Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - Broward Health International Named ‘Medical Provider Of The Year’ by International Travel & Health Journal

(L to R) ITIJ Editor Mandy Langfield, Broward Health International’s Vice President Abbe Bendell and Business Development Manager Dominick Destefano, and Dr. Glenn Staples of MSO International, event sponsor.

Vienna, Austria – The international program at Broward Health was named the ‘Hospital/Medical Provider of The Year’ by The International Travel & Health Insurance Journal (ITIJ) during the 2013 ITIJ Industry Awards held in Vienna, Austria on November 4, 2013.

Broward Health International (BHI) offers a full spectrum of medical services, including specialized treatment in cardiology care, trauma services, advanced cancer treatment, liver transplants, wound care, minimally invasive surgical treatments and more. Patients from around the world can take advantage of Broward Health’s experience and dedication through this program.

“This award is a reflection of the growing reputation of Broward Health’s International program,” said Frank Nask, president & CEO of Broward Health. “Working with medical and transportation partners around the globe, our team, led by BHI Vice President Abbe Bendell, addresses the healthcare needs of travelers and increases awareness of Broward Health’s ability to deliver quality healthcare.”

The awards ceremony - now in its 11th year - honors companies that have made an outstanding contribution to the global travel and health insurance industry over the past year.

"I would like to congratulate all of the winners,” said Ian Cameron, ITIJ’s editor in chief. “The competition was fierce this year, and goes to show how important these awards are to everyone in the travel and health insurance industries.”

Broward Health, providing service for more than 75 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class healthcare services to our neighbors in South Florida. Broward Health includes Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit

The International Travel & Health Insurance Journal (ITIJ) was launched in November 1999 following the growing success of the annual International Travel & Health Insurance Conference (ITIC). It is produced by a team dedicated to offering a monthly magazine that keeps the travel insurance industry up to date with all the latest news, views and analysis of the hottest topics. The Journal contains a careful balance of headline news, views, independent articles from our in-house team, worldwide correspondents or industry professionals, profiles of the top people in travel insurance and its ancillary services.