Certified Medical Travel Professional (CMTP): Is It For Me?

September 19
08:00 AM | Eastern Standard Time
02:00 PM | Central European Standard Time
05:00 PM | Gulf Standard Time
09:00 PM | China Standard Time

Medical tourism is about providing patients around the globe with high-quality and affordable medical care options. As with many travel-related industries, it came to a standstill during the pandemic but is now experiencing rapid growth again and offers exciting career opportunities for professionals in healthcare and hospitality. Join Bill Cook, Global Healthcare Accreditation’s Director of Business and Marketing on September 19 at 08:00 AM EST as he talks about the Certified Medical Tourism Professional (CMTP) program and its benefits. Are you working in healthcare, hospitality, as a facilitator? Find out if CMTP is right for you.

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Learning Points

Learn how CMTP helps build trust with clients and employers.
Learn about the various CMTP modules and key learning objectives.
Find out how CMTP can impact your visibility as a medical tourism professional.
The webinar will include a Q&A to answer any questions you may have about the program.

Webinar Speakers

Global Healthcare Accreditation
Director of Operations and Business Development

Bill Cook

Bill Cook is Director of Business Development & Operations for Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) and Surveyor. Since 2006, Bill has been deeply involved in medical tourism in a number of different capacities: as a provider of medical services, a facilitator and later consultant, educator and speaker focused on the topic of international patient services.

Prior to joining GHA,Bill was co-founder and vice president of Medical Tours Costa Rica, a pioneering organization that played a key role in positioning Costa Rica as a leading medical tourism destination. Between 2006 and 2013, Bill and his team managed offshore medical care for over 3,000 patients treated at Costa Rica’s three JCI accredited facilities. During this time (December 2006 to October2011), Bill and his brother Brad Cook developed and managed Hospital Clinica Biblica’s international patient department, helping to position the facility as-one of the region’s premier international hospitals.

In 2012, Bill worked with Renee-Marie Stephano, president of the Medical Tourism Association, to help develop the first version of the International Patient Services Training and Certification program (IPSC). In 2014, Bill joined the Medical Tourism Association as the Director of Business Development for the Asia-Pacific region particularly focusing on initiatives in China. Bill has also worked as a consultant in medical tourism for several Latina American governments and has spoken or presented workshops in a number of countries including Brazil, China,Colombia, Costa Rica, Jordan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the United States.

Bill is an author and a regular contributor to the “Medical Tourism Magazine (MTM), published by the U.S. based Medical Tourism Association. Bill has coauthored several books, guides and written many articles related to medical tourism and the international patient experience.

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