Josef Woodman is the CEO and Founder of Patients Beyond Borders and the author of a book by the same name. He is one of the world’s leading experts on Medical Tourism and he has traveled to more than 200 medical facilities in 35 countries, researching and vetting international healthcare options.
Josef is an excellent, outspoken advocate of affordable, high-quality medical and preventive care for healthcare consumers worldwide. Find out in this episode what inspired him to venture in the rapidly growing medical tourism industry and how he uses his knowledge and experiences to educate about medical tourism and global healthcare.
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In This Episode, You’ll Learn
- About Josef Woodman’s medical tourism company and book called Patients Beyond Borders
- How he has traveled to more than 200 medical facilities in 35 countries in researching and vetting international healthcare options
- How he has keynoted and moderated conferences regarding medical tourism and global healthcare in several other countries
- How he became an advocate of affordable, high-quality medical and preventive care for health consumers worldwide
- Why his father has served his inspiration in venturing in the medical tourism industry
- About the importance of quality over pricing when considering medical treatment abroad
- The biggest, positive change that took place in the medical tourism industry recently compared to the past
- The most important consideration that a patient should look at when making a decision to receive treatment overseas
- About the top three tips for patients when researching medical travel
- Patients Beyond Borders website
- Josef Woodman’s media appearances
- Patients Beyond Borders book – Amazon
- LinkedIn Profile
- Facebook Page
The Onwards Medical Breakthrough
DARPA Awards $40 Million to UCLA, Penn to Develop Memory Implants
“DARPA has awarded $40 million towards memory restoration technologies aimed at helping military service people cope with brain injuries.”
“Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency said that the new Restoring Active Memory (RAM) will help design and “develop wireless, fully implantable neural-interface medical devices that can serve as ‘neuroprosthetics'”
“In a statement released Wednesday, the U.S military agency said that University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), will each head a team of scientists. Researchers will try to develop electronic implants that can find memory lapses in the brain and restore them. Under the agreement, UCLA will get up to $15 million and Penn will receive up to $22.5 million over four years. The teams will receive full funding contingent on completing specific milestones in the project.”
You can learn more about this discovery at this link.