By: Metro Pavia Health System
November 9, 2013 (Road Town, Tortola)
Metro Pavia Health System (MPHS), The largest network of hospitals in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, pioneers with medical tourism in the Virgin Islands with more than 20 years of experience. Once again positioned itself at the vanguard of healthcare with its 12th Annual Medical Symposium, a successful event held at Maria’s by the Sea, Road Town, Tortola. The symposium was attended by a crowded group of specialists and healthcare providers.
More than 80 healthcare professionals attended the conference; including local physicians, nurses from peebles hospital and private clinics, such as Eureka, Bougainvillea, and other healthcare professionals as well.
Metro Pavia Health System and the division of nursing from the University of The Virgin Islands will offer 3.5 contact hours to all participating nurses.
The activity was sponsored by BVI Ministry Of Health and Social Development, Best Western Condado Palm Hotel and REVA Air Ambulance.
The Closing Speech was held by Mrs. Madeliza Ramirez, Director Of The Medical Tourism Program at Metro Pavia Health System. On behalf of Mrs. Karen Z. Artau, President of MPHS, she thanked the attendees and emphasized the genuine interest and commitment of Metro Pavia Health System in supporting continuing education programs and health care quality throughout the Caribbean.
Our patient advocates coordinate physicians’ appointments for the Islands residents that wish to visit Puerto Rico for medical services. They also assist with airline transportation, discount fares, and hotels. Once the patients reach Puerto Rico, they are offered free ground transportation between airport, hotel, and hospital.
Our healthcare facilities accept most health insurances, such as Mapfre, United Healthcare, Corvel, Bupa, Atlantic Southern, Triple S, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Colonial, Map, MCH, Medicare, Among Others.
For those patients that don’t have any health insurance, we offer discounted rates for most of the services, nevertheless; you become a member of the free Pavia Preferred Patient Card program.