Aug. 31, 2012
-- The Medical Travel Commission (MTC), the foremost certification body for international patient services, recently delivered (August 14, 2012) an educational webinar on "Best Practices for International Patient Departments"
to the membership of the U.S. Cooperative for International Patient Programs (USCIPP) www.uhc.edu/
InternationalPatients.htm. The USCIPP is a "partnership of the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, UHC and Rush University" and its membership consists solely of leading U.S. hospitals that provide care to medical travel patients. A key element of the presentation was the topic "Physician/Patient Expectations"
delivered by Dr. Stewart Hamilton, Chief Medical Officer of the MTC. Information about the USCIPP's mission, partnerships and membership opportunities is available online at www.uhc.edu/
InternationalPatients.htm. Information about The Medical Travel Commission's certified hospitals and certification process is available at http://www.medicaltravelcommission.com