Irving Stackpole Sarah Ward
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.
President, Stackpole and Associates, USA
With over forty years of experience in healthcare, senior living and human services, Irving Stackpole is the President of Stackpole & Associates, Inc., a marketing, research, training, and organizational development firm. Founded in 1991, Stackpole & Associates applies scientific marketing principles to develop practical solutions to clients’ challenges. Using the most rigorous psychological and behavioral science research, Stackpole & Associates develops methods and designs that produce unimpeachable data yielding reliable, actionable recommendations. Stackpole & Associates works collaboratively with clients to create innovative and practical solutions to the challenges facing organizations in rapidly changing markets, including health travel.
Following Stonehill College, Irving began his career as a respiratory therapist at Massachusetts General Hospital where he was a pioneer in field. After working as Vice President of American Medical International (Tenet), one of the largest investor-owned hospital groups in the world, and Vice President for the largest home health care company in the US, Irving started Amcare Medical Services, which became the largest medical equipment firm in New England. He established Stackpole & Associates in 1991.
Stackpole & Associates has established itself in the field of health & medical travel working with governments, governmental agencies, professional associations, healthcare providers, and tourism organizations to define markets, conduct research, develop marketing programs, establish brand identity, and launch marketing efforts to attract international health travelers from around the world.
What has Irving learnt about the medical travel market?