Jun
23

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Medical Tourism Industry affected by political instability in Thailand

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Thailand is on its way to become the second largest economy of Southeast Asia. With its immaculate beaches that are paradise for scuba divers, Buddhist temples, thick forests, luxury hotels, and more, accounts for approximately 10 percent of the Thailand’s gross domestic product annually. However, if we talk about medical tourism prospects in Thailand, it is full of ultimate health tourism facilities and people worldwide simply love traveling to Thailand in order to seek healthcare facilities. But if some mishappening like a protest, violence or a coup takes place in a country, it certainly hampers its medical tourism. After the…

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Jun
13

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Australia: The rising destination for medical tourism industry

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Although the world wasn’t looking at Australia at all as far as the medical tourism industry was concerned, after nib’s initiative to promote medical tourism in Australia, the medical industry is also looking up to the opportunity. Nib options are a novel idea in which they will provide some customized choices to travelers at a fee. They can avail those medical facilities that come as a package and are available in Australia and overseas as well. Based in Australia and New Zealand, the company is offering its services to anyone visiting these countries. This is a first in the line…

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May
29

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Hainan Island, China, to develop medical tourism industry

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Medical tourism has turned into a growing and booming industry. Millions of people travel each year for getting medical treatments in foreign countries. The need of medical care will never cease and that is why the progress of the medical tourism industry will continue for many years to come. A lot of developing nations are trying to get a share of this thriving industry for improving their economical condition. Hainan Island of China is one such place, which is trying to become one of the top medical tourism destinations of Asia. They are now busily turning a part of the…

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May
26

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Why many patients are treating medical tourism as a substitute to Obamacare

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The Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, has recently come into the effect. Millions of American citizens have started converting their existing insurance policies and comparing the prices of insurance policies online. So many people have been using the website of Affordable Care that in places like Maryland and Pennsylvania the servers got jammed. Despite of several benefits offered by Obamacare, not all the American citizens are satisfied with it. They are not ready to pay huge sums as insurance premiums. These citizens are more interested in medical tourism as an alternative to Obamacare. Medical tourism has been a…

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May
25

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Can Florida become the next best medical tourism destination

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Medical tourism is one of the most profitable industries at present. Many developing countries are making money from this industry. Florida’s government has decided that they too can transform their state into one of the most prominent medical tourism destinations. Florida is best known as a beautiful destination for the sun and sand lovers. It is also a great home for many. Apparently, it has enough potential for becoming the next best medical tourism destination but the governing body may have to cross some hurdles before Florida can make its name in the international market. Proposals of making a steep…

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May
20

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Nigeria’s mission to reduce outbound medical tourist flow

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Nowadays it has become very common for one to hear the words ‘Yin’ and ‘Yan’ of the Chinese philosophy being used everywhere. These words are increasingly being used to denote any two things that are directly opposite to each other. Phrases like ‘work life balance is like the yin and yang of life’ have become commonplace and are used to associate these terms with the pros and cons of everything, including the medical tourism industry. Of late, the medical tourism industry is going through a yin-yang phase, especially in countries like the UAE Australia, which are seeing a steady increase…

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May
17

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Latin America dominates the medical tourism industry

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Exorbitant rates governing healthcare facilities in one country, gives impetus to healthcare organizations in other countries where the rates are affordable. This entire phenomenon of a person travelling from his country to some other country in order to seek an affordable medical treatment is medical tourism. The countries that patients fly to for treatments are the medical tourism destinations. These are the destinations where one can expect premium healthcare services at affordable rates. It is a clear point that patients travel to foreign countries to seek a less expensive treatment. If we talk about Latin America, it is a prime…

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May
9

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Health fund NIB assures cheap plastic surgery overseas

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Many overseas patients who visit Thailand for breast surgery, which is cheaper and is a good experience; however, with the introduction of new measure by NIB finance- the relatively cheaper plastic surgery industry would receive more protection. Health fund NIB targets to remove the anxiety in patients regarding doctors and the probability of unsafe hospitals, as they will now vet the foreign surgeons as well as the hospitals that they work in.  The patients who opt for nibOptions package would receive one-year guarantee after care and if they undergo any complication, then that can be assessed and treated without any…

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Apr
27

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Growing medical tourism posing a threat to the US

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What is medical tourism? Medical tourism is also called as health tourism. Medical Tourism is where people travel from one country to another country to obtain medical treatment. Reports say that medical tourism has become a national industry in many countries. In this article, we will go through the reasons behind the popularity of medical tourism and its effects on the US. Some years back people from the Third World Countries travelled to developed countries like the UK, USA and other European countries for treatment. The travel was due the lack of medical facilities and lack of medical doctors in…

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Mar
31

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How medical transcription influences the medical tourism industry

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Medical tourism industry is increasing at a very fast pace due to the increasing price rise in the medical field in the developed countries. This phenomenon increased the option of people seeking for the excellent treatment at a comparatively low price. There are different aspects, which trigger the rise in inflow of patients in the developing countries. Among the other features, Medical Transcription is one of the important aspect which plays an important role in the in the field of medicine. Medical transcription: The term “Medical Transcription” means outsourcing of medical data in the audio form and thereafter the audio…

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