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Orbitz Travel and Walgreens Launch Partnership to Keep Travelers Healthy by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 25 Nov 2010 3:14am Have you had enough marketing yet?  Orbitz Travel service and Walgreens are going to work together to give Walgreen customers discounts and Walgreens is going to help those Orbitz traveler, travel healthy.  This could be helpful if traveling outside the US to find inoculation information as shots are needed before visiting some parts of the wo ... Read on »
Travel and Travel Health: On the Web by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Tue 14 Apr 2009 12:37am This last week of web surfing has yielded a few sites that I am very happy to share with others.  I am constantly searching the net for interesting new sites and useful information to help keep travelers and adventurers healthy.  Here’s what I found this week: Anybody traveling with children should have a look at this [...] Read on »
HealthVault Goes International – Partnering with Bumrungrad Hospital in Thailand for Medical Travelers by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 11:01pm This is not the first time Bumrungrad Hospital has been covered on the blog.   Earlier this year the wireless network with Windows Mobile and a section about Amalga, so the HealthVault addition today adds it all up.  The hospital is one of the first outside the US using the entire Amalga HIS system.  Within the US due to established electronic sy ... Read on »
Deploy a blue ocean strategy to profit from health travel by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 09 Dec 2010 10:04am by Maria K. Todd , MHA, PhD In previous posts, I have covered why and how global competition from medical tourism is sure to grow , and then followed up with what U.S. hospitals can do and how they can start to position their competitive response. Today, I expand the steps you can take and offer additional points to consider as you ... Read on »
Travel Health Advisory for Dengue Fever by ViaMedica Posted Mon 21 Dec 2009 12:00am Travel Health Notice Outbreaks caused by four types of the dengue fever virus have increased in the past 25 years. About 40% of the world's population live in areas where there is a risk of dengue fever. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends that travellers protect themselves from mosquito bites when travelling to areas whe ... Read on »
Meningococcal Disease in Africa - Travel Health Notice by ViaMedica Posted Tue 12 Jan 2010 12:00am Travel Health Notice The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends vaccination against meningococcal disease (commonly called meningitis) for anyone travelling to countries where it may occur. Travellers should get vaccinated against the four sub-types of meningococcal disease (A,C,Y,W-135) that are responsible for outbreaks in the s ... Read on »
Travel Health Warning Following Earthquake In Haiti by ViaMedica Posted Wed 27 Jan 2010 12:00am The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends that Canadians avoid all non-essential travel to Haiti following a major earthquake. Recommendations Avoid all nonessential travel to Haiti. If you must travel to Haiti; The following vaccines are required with a certificate of immunization: Hepatitis A + B Influen ... Read on »
Frequent Business Travel Linked to Obesity and Poor Health by A4M Posted Mon 16 May 2011 10:20pm Posted on 2011-05-16 06:00:00 in Cardio-Vascular | Lifestyle | Travel | Weight and Obesity | Pe ... Read on »
Health Insurance Being Offered for Free in Mexico for Travelers by JLevy Patient Expert Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 10:32am According to the article “Mexico Unveils New Travel Health Insurance Scheme to Win Back Tourists” by Karen Elowitt for, Mexico has made a bold move towards winning back tourists after the stigma of Swine Flu has left the country struggling.  Mexico will be setting up a unique health insurance plan which will be available for t ... Read on »