Building A Healthy Economy

By | Healthcare Tourism OPM, Medical Meetings, Uncategorized

In Southern Nevada, plans are underway to bring in medical tourism as an economic driver that would benefit both the economy and local residents by adding to the growing portfolio of healthcare providers and services. Some 300 to 400 pages of research back up the 23-page Las Vegas Regional Strategic Plan for Medical & Wellness Tourism, a unified vision meant to create a medical tourism blueprint and game plan. Key players in the creation of the plan include Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), Cheryl Smith, medical and wellness tourism manager for Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA)Las Vegas HEALS and Stowe Shoemaker, dean of the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).

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