Medical Tourism Talk Radio launched


The world’s first medical travel and medical tourism radio has launched on the internet.

Executive producer and founder Julie Munro explains “Medical Travel and Tourism Talk Radio is the voice of medical travel and a voice for patients. We want healthcare consumers around the world to know the advantages of global healthcare and how to access it. Existing information is often misleading or downright wrong, even from hospitals. is a lively, impartial outlet for information about medical tourist options that goes to the source for facts,” airs for a worldwide audience on the internet via, worldwide leader in internet talk. It broadcasts live Wednesdays 9.00 am Pacific Daylight Time and is archived for listening 24/7. (9.00 am PDT is 12 noon New York, 5.00 pm London, and 2.00 am Sydney.)It seeks advertisers, sponsors and industry people who want to be guests.

Show hosts take listener questions live on air, and talk with people who have been patients abroad or are planning to go, with some of the world’s leading doctors, and with industry leaders. Because the show is on the internet, listeners from any country can call in to ask questions or send emails. Show hosts are Julie Munro and television talk show host Sandra Millar.

Curtis Schroeder of Bumrungrad Hospital Group in Thailand was the guest on the first show and he said, “Medical tourism has staying power. It is not a flash in the pan. It appears to have fundamental economics that just make sense. It’s better faster, cheaper.”

Upcoming guests include:

  • Jason Yap- Raffles Hospital, Singapore

  • Angela Braly- WellPoint, USA

  • Daniel Snyder, Parkway Group, Singapore

  • Ori Karev, UnitedHealth International, USA

  • Constantine Constantinides, Healthcare Cybernetics, Greece

  • Peter Kovac, doctor, Hungary

  • Ivan Lugo, Temple University School of Dentistry, USA

  • Kitipan Arom, Bangkok Heart Hospital, Thailand

  • Vishal Bali, Wockhardt Hospitals, India

  • Mirko Jankov, surgeon, Serbia

  • Marwan Ghosn, doctor, Lebanon

Subjects planned to be covered include;

  • Interviews and phone calls and questions for medical travellers during their medical trips and follow up at home

  • Medical destinations country focus

  • Medical travel agents answer questions about choosing a country, choosing a destination, preparing for the medical journey

  • Quality and safety; reports on quality and patient safety issues, legal questions, risk, impact of cultural differences, electronic records, privacy, and more.

Next live broadcast: Wednesday July 8 at 9.00 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time. The guest is Patrick Downing of Microsoft Healthcare Solutions Group discussing what the hospital of the future looks like. Julie Munro, founder of Cosmetic Surgery Travel, gives advice based to medical tourists preparing for treatment abroad, with do's and don'ts to make the planning process better, smarter and safer.



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