currently in
Florida, USA

JONATHAN EDELHEIT

Jonathan Edelheit is the Chairman & Co-founder of Global Healthcare Resources, the Corporate Health & Wellness Association® (CHWA), and the Medical Tourism Association® (MTA). While Global Healthcare Resources looks after consulting, marketing, partnerships, and other operations, the main organizational lines fall under CHWA and MTA. The former focuses on employer healthcare and wellness, while the latter focuses on international healthcare & wellness travel.

Enduring more than a decade now, the Corporate Health & Wellness Association organizes the Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress® (EHBC; now HEALTHCARE REVOLUTION), certifies professionals through the Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist® (CCWS), shares insights via Corporate Wellness Magazine® (CWM), and publishes research like the 2020 State of Corporate Wellness Report. Similarly, the Medical Tourism Association organizes the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress® (WMTC), certifies professionals through the Certified Medical Travel Program® (CMTP), shares insights via Medical Tourism Magazine® (MTM), and publishes research through the Medical Tourism Index® (MTI).

Mr. Edelheit has been featured in hundreds of media publications and speaks all over the world at conferences and workshops, private and public. Edelheit has penned several books on medical tourism and corporate wellness. He is recognized as a thought leader in the self-insurance space in the U.S. Prior to his current role, he spent more than ten years implementing wellness programs in both fully-insured and self-funded health plans at a national healthcare administrator and was the first person in the US to bring medical tourism into these plans.

CONTACT MR. EDELHEIT
Jonathan Edelheit

Regularly Covers

Medical Tourism

Corporate Wellness

Healthcare Reform

Healthcare Destination Development

Client Acquisition

Strategic Investment

why clients seek Jonathan Edelheit

Areas of Expertise

01

Establishing International Centers of Healthcare Excellence

02

US Healthcare Reform & It’s Impact on Medical Tourism

03

Leveraging Social Media to Build a Global Brand

04

International Marketing & Market Penetration

05

Employer Compliance Under US Healthcare Reform

06

The Rules of Marketing in Employee Benefits & Insurance

07

US Self-Funded Insurance Plans

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750,000+
Social Influence
100+
Countries Assisted
500+
Projects
25,326
Cups of Espresso

Author & Editor

Medical Tourism

An International Healthcare Guide for Insurers, Employers, and Governments

The definitive guide for any insurance company, multinational employer, health insurance agent or government who is involved with patients who travel to other countries for healthcare. This book explains why patients are traveling for healthcare, what medical and dental procedures they are traveling for and what countries patients are traveling to.

Engaging Wellness

Corporate Wellness Programs
That Work

This book provides the insights from industry experts on how to successfully implement, operate, and measure a corporate wellness program; as well as how to engage and motivate employees to become active in their health, along with other valuable insights.

Healthcare Reform

Reality Into
Practicality

The definitive guide for any insurance company, multinational employer, health insurance agent or government who is involved with patients who travel to other countries for healthcare. This book explains why patients are traveling for healthcare, what medical and dental procedures they are traveling for and what countries patients are traveling to.

For the Medical Tourism, Global Healthcare, & Insurance Industry

SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER

As social media and LinkedIn began to grow in popularity, Mr. Edelheit saw an opportunity for professionals and organizations to assert themselves as experts of their industry. By creating some of the first industry groups for the insurance, benefits, and healthcare industries – Mr. Edelheit quickly amassed hundreds of thousands group members over the span of a few years.

Building off of this tremendous influence, Mr. Edelheit and his organization have now hosted webinars, published whitepapers, that help organizations and individuals alike distribute their content and begin the journey of establishing influence and expertise. Dedicated to moving the industry forward, Mr. Edelheit continues to keynote and thought-lead across the world at various industry conferences and trade shows.

History of

My Career

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WMT & EHBC

The World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress and Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress becomes fully integrated at the 2013 event in Las Vegas
Las Vegas, USA
September 2013 — TILL NOW
November 2012

Healthcare Reform

Founded the Healthcare Reform Center & Policy Institute
Florida, USA

Certification Courses

Jonathan & his team launch certification courses for professionals in the medical tourism, global healthcare, corporate wellness, and insurance industries.
USA
September 2012
APRIL 2012

International Healthcare Research Center

Co-Founded the International Healthcare Research Center dedicated to conducting research and delivering reliable information &actionable strategic insight in medical tourism & global healthcare.
Florida, USA

EHBC

The first Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress is held
Los Angeles, California
OCTOBER 2009
JUNE 2009

CHWA

Co-Founded the Corporate Health & Wellness Association
Florida, USA

EHBC

Founded the Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress
Florida, USA
JANUARY 2009
SEPTEMBER 2008

WMT GHC

The first World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress is held
Florida, USA

MTM

Co-Founded the Medical Tourism Magazine – the medical tourism industry’s leading publication
Florida, USA
MAY 2007
MAY 2007

MTA

Co-Founded the Medical Tourism Association with Renee-Marie Stephano
Florida, USA

Vice President

Vice President of Sales and Marketing of OptiMed Health Plans, United Group Programs
Florida, USA
SEPTEMBER 2001 - OCTOBER 2007
MAY 2001

Juris Doctor in Law

Graduated from Villanova University School of Law with a Juris Doctor in Law
Villanova, USA

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