Mar
23

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Cayman Islands gets into action for promoting medical tourism

Cayman Islands promoting medical tourism

We can see the boom in Caribbean medical tourism with each passing day. For making it a better place to live in, people at Caribbean are introducing various projects that help in promoting the medical tourism. Medical tourism holds an important place at any place. It not only attracts the people from different countries, but also is add-on to the country, helping it better its healthcare setup. Below is the recent project introduced on the Cayman Island with a purpose to make it a better place and to attract people around the world. Aim to strengthen Cayman’s individuality While the…

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Mar
20

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Citizens of Singapore apparently not enjoying the country’s flourishing medical tourism status

singapore medical tourism status

WHO has declared Singapore to be 6th among 191 countries in healthcare and medical facilities. It has undoubtedly improved its healthcare system within a short span of time. Patients from US, Canada, European countries and the Middle East are flocking to Singapore for obtaining high quality medical facilities without breaking their banks. The costs of medical services are considerably low in Singapore yet most of its hospitals have received international accreditation and the hospitals employ doctors who have foreign degrees. Despite its highly evolved healthcare system, Singaporeans are dissatisfied with the medical facilities they receive. The reason behind this is…

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Mar
18

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Lisbon’s skill in robotic surgery brings it in favour of medical tourists

Robots Due Surgery in New York Hospital

The Hospital da Luzin in Lisbon has been garnering a lot of attention over the past few years. The reason? Its head surgeon Kris Maes who has become world renowned for being one of the first ever surgeons to both practice and promote robotic surgery. What is Robotic Surgery? Robotic surgery refers to performing traditional surgeries with the help of a robotic system. Comprising of a computer aided robotic arms, lights and video cameras, the system would help a surgeon perform tiny, precise incisions in the body. This in turn would help the surgeon perform traditional operations without having the…

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Mar
16

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Surgeon in the USA is drawing medical tourists by offering discounted surgery

USA discounted surgery

Medical tourism is a multi billion dollar industry but its characteristics vary from one country to another. Some countries have transformed themselves into the top most medical tourism destinations and others are just supplying patients. Not so surprisingly, it is the developed countries that are losing out in the battle called medical tourism. Developing countries like Costa Rica, Thailand, Singapore and India are way ahead of the competition as they offer surgical facilities for much less. However, a new trend is on the rise that may turn around the game a little. Americans are traveling within US for getting surgeries…

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Mar
14

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Rising medical tourism from the middle east creates demand for Arabic interpreters

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In the past few years, the influx of Middle Eastern medical tourists in Asian countries has increased. There was a time when the rich and opulent Middle Eastern patients used to visit well developed, West European countries or the US for advanced medical treatments. The advent and popularity of medical tourism has changed that trend. Now the affluent patients of Middle East visit Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and India for treatments can post operative care. These Asian countries are well equipped in offering first rated medical services and language barrier is the only difficulty faced by the Arabs. As a result,…

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Mar
12

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Asian countries continue to see a boom in cosmetic surgery

cosmetic surgery in Asian countries

Medical tourism has changed how people deal with surgeries and surgeons. The new age patients are anything but vulnerable. They want superior quality of treatments, immediate medical attention and five star comforts during their hospital stay at a modest budget. All these they are getting in the medical tourism destinations of Asia. By traveling to the Asian countries, patients from the developed countries are saving 40% to 70% on surgical costs. Medical tourists are writing about their experience and interacting with patients from all over the world. The stories of successful operations are inspiring hundreds of new patients who are…

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Mar
9

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Tampa Bay is trying to up its game in the medical tourism arena

Tampa Bay Medical Tourism

Tampa Bay has the right kind of resources to become the next popular medical tourism destination and it is gearing up to draw the attention of medical tourists. The worth of medical tourism industry has been recently estimated to be more than $50 billions. No wonder, Tampa Bay is looking forward to grabbing its share of the thriving market. Every year, millions of Americans are traveling abroad for getting superior medical facilities within their budget and save money. The medical tourists also want to spend a nice vacation in exotic locales of Asia and Brazil. Tampa Bay is also popular…

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Mar
6

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Cyprus finds its advantage in Israel’s medical tourism industry

Israel’s medical tourism industry

For long Cyprus has been considered as a premier tourist destination. The island is also very popular among retirees who come from all around the world to settle down on its shores. Cyprus also enjoys a strategic location between three major continents that makes it a business hotspot for several firms. Combined with favourable local conditions and all these factors put together, the island has slowly but steadily started carving a niche for itself in the healthcare industry. Medical Tourism and Cyprus The medical tourism industry has been seeing a positive surge in Cyprus owing to many beneficial factors. These…

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Mar
3

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Americans gear up to take advantage of Cuba’s fledgling Medical Tourism sector

Cuba’s fledgling Medical Tourism sector

Every year, thousands of Americans travel overseas, seeking medical treatments in foreign destinations in the hopes of reducing healthcare costs or availing treatments that are not available back home. Some of the more popular medical tourism destinations opted for by these individuals include Canada, UK, Costa Rica, Singapore and Israel. However, with the US and Cuba renewing and restoring their diplomatic relations, the latter is becoming another alternative for Americans who prefer high quality medical care at affordable costs. Relaxation in Medical Travel Restrictions The Obama Administration recently relaxed a number of restrictions related to travel to Cuba. This created…

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Feb
26

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Cuba formulates new plans to boost its medical tourism industry

Cuba formulates new plans

For long, Cuba has been considered as a promising medical tourism destination owing to its affordable and high quality medical procedures. In what can be considered as a major boost to the country’s medical tourism industry, several medical tourism companies in Cuba have been chosen to take part in a series of training programs that would help them become medical tourism providers. Arranged by the German Cooperation Agency jointly with the International Promotion of Costa Rica Medicine, the program would invest over $130,000 in coaching over 110 medical tourism companies spread across Costa Rica, Guatemala and El Salvador. Costa Rica…

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