"The globalization of science, technology, and communications has led to the development of world class healthcare in certain regions of the world, where treatment is provided a fraction of the American cost," said Judson Anglin, Founder and President of MedRetreat.
is the first American medical tourism company, acting as an advocate for American's interested in traveling abroad for medical procedures.
partners have traveled to Thailand, Malaysia, Argentina and India, touring hospitals and facilities and compiling research on standards of care, accommodations and the many cultural nuances that affect American travelers in each country.
"Americans need an extraordinary level of care and support when traveling," said Anglin
"That is why we only partner with organizations that offer 'door to door' service.
Last year, MedRetreat
partnered with Beautiful Holidays, Southeast Asia's most popular medical tourism company.
Beautiful Holidays is known throughout Europe for combining medical treatment with luxury recuperation at 5-star resorts in Malaysia and Thailand.
There are over 44 million uninsured Americans.
There are millions more whose health insurance co-pay for a single procedure can be equal to the cost of the entire procedure abroad.
: "We are hoping that, through this alliance of nations and service-based organizations, Americans can feel safe and secure traveling abroad for medical care.
Judson Anglin, President & Founder, MedRetreat will introduce MedRetreat, LLC as the first American company to offer medical tourism services, including information, advocacy and facilitation for Americans undergoing medical procedures abroad.