Hear from the brightest and the best in medical travel
The IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018 is attracting some of the brightest talents in medical travel. They’ll share their knowledge, insight and experience of building a sustainable international patient business.
Managing Director, Temos International, Germany
Dr. Claudia Mika is the Managing Director of Temos International GmbH, a spin-off of the German Aerospace Center DLR, a German governmental research organization. Since 2004 she has been working on the Temos certification systems, assessing hospitals, rehabilitation centers, reproductive care centers, and dental clinics worldwide according to the Temos quality criteria for international patient management, developed together with leading travel health insurances and assistance companies.
Due to the Temos quality certifications of internationally oriented medical institutions and supported by Dr. Mika’s consultancy work for the implementation of international patient departments in medical facilities all over the world she is very well grounded in medical tourisms topics. She has been working with more than 100 hospitals and medical facilities worldwide from Brazil to the Philippines.
Dr. Mika has been regularly invited to international Medical Tourism Conferences and advises different associations and governmental institutions regarding medical tourism issues. She developed the guideline “International Patients Department Processes” for the Turkish Ministry of Health.
In 2011, Dr. Mika received the “High Potential Company Award 2011” for Temos, funded by the European Union. In 2013 and 2014 Dr. Mika was appointed to be one of the judges for the IMTJ Medical Travel Awards, an independent and objective set of awards for the medical travel and tourism industry.
Since January 2014 she is the Vice Chairwoman of the Diplomatic Council Healthcare Forum.
What’s the one thing that Claudia has learned about the medical travel business?