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Brain Surgery on the Highway By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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Brain Surgery on the Highway & Other Manic Expressions is collection of eleven stories holding a satirical mirror to contemporary Nigerian and British life. In the title story, an itinerant... More > medicine seller tries to separate passengers in a Molue bus from their money. In other parts of the book, a manic millionaire and a schizophrenic advertisement executive attempt to explain away life with mathematical theories;a psychopathic writer is creating a deadly reality show that is not meant for television; and in the wilderness of Brixton an unemployed man contemplating a sojourn abroad is drawn into a grim glimpse into the pitiful life of immigrants. From the first to last page the book is filled with emotional disasters.< Less
Brain Surgery on the Highway & Other Manic Expressions By Rotimi Ogunjobi
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Brain Surgery on the Highway & Other Manic Expressions is collection of eleven stories holding a satirical mirror to contemporary Nigerian and British life. In the title story, an itinerant... More > medicine seller tries to separate passengers in a Molue bus from their money. In other parts of the book, a manic millionaire and a schizophrenic advertisement executive attempt to explain away life with mathematical theories;a psychopathic writer is creating a deadly reality show that is not meant for television; and in the wilderness of Brixton an unemployed man contemplating a sojourn abroad is drawn into a grim glimpse into the pitiful life of immigrants. From the first to last page the book is filled with emotional disasters.< Less
Sun & Surgery: Your Concise Guide to Medical Tourism in Asia By Nancy Wee
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Discover Quality Health Care at One Third the Cost!Find Out How to Avail For Medical Care in AsiaIt is now possible to have a face lift or a kidney transplant done thousands of miles away from home,... More > at one-third the cost without compromising on the quality.This book is a guide to the TOP 5 ASIAN destinations for MEDICAL TOURISM that offer AFFORDABLE, HIGH QUALITY medical services that you won’t be able to find at home. In this book, you will discover:- Asia’s expertise in medical tourism- How to get to the country of your choice- The visa requirements for each country- The insurance coverage available for overseas medical treatment- Healthcare expertise available in each of these five destinations- A bit about the five countries and their people, besides a- Short description of the unique attractions in each country< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Thailand Edition By Josef Woodman
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Produced in collaboration with the Tourism Authority of Thailand and supported by hospitals and related government and private organizations, the 244-page guidebook will features 32 color pages and... More > offers an in-depth overview of Thailand’s international hospitals, selected health travel agents, nearby recovery and guest accommodations, and area travel information. "As one of the original countries to support and promote medical tourism, it’s easy to see why Thailand’s excellent healthcare system and unsurpassed hospitality have positioned Thailand as a robust destination for medical and wellness travel,” says author Josef Woodman. Last year Thailand hospitals welcomed 1.2 million patients from more than 190 countries for a wide variety of procedures, including 60,000 Americans! Costs of medical procedures in Thailand are typically 30–80% lower than those in North America, Europe, and the Middle East.< Less
My Medical Travel Guide By Yann Sauve
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Medical Travel (also called medical tourism, health tourism or global healthcare) is a term that describes the rapidly growing practice of traveling across international borders to undergo surgical... More > operations and/or obtain related healthcare services. Factors that have led to the increasing popularity of medical travel include the high cost of healthcare in developed countries, long wait times for certain procedures, the ease and affordability of international travel, and improvements in both technology and standards of care in many countries overseas. Even with travel costs such as air fare, travel insurance, accommodations, insurance and car rental, medical travels can be substantially more affordable than domestic healthcare. (In addition to eliminating long wait periods). Medical travel has been growing rapidly over recent years as more and more people seek faster and cheaper alternatives to the healthcare offered in their own countries.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Dubai Healthcare City Edition By Josef Woodman
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Located in the heart of Dubai, Dubai Healthcare City is one of the world’s largest healthcare developments, at 4.1 million square feet. DHCC is home to two JCI-accredited hospitals, more than... More > 90 medical centers that follow stringent standards in healthcare delivery, and over 150 healthcare commercial providers. With over 2,000 medical professionals, DHCC hosts some of the leading healthcare providers in the UAE. “Centrally located at the crossroads of Asia, Europe, and Africa, Dubai now boasts 25 American-accredited JCI hospitals, facilities and programs – nearly half of all the JCI accredited programs in the UAE,” said Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders. “With its culturally compatible surroundings and accessible, convenient tourism infrastructure, Dubai Healthcare City is poised to become a leading medical travel destination for patients near and far.”< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Asan Medical Center By Josef Woodman
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Established in June 1989 by Hyundai Group founder Chung Ju-Yung (also known as Asan), the mission of Asan Medical Center (AMC) was to create a hospital with an emphasis on "caring for life and... More > sharing with those in need and pain." Today the main facility—one of the largest hospital campuses in the world—encompasses more than 4 million square feet and houses over 2,700 beds. “Korea has some of the best healthcare and medical infrastructure in the world, and Asan Medical Center has clearly secured its place as one of the country’s leading providers,” says Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders. “Revered for its high success rates with organ transplantation and treatment of cancer and vascular disease, Asan is also well known for its disease-prevention and health screening programs. And the savings are substantial—averaging 20% to 60% less than US costs.”< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On Sime Darby By Josef Woodman
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Just under a 40-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Sime Darby Medical Center Subang Jaya, a private hospital that not only has served community residents for more than a quarter... More > of a century but also has become increasingly the choice of international patients, whom through word of mouth and medical referrals, have come to know first hand the hospital’s holistic emphasis on ensuring the availability of the latest medical technologies and therapies for diagnosing and treating a broad range of medical conditions and disease. Each year, more health travelers come to Sime Darby to seek treatment for world-class medical care at affordable rates far lower than what would be possible in other nations, especially the United States. The editors of Patients Beyond Borders invite you to learn more about Sime Darby’s facilities, specialties, and achievements in this special edition of Patients Beyond Borders Focus On.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Cleveland Clinic By Josef Woodman
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Patients Beyond Borders FOCUS ON: Cleveland Clinic will provide global healthcare consumers with in-depth information on the hospital’s top specialties and doctors, achievements, accreditation,... More > international concierge services, and patient case studies, as well as regional travel information. Cleveland Clinic is home to some of the top-ranked specialty institutes in the world: the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute, the Digestive Disease Institute, the Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, the multidisciplinary Neurological Institute, and the Orthopedic and Rheumatologic Institute, which have helped to consistently earn Cleveland Clinic the coveted U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Hospitals Award¹ and, in 2009/2010, the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Second Edition By Josef Woodman
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This impartial, easy-to-navigate trade paperback now gives health travelers more than 400 pages of medical travel destinations, resources, and advice they need in order to make safe, cost-effective... More > decisions about traveling abroad for their healthcare. Patients Beyond Borders has helped thousands travel abroad successfully for medical care, and the Second Edition now offers patients even greater choice. "A must-read for those considering medical tourism." - ABC News< Less