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11

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Dental Medical Tourism endeavor in Mexico

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Dental treatment is a new medical tourism venture in Mexico. This new venture is a result of the productive collaboration of Dentalia Dental Clinics and PlacidWay medical tourism company. They both strive to provide high quality dental treatments to the local and global patients at extremely competitive prices in various states of Mexico. PlacidWay is a leader in the global medical tourism industry, which provides global patients with the latest information and resources regarding international providers of healthcare, treatments, procedures and destinations.  PlacidWay has more than 250 international medical centers in around 30 countries worldwide. Dentalia is located in Mexico…

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Jun
7

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The quintessential medical tourist’s checklist

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Medical tourism is fast becoming popular due to cost factors and improper medical facilities in the patients’ own countries which forces them to travel abroad to seek proper medical care. The medical traveler should never leave home without going through these points which could save him a lot of money and at the same time make him understand the intricacies of medical tourism. Calculate or enquire about your total expenses for the package. If you are constructing a package for yourself which includes air fare, accommodation, travel and the actual medical expenses, then after you have a final figure, check…

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Jun
6

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Cuba: First rate in health care

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Economic conditions in Cuba may be not as good as compared to other nations, but in health care sector the country has made great development. Now it has reached at a stage to give competition to countries like America. Setting an example, Cuba has proved to other countries that anything is possible with determination and willpower. Cuba with limited resources has achieved success in controlling infectious and chronic diseases. Health authorities give all the credit of the country’s impressive health indicators to preventive measures. Economic conditions have made it difficult for Cuba to grow but in spite of all odds,…

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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
10

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Australians to save massive amounts owing to overseas treatment

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A private health insurer NIB had announced to offer discounts on surgical packages to Australian health tourists interested in getting a treatment in Asia. This means, the patients will save well on money if they opt for medical tourism. Increasing numbers of Australian patients flying to other countries for treatment is probably due to the huge difference of costs of treatments and long waiting lists in their nation. The patients have a clear chance to save on money if they go to some medical destinations where the treatments like dental, cosmetic, and other surgeries cost almost the half of what…

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Apr
24

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Risks involved with medical tourism

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While millions of patients move to developed countries each year to experience high quality treatment at low cost. The remarkable growth in the medical tourism sector, numerous facilities are still trying to attract potential medical tourists using unethical practices. The laws and healthcare authoritarian in developed countries are not strict as they are in developed nations. While the medical tourism is old as tourism itself as the for centuries, populations across the globe have been travelling for health care, such as taking several trips to spa town homes to mineral waters that were said to have some healing properties. People…

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Apr
23

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Nigeria looking to stem the outflow of medical tourists

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When thinking of an African country, it is hard to picture a destination for getting specialised medical treatment. The news report of any African country does not make for good reading or reactions. A study revealed that an average of 5000 patients went outside the country to get their ailments treated at the more reputable and established centres around the world, but mainly the US, Europe and India. This trend was only among the top echelons who could afford the expense. The average citizen could not and; therefore, have to resort to the best available. The Nigerian Government took up…

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Apr
11

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How medical tourism makes healthcare beneficial yet affordable

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With the growing demand for cost effective treatments, medical tourism is on the boom. Thanks to the affordable packages and offers that the developing world offers, people have no issues in combining a vacation and surgery! The developing advantage:  With travel for health, come various benefits that the developing nations such as Thailand, India and Malaysia promise. Patients feel comfortable and happy in deciding upon these developing nations as the new block for the treatment of an assortment of ailing. Hence, it won’t be wrong to suggest that we are witnessing the rise of the new travel for health age….

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Apr
8

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Medical tourism: Developed v/s developing world

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The Developed Mentality Medical tourism is the latest trend, which is affecting the entire world, be it the developed countries or the developing countries. There was a time when people felt that it was better to go to a developed country for a complicated or sophisticated surgery. People used to spend huge amounts of their fortunes in order to go to a developed country like the US or UK or Australia for expert treatment. The reason for this was that people were of the opinion that in the developed countries they would receive the best treatment since these countries had…

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Apr
4

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The most common problems faced by medical tourists

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Medical Tourism has grown to such great heights globally, that almost every year countries with the most advanced medical facilities and access to medication make it a mandatory drill every year to promote tourism in their land. The possibilities of medical tourism include extending a cordial existence between countries and generating huge revenue raked in from all the tourism activities every year. When it comes to being a medical tourist, many factors require serious thinking and decision makings need to be really prompt and perfect. There are always many facts to consider when setting off for a medical retreat, especially…

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