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21

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Poland fast becoming Europe’s favored destination for medical tourism

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Poland is one of those nations, who know the importance of quality medical facilities in the development of a country. Earlier, Poland was known for expensive medical treatments like dental work, plastic surgeries, and hip replacements. These treatments usually cost 30 to 60% high than other countries. Now, the Polish government is promoting medical tourism in their country. The main motive of the government is to attract medical tourists from across the world, especially people from Germany, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, and the UK. They offer flights, lodging, and tourism facilities at highly affordable prices. According to them, this will help…

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Jun
21

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Medical tourism is a ray of hope for those denied treatment

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In a recent incident, a Nigerian man was denied treatment for his cardiovascular and kidney disorder in United Kingdom. Advancements in medicine is supposed to be at its apex in the UK, and the doctors supposedly the best in the world. After the doctors refused to take up his case, he turned to other countries that were offering him a welcome change from the closed doors of English hospitals. He had no other alternative but to turn to modern medicine and medical tourism for answers. It is true that when you receive no hope or encouragement from anyone you leave…

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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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Apr
27

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Rare perils of medical tourism

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Medical tourism is a phenomenon where people cross international border seeking medical help as cost being the main factor. However, at the same time medical tourism also carries some risks along with it that the locally provided medical therapy does not carry. These risks are considered as the disadvantages or the perils of medical tourism, which a medical tourist should consider before crossing the border. Legal issues Medical tourist might have to face unfamiliar legal issues. The main reason for the lower health care cost overseas is due to the limited nature of litigation. Some people consider medical tourism provided…

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Apr
15

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How to choose the right company for medical tourism

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Medical tourism calls elaborate arrangements. Medical tourism companies help in dealing with the hospital bookings. Besides this, many factors such as postoperative stay, travel bookings and communication between the patient and the medical care unit are also the responsibility of the company dealing in medical tourism. The advantages of hiring medical tourism agents are: Expertise in the area: While it may be difficult for you to know the right people and choose the might hospitals, it is easier for the medical tourism companies to provide you with a wide array of options. Complete package: the companies not only hitch you…

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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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Mar
26

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Costa Rica as growing medical tourism destination

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Why Costa Rica A short flight from Miami, Florida Costa Rica can be reached within 2½ hours. It has a mild and comfortable climate which is an advantage considering that most of the medical tourists who decide to visit are from colder countries and they enjoy the tropical climate, as well as a comparatively high standard by Central American standards. Add to this the cost factor, which weighs heavily in favour of getting procedures done there and effect a saving of nearly 60%. The Country boasts of two distinct seasons an Eternal Spring in San Jose (Central Valley) having a…

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