Navigation Links
Hospitals in Puerto Rico Join Companion Global Healthcare's Network
Date:12/16/2009

COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical travel facilitator Companion Global Healthcare Inc. has accepted two state-of-the-art hospitals in Puerto Rico into its network of international hospitals that treat American patients at prices substantially lower than those at mainland U.S. facilities.

The announcement means Companion Global Healthcare will offer medical travel assistance and preferred pricing for its individual clients and employer group members who seek treatment at either HIMA San Pablo Bayamon or HIMA San Pablo Caguas.

The hospitals, part of the HIMAHEALTH network, employ cutting-edge technology in cardiovascular surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurology, oncology and other specialties. Both facilities are accredited by the Joint Commission, and their medical staffs include U.S. board-certified physicians. Puerto Rico is the only locale in the Caribbean that boasts Joint Commission-accredited hospitals.

"HIMAHEALTH hospitals are equipped with the latest technology, and their prices will enable our clients to obtain the care they need at an affordable cost," said David Boucher, president of Companion Global Healthcare. "Since Puerto Rico is a short flight from many U.S. cities, HIMAHEALTH hospitals offer an added level of convenience for many of our clients."

Companion Global Healthcare's international network now includes 26 hospitals around the world. All the hospitals are Joint Commission-accredited, and rates are up to 90 percent less than at hospitals in the United States. For a list of network hospitals and estimated treatment costs, visit www.CompanionGlobalHealthcare.com.

"We are excited about the affiliation between HIMAHEALTH and Companion Global Healthcare," said Armando Rodriguez, a HIMA San Pablo executive vice president. "U.S. patients already travel for medical care to places as far away as India and Singapore; it makes sense for them to travel a shorter distance for treatment."

About Companion Global Healthcare

Based in Columbia, S.C., Companion Global Healthcare Inc. offers medical travel concierge services and an international network of dental clinics and accredited hospitals to self-insured employer groups and individuals. An employer can save tens of thousands of dollars any time an employee chooses treatment at a Companion Global Healthcare network hospital, even after factoring in travel expenses.

Companion Global Healthcare provides medical and dental travelers with round-trip assistance and customer service, as well as preferred pricing at network facilities. It serves as a single launch point for appointments, travel arrangements, case management coordination services upon return to the United States, medical travel insurance, and help with claims filing.

Employer groups interested in including Companion Global Healthcare's network and services in their employee benefit plans should call 1-800-906-7065.

SOURCE Companion Global Healthcare Inc.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Companion Global Healthcare Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Hong Kong Government Invites Expressions of Interest in Development of Private Hospitals
2. Parent Company of Two New Jersey Hospitals to Pay U.S. $7.95 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations
3. Hospital re-admission high for dialysis patients treated in long-term care hospitals
4. Children's National Named to the 2009 Leapfrog Group Best Hospitals List
5. Hoag Hospital Named One of the Nations Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Thomson Reuters
6. The Leapfrog Group Releases Its 2009 Top Hospitals List
7. Childrens Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Receives National Recognition for Quality and Efficiency
8. CWRU researchers report poor outcomes for CCI patients leaving hospitals on ventilators
9. Angioplasty Outcomes May Vary Little Between Hospitals
10. MRSA Creeping Into Hospitals From the Outside
11. iLASIK Treatment Now Available in Istanbul, Turkey at World Eye Hospitals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and ... that call for a minimum wage raise to $12 an hour by 2020 and then ... will restore the lost value of the minimum wage, assure the wage floor does not ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... EB Medicine ... Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The awards honor ... Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , “With this ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Nevada (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Vegas client, The Grove Investment Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing operations ... in Las Vegas and Pahrump, Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer of a ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... National recruitment firm Slone Partners is pleased to ... genomics experience, as Vice President of North American Capital Sales at HTG Molecular ... the sales team in the commercialization of the HTG EdgeSeq system and associated reagents ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... pluripotent stem (iPS) cells and other difficult to transfect cells, announces its launch ... PluriQ™ G9™ Gene Editing System is a complete system for culturing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- In a startling report released today, National Safety Council ... comprehensive, proven plan to eliminate prescription opioid overdoses. Prescription ... are tackling the worst drug crisis in recorded U.S. history, assigned ... Kentucky , New Mexico , ... 28 failing states, three – Michigan , ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Capricor ... ), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, ... that patient enrollment in its ongoing randomized HOPE-Duchenne ... exceeded 50% of its 24-patient target. Capricor expects ... third quarter of 2016, and to report top ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 , ... Thursday, July 7, 2016 , , , , LOCATION: , ... , , , , EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , , Frost ... Industry Analyst, Christi Bird; Senior Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar and Unmesh ... The global pharmaceutical industry is witnessing an exceptional era. Several ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: