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Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA), in partnership with the Medical Tourism Association (MTA) invites you to participate in the 6th Medical Director Summit to be held on October 2nd at the Los Angeles Convention Center during the 10th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress.

Gain Access to the latest trends and insights in Destination Medicine

This invitation-only, half-day session will bring together Medical Directors and Chief Medical Officers from around the world for high level discussions on the latest trends and challenges in destination medicine and the development of global medical networks. The summit will also feature keynotes from thought leaders, roundtable sessions, and unprecedented opportunities for peer to peer networking. Join your peers from different regions of the world to share data, insights and solutions that will help accelerate business performance.

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6th Medical Director Summit


October 2nd, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Los Angeles Convention Center

*Disclaimer: All applications are subject to committee approval. The programs advertised on this landing page are not a commitment or guarantee from Global Healthcare Accreditation to attend. Terms & conditions on this landing page are subject to change without notice.

October 2-4, 2017
Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
Direct: 001-561-792-6676  |  Email: info@ghaccreditation.com

"Destination Medicine”

Developing Physician-Leaders in Medical Travel: Key Competencies

The medical travel industry requires physician leaders who understand the entire care continuum and the ability to integrate their skills into a unique team. Physician leadership is key to developing a successful medical travel program. Learn about key skills setting physician leaders apart in the medical travel industry today!

Trickle-down Economics

What is the real impact of global healthcare services on your bottom line? Are your local patient base benefiting from your medical travel initiatives? Learn how sustainable business processes in medical travel are key to ensuring a bottom-line that facilitates service improvement for all your patient populations.

Transforming the Patient Experience in Medical Travel

Hear from experts in the medical travel industry in how interactions, cultural competence, patient perceptions and the continuum of care are today’s prioritized topics when managing the medical travel patient experience.

Strategies for Building a Global Medical Network

One of the challenges multinational employers and insurers have experienced as they expand across borders is identifying centers of excellence and building a quality hospital network for their employees or insured. Learn how to identify centers of excellence and build a quality global hospital network your employees or insured.

Benchmarking your Medical Travel Program

Measurement, benchmarking and performance improvement. The billion dollar questions everyone wants to know the answer to – What are the benchmarks? What do you measure? How do you compare?

Clinical Service Trends

Around the world, different providers are seeing increasing trends in various services based on innovative techniques, population health and business strategies. Learn from industry leaders at this annual event.

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“The perfect place to get inputs for my daily work, to learn from leaders in the healthcare industry and to easily communicate with attendees from around the world - I’ll come back next year!”

Rolf Schwendener
Deputy CEO | Merian Iselin Clinic, Switzerland

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Global Healthcare Accreditation Program

Dr. Nizar Zein
Chairman, Global Patient Services

Cleveland Clinic

Our 2017 Keynote Speakers Include: 

Dr. Peter Lee
Global Medical Director of Health Services

General Electric

Dr. Peter Angood
President & Chief Executive Officer

American Association for Physician Leadership

Gain Access to other GHA Sessions/Activities

As a select participant of our Medical Director’s Summit, you will also have free access to other cutting-edge educational sessions and activities:

October 1

2:00 – 5:00 pm: GHA Workshop: “Defining Quality in Medical Travel”

October 3

8:40-8:50 am: Global Healthcare Accreditation Awards

9:00 am-9:50 am: Choose between “Employer Direct Contracting” or Medical Travel” Tracks

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