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Guidelines for developing a good medical tourism business plan

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At the present date, medical tourism is a flourishing and developing industry. High cost of medical facilities and their unavailability are forcing the developed country citizens to travel to overseas destinations for getting proper treatments. The patients of developed countries usually seek help from medical tourism facilitating companies. The jobs of the medical tourism facilitators include making arrangements for the medical trips of patients and looking after all their needs. They analyze the health conditions of their clients and make suggestions regarding the best medical treatment destinations and surgeons. From the passport and visa to postoperative care and sightseeing, professional…

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Jun
17

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Real estate investments follow the tide of medical tourism

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It is evident that medical tourism is here to stay and if it does stay, it is bound to flourish in a big way all across the world. Real estate companies and trusts in the U.S. have begun looking offshores for greener pastures and the effect on the American medical industry is significant. Companies and trusts which had always invested in medical institutions in the U.S. can see the dwindling medical industry back home due to healthcare policies and the concentration on public healthcare schemes. Such REITs, as they are called, are looking to invest in countries like Canada, Germany…

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Jun
9

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Visa-free travel to strengthen medical tourism bond between Russia and South Korea

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The ever-rising competition in the medical tourism industry can be seen in the form of various countries changing their policies and regulations, which is a part of business strategies. The countries keep trying out new policies, which enlarge their medical tourism prospects. Here we are talking about two countries – South Korea and Russia – from the medical tourism point of view. South Korea has recently tried to improve its political relationship with Russia, as good political relationship means good medical tourism prospects between the two nations. The motive behind this gesture of South Korea is to amass more medical…

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May
27

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Africa is fast becoming a hotspot for medical tourists

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Medical facilities are necessary for every living individual. If you cannot get it in your own country then naturally you will have to travel to another country for receiving proper medical care and treatments. The evolution of medical tourism from a mere trend to a fully-grown worldwide industry has been possible due to the huge difference in the prices and quality of medical facilities in different countries. The high costs of medical facilities in the developed countries have forced the patients to travel to countries like South Africa. In the recent years, Africa has made immense advancement in the medical…

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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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Central Europe – The new destination for medical tourism

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Medical tourism is growing in popularity everyday and more so in countries like USA where around forty million people do not have medical insurance and about one hundred and twenty million do not have any dental insurance. As per reports in 2012, almost 1.5 million US people went abroad to other countries to meet their healthcare needs. Additionally, the US citizens spent about thirty five billion dollars on medical treatments abroad and majority of these procedures were conducted in Asian as well as Latin American countries. Medical Tourism Destination Some of the most favored destinations for medical tourism have been…

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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
19

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Reasons for the growth of medical tourism in Vail Valley

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Medical tourism is not just traveling for the sake of getting inexpensive medical treatments but also a chance to rejuvenate your mind and senses. The backdrop of the picturesque Rocky Mountain in Vail Valley offers respite from the tensions and worries of urban life. It seems to be the perfect place for recovering and healing from difficult health disorders. Every year more people are choosing to travel to Eagle County, Colorado for medical treatments and surgeries. Some medical tourists are choosing this lovely valley for recovering from their post surgical trauma. Do not doubt the quality of medical facilities offered…

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May
18

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What makes medical tourism flourish

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It has been many decades since when people from different countries used to travel to say United States of America to seek some medical advice or to get a treatment. However, a trend named as medical tourism has emerged in the recent past, which implies traveling of the natives of highly developed nations to lesser-developed ones in order to seek medical treatments. This sounds weird but this actually happens. With the passing time, medical tourism is gaining extreme popularity. This trend is widely seen in the developing and industrialized nations of the world. Medical tourism has plethora of opportunities as…

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Apr
29

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Scope of medical tourism in Israel

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Israel is not the first place one thinks of when thinking of visiting, unless there is a specific reason. The tension in the area is a big reason. There is another side to it – its location, easily accessible for all the Middle Eastern countries and simplified visa regulations make it easy to consider for medical tourism, apart from the sightseeing holidays. The reality The treatments available there are equal to the best in the word, since most of the specialists get their training in the advanced countries, and the equipment too is state of the art. The universal rule…

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