Medical Tourism: Globalization of Healthcare & Pfeiffer Univ Poster Session

    September 26, 2018
    5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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    Wesley Long Hospital - Education Center
    2400 W. Friendly Ave. *Elam Avenue Entrance*
    Greensboro, NC 27403
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    ACHE of the Triad and Pfeiffer University cordially invites you to learn about the origins and current trends in medical tourism. What is the impact of medical tourism on the US healthcare industry? What are the quality standards abroad compared to US? Where should you choose to receive medical care? Come and learn about the disparity in legal standards and patient rights as well as US hospital and healthcare strategies to maximize international healthcare opportunities. There will be 3 nationally recognized speakers on this panel who have direct experience working with medical tourism at this event.



    5:00pm -- Registration, Networking, and Pfeiffer University Poster Presentation

    6:00pm -- Announcements/Introductions

    6:15pm -- Panel Discussion: Medical Tourism (1.5 CEU's)

    7:45pm -- Closing Remarks

    Dinner and refreshments are available from 5:00pm - 7:00pm


    Moderator & Panelists:

    Panelist: Nizar Zein, MD. Dr Zein is the inaugural endowed Chair and Director of the Mikati Foundation in Liver Diseases at the Cleveland Clinic where he is also Chairman and Medical Director of Global Patient Services.

    Panelist: Rajesh Rao is co-founder and CEO of IndUShealth, a corporate medical travel administration services organization based in Raleigh, NC

    Panelist: Josef Woodman, Founder and CEO of Patients Beyond Borders based in Chapel Hill, NC which offers industry and consumer information on access to quality, affordable healthcare worldwide.

    Moderator: Nur Onvural, PhD. 
    Dr Onvural is a Professor of Health Economics and Finance at Pfeiffer University, Charlotte, NC


    This program has been developed and are presented locally by the ACHE of the Triad and Pfeiffer University. The American College of Healthcare Executives has awarded 1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face education credits for the evening. Note: attendees must be present for the entire duration of a panel discussion to receive the 1.5 credits.


    For more information and to register, click here.