Providing International Care
HOUSTON and LEAWOOD, Kan., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Houston Physicians’ Hospital has joined Nueterra Global Alliance to provide destination healthcare to global patients.
Houston is home to a three-airport system which services over 7 million international travelers. Its geographic proximity to Central and South America make Houston an ideal destination for medical travelers from the region. “We see ample growth opportunities to provide our specialty services to the Latin American population,” shared Michele Dionne, Chief Executive Officer of Houston Physicians’ Hospital. “As populations age their healthcare needs tend to change, requiring specialty care. Our reputation is built on specialty surgeries in orthopedic, spine, podiatry and plastic surgeries.”
The medical tourist market is sizeable and continues to gain exposure. A recent study revealed that 1 out of 5 people would definitely consider traveling abroad to seek medical or dental treatment. “Domestic facilities are analyzing their service offerings and determining what is applicable to the global community,” shared Dan Tasset, chairman of Nueterra. “People are demanding access to quality healthcare. We are providing borderless healthcare solutions through Nueterra Global Alliance.”
David Miller, president of Nueterra Global Alliance, said, “Healthcare facilities who want to treat international patients can benefit from our relationships, processes and technology. We can market and promote the facility to international regions, providing international patients for the facility. Our network is comprised of providers who know their niche and provide superior patient experiences with excellent clinical outcomes. I am proud to have Houston Physicians’ Hospital join our network of providers.”
Nueterra is the largest U.S. private-sector organization specializing in the development of joint equity partnerships with health systems, governments, hospitals and physicians. The company is one of the leading developers and managers in the U.S. of health systems, physician-owned surgical facilities, and community hospitals while providing international patient care and coordination. www.nueterra.com
About Houston Physicians’ Hospital
Houston Physicians’ Hospital, a multiple Healthgrades award winner and DNV accredited facility, sets the healthcare standard for superior patient care and satisfaction. Our ultimate goal is to provide personalized care, because all procedures are different, and so are our patients. The 49,000-square-foot facility includes a nine-bed pre-operative unit, six operating room suites, two procedure rooms, and a 15-bed post-anesthesia care unit. www.houstonphysicianshospital.com.