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The Medical Tourism Facilitator

The Medical Tourism Facilitator
A Best Practices Guide to Healthcare
Facilitation for International Patients


[Paperback] ~ 123 pages



Renée-Marie Stephano, Esquire – President
Medical Tourism Association

William Cook - International Patient Department Operations Manager
Hospital Clinica Bíblica, Costa Rica

A guide for any medical tourism facilitator, international patient coordinator or person considering offering facilitation services to international, expatriates, or traveling patients.

This book provides start to finish guidelines and best practices for getting your business started, creating your patient protocols and case management programs, and setting up healthcare networks, effectuating patient communication and education strategies, cultural competency and risk management considerations, marketing to patients, and working with hospitals.   In essence, The Medical Tourism Facilitator allows you to understand the entire international patient process.

  • Learn how to develop your business and market
  • Understanding Best Practices
  • Looking for the return on your investment
  • Identifying current and emerging market trends in insurance, corporate benefits and cash paying patient bases


After four years of research and review of medical tourism, I found this book to contain all of the fundamentals plus more in order for insurance companies, employers and agents to methodically move ahead in patient global migration. The importance of working with qualified facilitators is well described and lays the groundwork for such collaboration. A bible in this burgeoning industry.
Armando Polanco,
President of Texas Benefits

This book is required reading for those in the medical tourism industry working as facilitators and those planning to be one. Medical tourism facilitation has a major role in this industry and being guided and informed cannot be over emphasized. Thank you, Renee-Marie and William!
Eva A. Trinidad,
President, Philippine Medical Tourism, Inc

The production of this Facilitator "best practices guidebook" is a critical step in the continued patient-friendly development of international medical tourism. This book should be considered required reading for everyone involved in or considering getting involved in a Medical Tourism program!
Jerry Turney,
President of Consolidated Marketing Group

"This book provides great insight into the inner workings of a medical tourism facilitator."
Tom O’hara,
President of Surgical Trip, a Certified Medical Tourism Facilitator

“As more and more employers seek out information on Medical Travel benefits, they are finding that working with a Medical Travel Facilitator is the best option, and this book is a great resource for getting informed on facilitators and what they do best.”
Jeff Carter,
CEO My Health Globe

If you are searching for transparency, communication and education for any project concerning the medical tourism industry worldwide, you can find it all in one person: Reneé-Marie Stephano. Renée is not just the leader of the most incredible global trend but can inspire any initiative worldwide and provide the most accurate and comprehensive background, that is the most important for successful projects anywhere.”
Glauco Fonseca,
Director, Healthcare Brazil

*** Note ***

Due to an overwhelming response and a high volume of book sales, please be advised that your order may take up to 2 weeks to process. Initial book price does not reflect shipping costs which will be calculated after the purchase.

The Medical Tourism Facilitator QTY: $ 80.00