Center for Medical Tourism Research

2011 Conference

Final 2011 Medical Tourism Research Conference Schedule

**Final Agenda (February 17th)**

Schedule1


Wednesday February 23, 2011                                Event Type                                              Room

Day Sponsored by: KHIDI (Korea)

12:30– 14:30

CMTR Advisory Board Lunch and Meeting

Tidewater 2

14:30 – 16:30

Panel: Medical Tourism & Accessibility in
Travel and Hospitality

Jani Nayar,  Executive Coordinator SATH
Debra Ruh,  Founder and CEO of TecAccess  
Adriane G. Berg, Founder of Generation Bold 

Tidewater 1

14:30 – 16:30

Policy & Legal Presentations

#1- Trade In Health Services: Medical Tourism In Colombia (Artecona, Bustillo, & Beck; United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean,
Washington Office)

#2- Practicing Virtual Medicine (Lloyd; The Lloyd Law Group PC)

Tidewater 2

17:00 – 19:30

Keynote Speaker
I. Glenn Cohen – Harvard Law School

Introduction – Mr. Raul Rodriguez
Chairman of the CMTR Advisory Board

(Dinner Served)

Sponsored by:
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo,
P.C.

Tidewater 2

Thursday February 24, 2011                                  Event Type                                              Room

Day Sponsored by: Advanced Practice Nurse International (APNI)

08:30 – 09:30

Invited Speaker
Dr. Markus Frischhut LL.M.;
MCI – Management Center Innsbruck

“Cross-Border Healthcare In EU Law From A Patient’s Perspective”

Introduction – Dr. David G. Vequist IV
Founder/Director of the CMTR

 (Breakfast- Served)

Sponsored by:
Trans-National Advisors

Tidewater 2

09:45 – 12:15

Economic Presentations

#1- A Survey of Consumers’ Perceptions of Medical Tourism (Gan & Frederick; Medical Tourism Research Center, University of North Carolina at Pembroke)

#2- Which Party Gains from Medical Tourism?  A Case Study for the USA and China (Zhang; UIW)

#3- Health Tourism In Tunisia:  Actors Games and Scenarios For Development (Boussaffa & Jaziri; Carthage Institute of Higher Business Studies - IHEC Tunisia)

Fairfax

09:45 – 12:15

Marketing Presentations

#1- U.S. Medical Tourists’ Motives for Traveling Abroad for Medical Care and Their Expectations of Service Quality (Guiry & Vequist;
UIW & CMTR)

#2- Trend of Medical Tourism in South Korea (Jin; Dept of Health Administration, Yonsei University)

#3- Resources of Medical Tourism As Element Of Touristic Territorial Attraction (Crimean Experience) (Vakhrushev & Chudinova; Taurida National Vernadsky University)

Prince William

Thursday February 24, 2011                                  Event Type                                              Room

09:45 – 12:15

1st Meeting of the Education and Research on Medical Tourism /
Cross-border Healthcare Committee

Facilitator-
Dr. Robert Gerl
Program Coordinator
Institute of Cross-border Healthcare Management,
Deggendorf University
Germany

Participants-

Dr. Fred Hagigi
Director, Global Health Initiatives
UCLA Center for Health Sciences
U.S.A.

Dr. David G. Vequist IV
Founder/Director,
Center for Medical Tourism Research
(CMTR)
U.S.A.

Dr. Markus Frischhut
Professor- International Business & Law
Management Center Innsbruck (MCI)
Austria

Raffaella Molteni
Director of International Patient Services
John Hopkins Medicine
U.S.A.

Prof. Shin Dong Kim
Director of the Office of Public Relations & International Affairs
Hallym University
Korea

Bernard Merkel
Minister Counselor
Head of Food Safety, Health and Consumer Affairs
EU Delegation
Washington

Tidewater 1

12:30 – 13:30

Featured Board Member

The Future of Wellness and Medical Tourism: Where do Spas Fit?
Susie Ellis– SpaFinder Magazine
(Lunch Buffet Served)

Sponsored by:
AllMedicalTourism.com

Tidewater 2

Thursday February 24, 2011                                  Event Type                                              Room

14:00 – 15:30

Panel: Legal & Ethical Issues in Medical Tourism

Facilitator-
Dr. Cheryl Mack

Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, University of Alberta

Participants-

I. Cohen, Harvard Law School

James Frederick, MTRC/UNCP

Dr. David G. Vequist IV, CMTR

Fairfax

14:00 – 15:30

Nursing/Clinical Presentations

#1- First World Care in Third World Prices: The Practice of Medical Tourism in the Philippines (Parilla, Pardiñez, Pelayo, Paulmitan, Pelaez, & Paulino; University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines)

#2- Grasping the Thoughts and Attitudes of Filipino Registered Nurses Towards Medical Tourism Industry: (Celis, Pineda, Gonzales, De Guzman, & Tungol; Holy Angel University, College of Nursing)

Prince William

14:00 – 15:30

Facility Presentations

#1- Medical Tourism: Untapped Investment
Opportunities in Saudi Arabia

( Dr. Ali AlSanousi, King Faisal Specialist
Hospital & Research Centre. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)

#2- EU Cross Border Directive
(Merkel, Head of Food Safety, Health and Consumer Affairs, EU Delegation, Washington)

Tidewater 2

16:00 – 17:00

CMTR Presentation

Survey of American Retirement Tourism
Dr. David G. Vequist IV

Founder/Director

CMTR

Sponsored by:
Medicare in Mexico

Tidewater 2

18:30 – 20:00

CMTR Conference Social Meeting
[Speakers & Board Members Only]

Sponsored by:
Medtronic

Medtronic’s Washington DC Office

Friday February 25, 2011                                      Event Type                                               Room

Day Sponsored by: AdvaMed

08:00 – 09:00

Breakfast

Served in the 2nd Floor Foyer

Foyer

09:00 – 10:30

Business of Medical Tourism Presentations

#1- Medical Tourism Facilitators: Comparing U.S.-Based Firms to Non-U.S. Firms (Frederick & Gan, Medical Tourism Research Center, University of North Carolina at Pembroke)

#2- Study To Assesses The Experiences Of Canadian Medical Travelers Seeking Out Of Country Health Care (Alsharif, Labonté, & Lu; Huazhong University of Science and Technology & Ottawa University)

Tidewater 2

09:00 – 10:30

Internet/Social Media Presentations

#1- Comparative Analysis on Online Communication in Medical Tourism
(Kim, Hallym University)

#2- An Analysis of Internet Searches for International Healthcare
(Ipock, CMTR)

Prince William

09:00 – 10:30

Student Presentations

#1- Dental Travel to Hungary
(Klar, University Budapest)

#2- Legal Findings and Medical Tourism
(Galan, Valparaiso)

Fairfax

09:00 – 10:30

Meet the Editor

The New and Forthcoming
"Journal of Medical Tourism Research"
(Daly, University of the Incarnate Word)

Tidewater 1

Friday February 25, 2011                                      Event Type                                               Room

10:45– 12:00

CMTR Board Members:
Latin America & Medical Tourism

Participants-

Raul Rodriguez, UIW

Eduardo Portas, ProMexico (ret.)

Tidewater 2

10:45– 12:00

CMTR Board Members:
Marketing & Medical Tourism

Participants-

Irving Stackpole, Stackpole & Assoc.

James Bae, KHIDI

Prince William

10:45– 12:00

CMTR Board Members:
Technology & Medical Tourism

Participants-

Dr. Trevor Gunn, Medtronic

Peter Lymm , Samsung SDS

Fairfax

10:45– 12:00

CMTR Board Members:
Standards & Medical Tourism

Participants-

Armando Polanco, Trans-National

Jim Woomer, RemCare Anesthesia

Tidewater 1

 

Included below is a map of the conference area.

Schedule2

 

 

 


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