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A Message to the Travel, Lodging and Hospitality Industry That May Save Your Business – Part 2

A Message to the Travel, Lodging and Hospitality Industry That May Save Your Business – Part 2 By F. F. Miles and Frederick DeMicco Ph.D. With our extraordinary downturn in hospitality and travel, I...

Brand Aid: Destination Medical Center and Hotels Bridging Healthcare (H2H) in Minnesota (Part 2)

Brand Aid: Destination Medical Center and Hotels Bridging Healthcare (H2H) in Minnesota (Part 2) by John La Forgia, MBA & Frederick J. DeMicco, Ph.D., RDN Introduction Beginning in 1980, Mayo Clinic was transformed from...

Brand Aid: Hotels Bridging Health (H2H) – A Marketing Proposal for Health-Care Leaders (Part 1)

Brand Aid: Hotels Bridging Health (H2H) – A Marketing Proposal for Health-Care Leaders (Part 1) by John La Forgia, MBA & Frederick J. DeMicco, Ph.D., RDN Introduction Marketing for health care is unlike marketing...

The Strategic Value for Having an Onsite Medical Clinic at Hotels

The Strategic Value for Having an Onsite Medical Clinic at Hotels* By Adel Eldin, MBA, MD Cardiologist, Tampa, Florida, Frederick J. DeMicco, Ph.D., Professor, and Shelly Rehav, MBA student, the Northern Arizona University, W.A....

Ghost Kitchens in the Lodging Industry: A F&B Strategy for Hotels

A Ghost kitchen is a professional food preparation and cooking facility that serves customers exclusively by delivery. Ghost kitchens do not have a physical location that customers can enter (yet). The concept of ghost...

Hotels to Healthcare (H2H) Medical Travel in India: A Cost Comparison of Procedures With the United States

Medical Tourism is traveling to another country to receive medical care or treatment. There are many different reasons why one might do this, such as to save money or to seek a treatment that...

From Ritz-Carlton to Healthcare: Hotels Bridging Healthcare (H2H) for New Career Opportunities

As more health care facilities grow to become “medical campuses” and medical meccas for care, they emulate hotels in their quality and delivery of health and wellness (H2H) services. Many build hotels or have partner hotels...

Global Innovative Solutions to the Healthcare Crisis and How Medical Tourism Can Positively Impact Lodging Businesses

Medical Tourism and Medical Travel can bring patient/guests to the hotels throughout many healthcare destinations around the United States.  One model is Florida Medical Tourism (FMT) (https://floridamedicaltourism.com/), a Global Hub for Medical Tourism Services...

Hotels to Healthcare (H2H): A Case for Innovative Prontocare as a Franchise Model in Medical Travel for Lodging Operations

The Coronavirus Pandemic has changed so many aspects of our lives. Healthcare is no exception. The associated economic hardships dictate a brand-new approach as consumers can no longer afford the very high premium costs...

Franchised On-Site Hotel Medical Clinics: A New Competitive Advantage for Lodging Operations With Hotels Bridging Healthcare (H2H)

With an aging society, and travel and tourism likely to increase post covid-19, would a hotel or resort partnering with an onsite medical clinic (franchise) benefit and provide a competitive advantage to the owners?...