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Research by Center of Medical Tourism Research (CMTR) personnel:

Journal Articles / Proceedings / Books and Chapters

  • Vequist, D. G. (in press, 2020). Medical Travel- NWIP. ISO TECHNICAL COMMITTEE 304 -HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT.
  • Vequist, D. G. (in press, 2020). The Hotel at a Hospital Strategy: An Analysis. International Journal of Business Strategy and Automation (IJBSA).
  • Vequist, D. G. (in press, 2020). Medical Tourism and Healthcare Management. Journal of Healthcare Management.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2020). Medical Tourism- Minimum Clinical Standards. ISO TECHNICAL COMMITTEE 304 -HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT.
  • Vequist, D. G., & Harmsen, E. (2018). A Logical Model for the Reducing of Healthcare Costs. UIW Research Week.
  • Vequist, D. G., & Moler, C. (2017). The Ethics of Medical Tourism/Travel Business Strategies: Is There Empirical Data to Support an Impact? World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics, & Health Law.
  • Michael, G., & Vequist, D. G. (2014). South Korea's Medical Tourism Destination Brand Personality and the Influence of Personal Values. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 20 (5), 1-22, doi: 10.1080/10941665.2014.904804.
  • Guiry, M., Scott, J., & Vequist IV, D. G. (2013). Experienced and Potential Medical Tourists' Service Quality Expectations. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 26 (5)., doi: 10.1108/IJHCQA-05-2011-0034.
  • Vequist, D. G., Guiry, M., & Bolatkale, E. (2013). Patients Using the Internet for Medical Tourism. In Melanie Smith, Laszlo Puczko (Ed.), Health, Tourism and Hospitality Spas, Wellness and Medical Travel (2nd ed.). Routledge.
  • Vequist, D. G., Guiry, M., & Ipock, B. (2012). Controversies in Medical Tourism. In Moufakkir, O., Stenden University, Netherlands and Kelly, I., School of Management, University of South Australia (Eds.), Tourism, Progress and Peace. CABI Publishers.
  • Vequist, D. G., McCallum, B., & Guiry, M. (2012). U.N. White Paper: The United States' Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Impact on Medical Tourism in Latin America and the Caribbean. United Nations: ECLAC/CEPAL.
  • Guiry, M., & Vequist IV, D. G. (2011). US Medical Tourists' Motives for Travelling Abroad for Medical Care and Their Expectations of Service Quality. International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 3 (1), 71-91.
  • Guiry, M., & Vequist IV, D. G. (2011). Traveling Abroad for Medical Care: U.S. Medical Tourists' Expectations and Perceptions of Service Quality. Health Marketing Quarterly, 28 (3), 253-269.
  • Teachout, M. S., & Vequist IV, D. G. (2010). Editorial. International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research, 2 (1).
  • Guiry, M., & Vequist IV, D. G. (2010). The Role of Personal Values in Determining U.S. Medical Tourist's Expectations and Perceptions of Healthcare Facility Service Quality: An Exploratory Investigation. Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends (3), 115-140.
  • Vequist, D. G., & Valdez, E. (2009). The Correlation Between Medical Tourism and Biotechnology. Journal of Commercial Biotechnology (15), 287-289.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2006). The Development of a Nomological Network to Describe New and Emerging Technologies in Healthcare. In H. Sherif and T. Khalil (Eds.), New Directions in Technology Management. Elsevier Publishing.Speaking Events

Presentations

  • Vequist, D. G. (2020). Evidence of the Economic Impacts of Medical Tourism to India. Invited presentation at Medical Health Tourism 2020, Mumbai, India.
  • Vequist, D. G. & Harmsen, E. (2019). Simulation of a Logical Model for the Reducing of Healthcare Costs. Southwest Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2019). Free Market Healthcare & Economic Growth in Asia. Invited presentation at Liberty International World Conference, ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2019). El potencial de los estados, regiones e instalaciones de Turismo Médico: un algoritmo. Invited presentation at PANASALUD 2019, Panama City, Panama.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2019). Medical Tourism: Patient Consumerism on the Rise. Invited presentation at Healthcare Think Tank LLC- Houston, Houston, Texas.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2018). JCI accreditation – Signaling or Strategy? IMTJ Bi-Annual Academic Conference, Athens, Greece.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2018). Medical Tourism: Patient Consumerism on the Rise. Invited presentation at Healthcare Think Tank LLC- North Texas, Dallas, Texas.
  • Vequist, D. G. & Harmsen, E. (2018). A Logical Model for the Reducing of Healthcare Costs. UIW Research Week, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2018). Medical Tourism: Patient Consumerism on the Rise. Invited presentation at Healthcare Think Tank LLC - San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2018). Medical Tourism: Impact to Eastern Europe. Invited presentation at Liberty International World Conference, Krakow, Poland.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2018). Legal Issues in Global Health. Invited presentation at International Law Section- State Bar of Texas, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2017). Medical Tourism: Free Markets. Invited presentation at Liberty International: Secrets to Preventing and Treating Disease in the Ever-Changing U.S. Health Care Landscape, Austin, Texas.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2017). The Amazing Organic Growth of Patient Consumerism in Unexpected Places: Medical Tourism in Cuba. Invited presentation at Liberty International World Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2016). Medical Tourism Best Practice for Cuba. Invited presentation at Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB): Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2014). Health Tourism Trends. Health and Wellness Tourism, Stresa, Italy.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2014). Medical Tourism Panel. Invited presentation at eMerge Americas, Miami, Florida.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2012). Medical Tourism Potential in India. Invited presentation at Indian Medical Tourism Conference and Alliance, Hyderabad, India.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2012, April). Medical Tourism and Healthcare Information Technologies (HIT): Enablers or Barriers? 2012 HIMSS Texas Regional Conference, Galveston, Texas.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2011). U.S. Healthcare Reform and its Impact for Latin America: The Coming Storm? Invited presentation at Service Summit Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2011, April). Inbound Medical Tourism. American College of Cardiology Administrators, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Vequist, D. G. & Barnes, R. (2010, June). Death Tourism: An Explorative Study. Ethical Issues in Medical Tourism, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2009, April). Medical Tourism in India. South Asian Studies Association, Orlando, Florida.
  • Vequist, D. G. & Padmanabhan, P. (2007, September). Medical Tourism: Forecasting Future Trends from the Data. Sixth Annual International Smart-Sourcing Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  • Vequist, D. G. (2007, September). Small, Entrepreneurial BioTech Firms and Commercial Bank Lending: A Study. USASBE 2008, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Vequist, D. G. & Dunn, T. (2004, April). The Development of a Nomological Network to Describe New and Emerging Technologies in Healthcare. 13th International Conference on Management of Technology (IAMOT), Washington, D.C., Maryland.

Press / Interviews

  • 2020: Vequist, D. G., 'The Future Looks Bleak': The Pandemic Ravages Medical Tourism, New York Times.
  • 2019: Vequist, D. G., US citizens going to other countries for cheap health care., AFP.
  • 2019: Vequist, D. G., Agenda Del La Conferencia Panasalud 2019, Do Health Well.
  • 2019: Vequist, D. G., Liberty International World Conference Mongolia 2019 – Report.
  • 2018: Vequist, D. G., Health Consumerism & Free Markets, Liberty International (YouTube).
  • 2018: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism in Poland, Radio Hussar.
  • 2017: Vequist, D. G., Medical Globalization and Free Trade, Libertarian Party Bexar County (YouTube).
  • 2017: Vequist, D. G., Healthcare Globalization, Liberty International (YouTube).
  • 2017: Vequist, D. G., Focus on Medical & Health Tourism, TalkTravel Magazine.
  • 2017: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism, Al Jazeera English.
  • 2017: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism Is Big Business But Still an Emerging Market., Skift Magazine.
  • 2016: Vequist, D. G., CORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAMS IN TEXAS, Texas CEO Magazine.
  • 2016: Vequist, D. G., Winning Strategies for Retirement Abroad, Consumers Digest.
  • 2015: Vequist, D. G., Dr. David Vequist: Research Data Highlights Impact of Technology and Global Healthcare, Medical Travel Show.
  • 2015: Vequist, D. G., Retire Abroad? Not So Fast., Research Magazine.
  • 2014: Vequist, D. G., Should You Have Surgery Abroad?, AARP Magazine.
  • 2014: Vequist, D. G., Headed for a facelift?, BenefitsPro Magazine.
  • 2013: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism Potential of Galveston, Houston Chronicle.
  • 2013: Vequist, D. G., Trends in Lasers: Burgeoning Uses Offer Growth Opportunities., Photonics Magazine.
  • 2014: Vequist, D. G., The Best Money Saving Strategy Most Texas CEOs Aren't Using, Texas CEO Magazine.
  • 2014: Vequist, D. G., Foreign patients boost Houston's medical economy, Houston Public Radio.
  • 2013: Vequist, D. G., Mexicans choosing S.A. for medicine, San Antonio Express News.
  • 2012: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism's Impact on Healthcare, Reuters.
  • 2012: Vequist, D. G., Healthcare's Economic Impact on San Antonio, San Antonio Express News.
  • 2012: Vequist, D. G., What Obama's Affordable Care Act Means for the World's Hospitals, Global Post.
  • 2012: Vequist, D. G., Life Flight for Business, BenefitsPro Magazine.
  • 2012: Vequist, D. G., U.S., Mexico Draw Up New Health Security Plan, San Antonio Business Journal.
  • 2012: Vequist, D. G., Overseas Retirement Boom Is 'Gray Gold' for Agents, Travel Market Report.
  • 2012: Vequist, D. G., Dental Tourism: An Opportunity for Public Health, Compendium.
  • 2011: Vequist, D. G., Pop Culture, Wealthy Chinese Spur Medical Tourism in Asia, New York Times.
  • 2011: Vequist, D. G., Chinese Medical Tourism, China Daily, Newspaper (largest English-language Chinese newspaper).
  • 2011: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism and Its Effect on U.S. ENTs, ENT Today, Magazine (for U.S.-based ENT physicians).
  • 2010: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism, Access, Magazine (for U.S.-based Dental Hygienists).
  • 2010: Vequist, D. G., San Antonio and Medical Tourism, San Antonio Business Journal, Newspaper.
  • 2010: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism and Puerto Vallarta, Simply Puerto Vallarta, Web-based TV station.
  • 2010: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism, HealthyMagination, Website (GE's healthcare trend website).
  • 2009: Vequist, D. G., Worst Medical Tourism Disasters, Travel & Leisure Magazine (online).
  • 2009: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism Research, Medical Tourism Wiki at www.MedicalTourism.com.
  • 2009: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism Economic Report: Medical Tourism's Impact on the Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Tourism Magazine, Issue 13.
  • 2009: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism Economic Report: Jordan, Medical Tourism Magazine, Issue 12.
  • 2009: Vequist, D. G., & Valdez, E., Medical Tourism Economic Report: Inbound Medical Tourism in the United States, Medical Tourism Magazine, Issue 11.
  • 2009: Vequist, D. G., Valdez, E., & Morrison, B., Medical Tourism Economic Report: Latin America versus Asia, Medical Tourism Magazine, Issue 10.
  • 2009: Vequist, D. G., & Valdez, E., Medical Tourism Economic Report: El Salvador, Medical Tourism Magazine, Issue 9.
  • 2009: Vequist, D. G., & Gursoy, B., Medical Tourism Economic Report: Turkey, Medical Tourism Magazine, Issue 8.
  • 2009: Vequist, D. G., Health Care Takes a Vacation, BioPhotonics Magazine.
  • 2009: Vequist, D. G., Atención Médica En México, Atractiva Para 45 Millones De Estadounidenses Sin Seguro, El Financiero.
  • 2009: Vequist, D. G., UIW's Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR), KENS5 (CBS) News.
  • 2009: Vequist, D. G., UIW Creates Medical Tourism Think Tank, San Antonio Express News.
  • 2008: Vequist, D. G., & Valdez, E., Medical Tourism Economic Report: Medical Equipment Sales, Medical Tourism Magazine, Issue 7.
  • 2008: Vequist, D. G., & Valdez, E., Medical Tourism Economic Report: South Korea, Medical Tourism Magazine, Issue 6.
  • 2008: Vequist, D. G., & Valdez, E., Medical Tourism Economic Report: Philippines, Medical Tourism Magazine, Issue 5.
  • 2008: Vequist, D. G., & Valdez, E., Medical Tourism Economic Report: Monterrey, Mexico, Medical Tourism Magazine, Issue 4.
  • 2007: Vequist, D. G., Medical Tourism: Forecasting Future Trends, NewMedicalHorizons.com.