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August 23, 2019 - August 28, 2019

Dates reserved for Panasalud 2019.

Local fam tour: 24-27

Speaker Dinner August 27, Miraflores Restaurant at the Miraflores Locks.

Press and media interviews: August 27

Workshops (28th):

Overview and Training plus Checklist of COMMERCIAL readiness for clusters, hospitals, clinics and doctors, interested in selling medical services to governments, insurance companies, self insured companies and other large potential players.

Ideal Audience: Participants from industry already working under the basic medical and clinical standards to provide care to international patients. Objective: The workshop will encourage companies from neighbor markets to identify, reach out, and negotiate contracts with corporate and insurance scheme buyers in the US and Canada and the Caribbean as well as in Panama, and Ecuador. Other points covered shall include medical tourism sales strategies, market segmentation and messaging, professional conduct, and to review the basic tenets of antitrust and unfair competition. A discussion of readiness that addresses forms needed to prepare, regulations to assimilate, third-party insurance plan negotiation terminology, accreditation myths and realities, and more. The Minister of Health is expected to be present for the workshop.



August 23, 2019
August 28, 2019


Riu Panama Plaza Hotel
Calle 50 con 53 Panamá, Urb. Marbella
Panama, Panama Panama
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+507 378-9000

Corporate Travel Policy for Dr Maria Todd (effective 31 Aug 2018):

International: Flights in excess of 3 hours’ flying time shall be booked in business class. Short commuter flights (<2h) between key hub airports may be flown in economy seats.

Domestic: Flights in excess of 3 hour’s flying time shall be booked in first class. Short commuter flights (<2h) between key hub airports may be flown in economy seats.

Preferred Airlines: AA, QR, CX, JO, (OneWorld); UA, LH, SA, SQ, (Star Alliance);

Home Airport: SGU (St George, Utah, USA)

Booking Date Reservations: Dates will be confirmed upon receipt of 50% deposit of non-refundable professional speaker fees. In the event your event is cancelled or postponed, you may apply speaker fees deposited on account to another date subject to Dr. Todd’s availability, less a 40% administrative fee.  Please purchase changeable and/or refundable air tickets and hotel accommodation if there is any risk that your event will be cancelled or postponed.

Travel Expense Policy: All travel expenses (air, hotel, ground transfers, car rental, parking, hotel internet service fees, travel meals, visa fees, departure taxes, checked baggage fees, any required travel immunizations and travel/accident and flight cancellation insurance) and/or per diem allowances must be paid by event organizer, at the time of booking and in all cases, at least 30 days prior to departure. No exceptions.