Health Vantis Blog

The Cost of Waiting for Medical Treatment

Many Canadians experience delays in getting to timely health care they need. Some of the delays have a real impact on one’s overall health, including mental health. We wanted to examine a little closer what those impacts may be and if access to a private treatment faster can alleviate some of the issues. Perhaps the most […]

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Medical Travel Facilitator?

How much does it cost to hire a medical travel facilitator? This is a question that is worth bringing up on our blog to make things clear. It is also helpful to know what a medical facilitator does, and services it delivers. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, to facilitate means to make things easier. A […]

5 Tips For The Next 2 Weekend Holidays And Eating

This time of year is full of cheer and over indulgence.  We all love to have a good time but here are some tips to help get you through those next 2 weeks when you are at a party! 1. Chose fresh fruits, dark chocolate, sweet potatoes, beans, vegetables or whole grains.  All of these are […]

What is Laminectomy?

What is a Laminectomy? Many people ask us this. Laminectomy is a common type of back surgery. It helps relieve back pain that is caused by nerve pain. The procedure involves removal of the rear portion of one or more spinal bones to create space. Bone spurs or ligaments pressing on the nerves may also […]

Why You Can Afford Surgery In The US

Health Vantis has many facilities in the US that we work with and send our clients to.  One of our biggest challenges is trying to educate people on the cost of health care in the US.  Yes, it is no doubt expensive, however, the media puts the worst of the worst out there.  You never […]

5 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PREPARE FOR YOUR HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY

Research shows that people who are well prepared and fully participate in their care have a smoother and faster recovery after joint replacement surgery.  How do you go on with your life after a hip replacement? You will need help moving around and getting some things done.  You will likely not be able to drive […]