The GPN is run by marketing consulting firm Global Healthcare Resources in partnership with the Medical Tourism Association. It aims to offer ‘comprehensive and easy access to complex bundled and transparent medical packages for facilitators, insurance companies, self-funded employers, government referrals, and individual healthcare consumers’.
“As one of the top hospitals in Latin America, affiliated with Johns Hopkins [Medicine], we are positioned to provide much more affordable options for Americans while providing high quality healthcare,” the CEO of Pacifica Salud, Rafael Cohen, said. “We are proud to join the GPN and partnering with Global Healthcare Resources will launch Pacifica Salud to a global level, boosting our brand visibility, expanding our capacity, rapidly increasing our international patient volume.”
Lauren Haigh wrote about the challenges of building robust medical networks in ITIJ’s June 2023 issue.