Founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health to pitch at Market Disrupt

Today, Monday October 2nd, 2017, Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, Founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health will pitch the price transparency/lead generation potential of the BuildMyBod platform at Health Innovation Technologies Market Disrupt event in Los Angeles. This is a Shark Tank style pitch event. What does BuildMyBod do, you ask? Even if you didn’t ask, here’s the gist.   […]

Risks of a Boob Job!

Many folks think cosmetic surgery or a boob job isn’t real surgery. With a focus on “lunchtime lifts” or other minimally invasive procedures, it’s easy to forget that cosmetic plastic surgery, including a boob job, has risks just like any other surgery. Since there are inherent risks to any operation, especially one where you’re placing […]

Online Pricing for Medical Tourism

As mentioned in Medical Tourism Magazine, “The Affordable Care Act has enabled some Americans to purchase health insurance for the first time, but providing fair-priced employee benefits remains a challenging prospect for U.S. employers,” said Jonathan Edelheit, CEO of the Medical Tourism Association®. “Even though the increased cost for insurance has been shifted on the […]

Medical Tourism Infographic

Dr. Alia Nasser, a doctor with the Verve Cosmetic Clinic in Australia sent me the medical tourism infographic below, over the weekend. It highlights some aspects of medical tourism throughout the world. This medical tourism infographic is very interesting. I’m not sure where they obtained the pricing listed for cosmetic procedures in the US, but […]

Is Medical Tourism Ever Safe?

Another horror story involving medical tourism came out of the Dominican Republic last week. A woman from New York went down to the DR for a tummy tuck and apparently died on the table. While details are murky at this point, there are a few lessons that can be drawn from this situation. Unfortunately for […]

Looking for Another Reason Medical Tourism May Not be for You?!

The Centers for Disease and Control and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons released a special bulletin earlier this week. The Bulletin, which can be read in its entirety here says that between April and September 2013, 15 patients from the Northeast US had cosmetic surgery in the Dominican Republic and returned home with a […]

Medical Tourism

In a recent NY Times article, a very brave 60 year old man discusses his decision to go to a foreign country for hip replacement surgery. It sounds like he got a great deal, $13,660, all costs included. The article suggests that the US estimate would have been closer to $78,000 but as I’ve discussed […]

Join over 7,000+ providers receiving insights in their inbox to boost their revenue and help their patient satisfaction with our turn-key weight management program.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.