Articles by Josef Woodman
For a little less than $18,000, Mary Percak-Dennett, the owner of a tanning salon in Wasilla, Alaska, got not only a successful knee replacement in Malaysia but also plenty of time to explore Penang on the northwest side of the country—its museums, fishing villages, brightly colored handmade batiks, a coffee factory, and the hawker stalls serving Malaysian cuisine that have caught the attention of foodies from all over the world.
Surgery in India was the only way to save William Cory Foulk’s 30-year-long calling as an endurance athlete. The cutting-edge procedure he needed wasn’t available in the U.S.—and it wouldn’t be for another five months.
A new nose in Prague…a facelift in Thailand…a curvier chest in Mexico…cosmetic surgery used to be for the rich-and-famous only. But these days, it’s so affordable overseas, the middle-class masses are picking up their passports to seek a better-looking physique oceans from home.
- Slash Your Health Care Costs – The World’s Top 7 Destinations for High-Quality, Good-Value Care 2011
Posted on July 1, 2010 by Josef Woodman
Whether you are considering moving overseas full-time but need good-quality health care or are just thinking about having some procedures done that won’t cost the earth, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the medical options abroad. This report will provide you with the information you’ll need to ensure you get the best-quality, and best-value health care possible.
- Save Thousands: The Top 10 Medical Travel Destinations
Posted on June 10, 2010 by Josef Woodman
Many vacationers already know Chennai, India, for its long sandy beaches…and Costa Rica for its rich, tropical landscape.
Around midway through my research for the first edition of my book, Patients Beyond Borders, an old root canal became infected and I needed an extraction and implant. When my specialist in North Carolina quoted $4,100 for the procedures, I knew it was time to “walk the medical tourism talk” and head overseas.
Around midway through my research for the first edition of my book, Patients Beyond Borders, an old root canal became infected and I needed an extraction and implant. When my specialist in North Carolina quoted $4,100 for the procedures, I knew it was time to “walk the medical tourism talk” and head overseas for care.
- Health Care in Panama: U.S. Standards for a Fraction of the Cost
Posted on March 24, 2010 by Josef Woodman
Does it really make sense to have medical treatments in Panama? My answer: Absolutely.
- 10 Dos and Don’ts for the Best Overseas Health Care
Posted on March 1, 2010 by Josef Woodman
To help you with the basics of getting the best medical treatment abroad, here are some important dos and don’ts, based on my personal experiences as a medical traveler and interviews with countless patients.
- Save as Much as $65,500 by Traveling Abroad For Your Medical Needs
Posted on September 25, 2008 by Josef Woodman
When my father, age 72 at the time, announced he was heading off to Mexico for extensive dental work, my first reaction was a mixture of bewilderment and fear, then resignation, knowing that despite my protestations, he was going anyway.
“Americans are in the midst of a global shift in healthcare service: in a few short years, big government investments, corporate partnerships, and increased media attention have spawned a new industry—medical tourism—bringing with it a host of encouraging new choices, ranging from dental care and cosmetic surgery to some of the most costly procedures, such as hip replacement and heart surgery.”
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