Speakers Announced for Asia Global Healthcare & Medical Tourism Conference Korea

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 General News
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SEOUL, Korea, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medical Tourism Association and the Korea Health Industry Development

Institute are organizing the first Asia Global Healthcare & Medical Tourism Conference in Seoul, Korea, April 13-15th, 2010 with up to 800 attendees (http://www.AsiaMedicalTourismCongress.com),
bringing in employers, international insurers and medical tourism facilitators to view the top quality of Asian healthcare and network with Asian Healthcare Providers. "We are attending on behalf of Partners Insurance, LLC. We will be representing over 3 million American lives, and will be implementing, and consulting with large insurance companies and employers regarding medical tourism.  I am looking forward to seeing Asia's high quality healthcare," said Morgan Pile, Partners Insurance, LLC.

"Millions of patients travel for medical care each year from many countries and spend billions of dollars.  This conference will focus on Asia which is one of the first regions to promote medical tourism and which has a very high quality of healthcare," said Renee-Marie Stephano, President of the MTA.

"Medical tourism is a progressive trend to which Green Crescent Insurance Company offers extensive global coverage to members.  A gathering such as this opens new doors for the providers and receivers of healthcare. We are happy to explore new areas to be included in our global coverage policy which in turn will benefit our members. In this respect Green Crescent is pleased to be attending the 1st Global Healthcare & Medical Tourism Conference Korea," said Mac McClelland, Green Crescent Insurance Company

The conference will feature up to 800 attendees, and up to 60 speakers.  Some of the speakers participating are:

Ori Karev, UnitedHealth International

Laila Al Jassmi, CEO - Clinical Support Services Sector, Dubai Health Authority

Mac McClelland, Director of Strategy, Green Crescent Insurance Company PJSC

Ms. Jaehee Jeon, Minister of Health, Korea Health Ministry

Abdullah Abulaziz M Al Rabeeah, Minister, Health Ministry of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Donald McCully, Vice President of Sales, Roundstone Insurance

David Cheek, VP, Pan American Life Insurance Group

Dr. Bupwan Kim, President, KHIDI

Renee-Marie Stephano, President, Medical Tourism Association

Jonathan Edelheit, CEO, Medical Tourism Association

David Morgan, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Patrick Lee, Google Korea

Hyungtaek Hugh Lim, Korea Tourism Organization

Dr. Kyungwon Jang, Director General, KHIDI

Eva Kiess, Business Development Manager, Accreditation Canada

Mr. Duhie Han, Director, KHIDI

Brian Bong Sik Woo, CEO, Docs Medical Korea

Mr. Youngho Lee, Director, KHIDI

Hyung-Lae-Lee, East West Neo Medical Center or Jaseng

Rosanna Moreno, Executive Director, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Dr. Prem Jagyasi Exhealth, Dubai

Brad Cook, International Department Director, Clinica Biblica Hospital, Costa Rica

Mr. James Lee, Wooridul Hospital

Dr. Bernard Park, KAMA

Dr. Chul Soo Hyun, KAMA

Cagri Kanver, Senior Associate/Senior Consultant, HOK

Tom O'Hara, CEO, Surgical Trip

Todd Fitz, Director of Healthcare Consulting, HOK

Jeff Carter, CEO, Patients Without Borders

Jin-A-Kim, Senior Researcher, KHIDI

Alex Piper, OneWorld Global Healthcare Solutions

Jim McCormick, Premiere Medical Travel

David Vequist, Center for Medical Tourism Research

Dr. Sara Kim, SK Management Consulting Company

Dr. Ves Gitchev, Executive Director, Worldwide Medical Partners, LLC

JP Bos, Founder and CEO, The Wellness Travel Company

Robert Gerl, German Healthcare Services

Scott Simmons, University of Miami

Sang Gil Lee, Director General, Daegu City

Scott Edelstein, Partner, Squire, Sanders, & Dempsey

Dr. Rick Van Pelt, Director Global Programs, Partners Harvard Medical International

Richard Jun, Partner, Lee Tran & Liang and Chief Legal Officer of Medical Tours Korea

Youngho Lee, Director KHIDI

Charm Lee, President, KTO

Alon Shelesinger, Embassy of Israel

Judy Lim, Ministry of Health Holdings, Singapore

Jean Forbes, Homewatch International, Inc.

Jennifer Son, Marketing Manager, KHIDI

"At Pan-American Benefits Solutions, we provide quality employee group benefits that address the pressures of rising health insurance costs in a competitive marketplace. Our Limited Medical and Middle Medical plans are recognized nationally for quality of benefits, competitive pricing, and the ability to customize offerings for a wide variety of industries.  On behalf of Pan-American Benefits Solutions, I look forward to visiting Korea and its medical facilities," said David Cheek, VP of Sales, Pan American Benefits Solutions.

For more information on the MTA please go to: http://www.MedicalTourismAssociation.com

For more information on at KHIDI please go to: http://www.MedicalKorea.or.kr

SOURCE Medical Tourism Association

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