PRLog - Sep. 11, 2012 - WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Lufthansa, a Star alliance member, with its network that connects more than 200 destinations worldwide via its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich, has established itself as a provider of state-of-the-
Lufthansa’s network is ideal for connecting patients to and from the United States, India, Turkey, Middle East and Europe as well as other popular medical destinations. A growing number of medical travelers have used Lufthansa’s Global Healthcare Mobility Partner Program, which is designed to simplify the travel process and cater to the needs of international patients with comfort, flexibility and affordability. Besides the Global Healthcare Program for medical tourism and the Medical Repatriation and Emergency Program for sitting cases, Lufthansa also offers Oxygen, Stretcher Service and the exclusive Patient Transport Compartment (PTC).
Lufthansa is constantly monitoring medical travel-related services and looking for ways to even further enhance the overall experience for the patient, and the company continues to cooperate with health care facilities and facilitators in order to ensure a leadership role in the medical transportation industry.
The 5th World Medical Tourism Congress, South Florida October 24-26th, will be fully integrated for the first time with the Employer Healthcare Congress, one of the largest insurance companies in the United States. The event will also integrate the 3rd Global Benefits Conference, gathering employers, international insurance companies, foreign governments and anyone involved in purchasing and providing expatriate health insurance coverage.
“This year’s congresses have the most extensive agenda of any other international healthcare and insurance conferences known. We have brought in some amazing keynote speakers including the President of the AMA, Directors of Global Benefits for Google, Yahoo and American Express, among other expert speakers” said Renée-Marie Stephano, president of the Medical Tourism Association.
This integrated networking platform will allow all participants to connect prior to the event and pre-schedule one-on-one meetings in order to maximize the experience at the congress.
Successfully entering its fifth year, this gala gathering of world leaders attracts participation from over 90 countries from various sectors including government representatives, global healthcare leaders, insurance industry giants, medical tourism industry stakeholders and healthcare management professionals.