Panama’s Health Tourism Boom

A new kind of tourism is sweeping into Panama, but these visitors are not just coming for sun and fun. Offering first-rate health care at cut-rate prices, Panama is attracting the latest kind of traveler: the medical tourist. Medical tourism is a rapidly growing, multi-billion dollar worldwide industry. Countries like India and Thailand have long been attracting patients from developed countries looking to escape the high prices and long waits at home, providing high-quality health care at a fraction of the price. Panama is one of the latest countries to emerge on the health tourism scene, offering US-trained doctors, state-of-the-art…

How Did Don Vierra Become the World Renowned Consultant in Health Information System?

For those in Health Informatics, the name “Vieira” might not sound strange. Immanuel Antonius, professionally known as Don Vieira, is a successful and independent consultant who has reached horizons beyond expectations. The 32-year old Technoprenuer has ticked off projects, which most consultants still consider as a dream.While he was brought up in Namibia, his expertise and skills were never limited to the boundaries. If Namibia is his primary home, his work stations or contracted duty stations have become the secondary residence where he used to spend most of his days. As far as his academic background is concerned, he holds…

Fat Food Tax to Pay For Health Care? A Modest Proposal – Pros and Cons

Obesity, which contributes to several health problems like cancer, stroke, diabetes and high blood pressure has become epidemic and affects nearly half the U.S population. The number of obese people has doubled since 1985, which has led to a 30% increase in health premiums. The overall financial costs of obesity are greater than those for alcoholism or smoking. The annual cost of treating health problems related to obesity is estimated at upward of $100 billion. Reduction of health costs over time will not happen if obesity is ignored. Why more taxes? Two reasons; First and most obvious is to raise…

Switzerland’s Healthcare Explained!

Switzerland, it’s a gorgeous Alpine nation of 8 million people. It’S a parliamentary republic made up of 26 Canton’s. I’Ve never been, but I hear great things about it. The country should feel free to fly us over there, so we can learn even more, but what I do know about its health care system I’ll, be telling you today here on healthcare triage like pretty much every health care system, we’ve discussed except the United States. Switzerland has universal coverage since 1996. The federal health insurance Act has mandated that all residents by statutory health, insurance or Shi from…

7 Health Benefits of Green Tea & How to Drink it

This weeks, post will be about all The health benefits of green tea. I’Ve seen some growing demand, So we will take it and know what it is. Also follow. The end of the video Get tips on how to make a healthy cup of tea as much as possible. Tea is one of the rare drinks. It is widely accepted globally as being healthy, But remember As with everything in life, You can have a lot of good things, So do not overdo green tea. The number one thing Which makes green tea good for you. It is rich…