The Baltic Executive Medical Tourism Summit was held on 23rd and 24th of October in the Radisson Blu Daugava’s City Skyline conference center for the sessions on day I and Lietuva room the B2B Workshop, participants have enjoyed a 2 day program and grasped the learning and networking opportunities our event in the heart of the Baltics – Riga, Latvia
The Summit was opened by Ece Gunay, Clinic Center with a presentation on the patient journey covering the process from the beginning to the end. The presentation was followed by a panel discussion on the topic “Evaluating the service provider: What should be done for a 5-star review?” Where Tatiana Sokolov from Medica Tour, Adilya Satybaldiyeva from Medsputnik and Ira Dragan from MedEssentially have the facilitators perspective with a focus on CIS region.
In the following session, the audience had the opportunity to hear 3 presentations. Nina Sarkisian from Jerarsi+ Clinic opened the session with the topic on How to make a country a leader of medical tourism: From zero to number one”, followed by Mert Demirsoz who gave an exhaustive presentation on Dunyagoz’s Excellence in Eye Care. The session was closed by Angeliki Katsap from Temos Hellas on the role of Accreditation programs explaining how it helps to achieve state of the art medical tourism services.
The 3rd session was opened by Henrik Salamon who presented the trigger points for a patient to take treatment outside their country. It was followed by the Maris Luks form AmberLife Cancer Clinic who presented an Integrative Medicine concept for effective and harmless treatment methods in the 21st century. The session was closed by Piret Hirv, from Connected Health Cluster and Tallinn science park Tehnopol. She delivered a presentation about How to deliver the promise of ehealth in a changing environment – “the estonian way”.
The last session was opened with a panel discussion on the topic Promotion in Medical tourism industry where Oleg Ponimatko from, MedicaTour, Natalie Strokovska from MedicalUnion and Maris Luks from AmberLife Cancer Clinic discussed the big challenges in promotion of clinics and destination promotion. Daniel Coulton Shaw delivered a presentation on How to reach all potential patients a clinic can get sharing many examples. The Summit agenda for day 1 was closed by Hasan Arslanyureg on the future trends in medical tourism
Day II was marked with a B2B Workshop and hospital site visit to our sponsors clinic – Amber Life Cancer Clinic. On the workshop, partner clinics and hosted buyers conducted more than 70 meetings discussing how to improve existing and create new long lasting partnerships. During these hours participants met some familiar faces and many new in tet-a-tet meetings. The buyers of healthcare services came from different geographical regions – Scandinavia, CIS region, UK & Ireland and the Baltic States. The hospital site visit at Amber Life Cancer Clinic allowed potential partners to better explore the clinic facilities and learn on the special treatments this Clinic offers to patients.
Next up for EuroEvents and its trustworthy partners is the 6th Annual Medical Tourism Conference that will be held in Athens, Greece from 12th to 14th of February. For more information visit: https://medicaltourism.events/