) 704-2000, email or visit at

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