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World Medical Tourism Congress Announces Tenet Healthcare Corporation as Silver Sponsor

Medical Tourism Association® hosts 7th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress, Sept. 20-24, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

Palm Beach Gardens, FL, May 07, 2014 --( The Medical Tourism Association® today announced -- Tenet Healthcare Corporation, a leading healthcare services company – as a silver sponsor of the 7th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress, Sept. 20-24, 2014, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, near Washington, D.C.

Tenet Healthcare and Vanguard Health Systems have combined to deliver care at 78 hospitals in 43 states. The new Tenet Corporation comprises more than 100,000 colleagues, 600-plus Conifer Health clients, nearly 4 million patients, 23,000 affiliated physicians, five health plans, 170-plus outpatient centers, and six Accountable Care Organizations.

“Creating sustainable partnerships is critical to the growth of our program,” said Caswell Walford, market director of International Strategies & Development, Florida Region, at Tenet Healthcare Corporation. “Among our goals is to establish relationships that will lead to strategic partnerships. The Congress affords Tenet Healthcare the opportunity to network and collaborate with key employers and insurance providers, government organizations, international physicians, medical tourism facilitators and others in the global healthcare industry.”

The 7th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress, the signature event of the Medical Tourism Association®, attracts some 3,000 leading professionals from around the world who network, collaborate, and gain insight from recognized speakers, practitioners, delegates and exhibitors in the medical tourism industry.

“Cost and access have transformed the dynamics of healthcare systems worldwide,” said Renée-Marie Stephano, President of the Medical Tourism Association®. “The demand for affordable care has reached such proportions that both providers and facilitators can no longer rely solely on traditional avenues – like the internet – to identify trends, collaborate on strategies and develop sustainable relationships. The Congress has proved to be a trusted annual alternative that not only raises the profile of medical tourism, but provides an avenue for valued partners – like Tenet Healthcare -- to advance opportunities for successful outcomes that consumers expect and deserve.”

For a complete list of congress speakers and topics as well as registration information, visit, the industry’s largest education and networking platform, or contact 001-561-792-6676, or For more information, visit;;

The Medical Tourism Association® is the first membership-based international nonprofit trade association for the medical tourism and healthcare industry made up of top international hospitals, healthcare providers, medical travel facilitators, insurance companies, and other affiliates committed to promoting the highest level of quality healthcare to patients in a global environment.
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Medical Tourism Association
Joseph Harkins
1.561.791.2000, ext. 803

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