The EDS works with healthcare providers, governments, insurance companies, employers, and other buyers of healthcare in its medical tourism, international patient, and healthcare initiatives. The EDS is also committed to raising consumer awareness of international healthcare options and has specific initiatives designed to educate and increase the number of consumers who travel for healthcare.
The EDS works to inform consumers about options for medical treatment, whether they are local or halfway around the world. You can learn more about these initiatives below. The EDS educates consumers through its publications, such as its Health & Wellness Destination Guides and Medical Tourism Magazine. Most of the EDS resources are available online, including the No. 1 internet portal for healthcare consumers: www.eds-aviation.org. EDS has three tenets: Transferring in Quality and Pricing, Communication, and Educating in health programs.