Veiovis Announces Partnership With Medtral New Zealand

Veiovis expands its global provider network - and members' medical travel options -with Medtral New Zealand

Jun 10, 2010, 08:00 ET from Veiovis

TAMUNING, Guam, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Veiovis, a leading global healthcare company in the medical travel industry, announces its new partnership with Medtral New Zealand, a provider of first-rate healthcare experiences in New Zealand. The partnership further expands Veiovis' network of medical travel options across Asia and the Pacific, and provides patients with access to New Zealand's finest private hospitals and specialists.

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"The collaboration between Veiovis and Medtral actualizes our common vision of quality healthcare that is safe, accessible, and significantly cost-effective for individuals, insurers, and employers," says Joseph Husslein, President and CEO of Veiovis. "Through our network, we promote excellent healthcare choice and create a gateway to New Zealand – its internationally accredited, cutting-edge facilities; highly credentialed, English speaking physicians; and first world advantages."

Medtral, is the international patient division of New Zealand's top private hospitals Ascot Hospital and Mercy Hospital who service more than 22,000 patients both locally and from around the world annually. Medtral is a first choice provider for offshore surgical care and is committed to providing high quality medical experiences to patients seeking non-acute procedures, including Total Hip Joint replacement, Total Knee Joint replacement, Hip Resurfacing, Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG), Robotic Prostatectomy, and In vitro fertilization and more. Both Ascot and Mercy Hospitals adhere to the international standards required by the Quality Health New Zealand (QHNZ) and International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua).

"We at Veiovis were impressed by Medtral's on-the-ground capability to service patient needs in New Zealand," says John Runge, Director of Business Development for Veiovis. "Its extremely attentive end-to-end service is focused on the patient's ultimate comfort and security, and their policies towards this end far exceed the norm." For example, attending surgeons or physicians are obligated to be with the patient from beginning to end of the medical journey, through the in-country recovery period as well as for one year after the procedure.

Medtral New Zealand's Chairman, Dr Edward Watson is optimistic about the partnership: "We are pleased to work with Veiovis and uphold its signature Patient Care Coordination Services in New Zealand. Veiovis revolutionizes the industry with a brand of medical travel that is strongly founded on tried and tested medical expertise. We offer patients the same level of excellence and care, and look forward to helping Veiovis bridge the gaps between patients and the world-class healthcare they deserve."

About Veiovis

Veiovis is a global healthcare partner for the medical traveler who seeks an uncomplicated, pleasurable experience in customized, coordinated healthcare between domestic and overseas doctors and hospitals. The evolutionary result of TakeCare Insurance's 20-year experience in overseas patient care, Veiovis brings a proven track record in delivering significant cost-savings to patients and businesses while also providing them access to excellent international medical providers and delivering high patient satisfaction.  Veiovis facilitates medical travel that is strongly anchored in expert global healthcare management, meeting and exceeding the international community's and the U.S.'s highest standards of excellence. Veiovis has presence in Seattle, Washington and Manila, Philippines, with a hub in the United States Pacific Ocean Territory of Guam, U.S.A. – only a few short flight hours away from most major Asian medical destinations. To learn more, visit

About Medtral New Zealand

Medtral New Zealand is the leading provider of medical travel in New Zealand for North American patients, providing world-class, non-acute care and treatment in some of the country's finest private hospitals. Medtral New Zealand is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand. To learn more about the company and its vision for world-class healthcare, visit  

SOURCE Veiovis