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21

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Impact of the US healthcare reforms on medical destination image

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Health has become a major priority for individuals over the course of the past few years, owing to which several countries around the world have taken measures to provide affordable healthcare costs for their respective citizens. These countries come up with different health care plans to make sure every one of their citizens can get access to healthcare in the best way possible. The US is no different from these countries and has its own healthcare reform law. Obamacare The reformed healthcare law in the United States has ensured to provide insurance to nearly 30 million people by 2014. Although…

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May
8

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Clinics in Dominican Republic goes hi tech to boost its US medical tourism

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The Metropolitan Hospital of Santiago (HOMS) inaugurated the first robotic surgery institute in the Caribbean. The institute is named after Dr. Davis Samadi, who was the trailblazer in robotic prostate surgery and was also a member of the Fox News Medical A Team. Dr. Samadi regarded the robotic arm achievement as a blessing that would change the lives of large number people as being the part of the first robotic institute in the Caribbean. The institute is going to offer treatment facilities for prostate, kidney, gynecologic and surgical cases. With the techniques developed by doctor Samadi who was the first…

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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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Apr
17

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India vs. US pharmaceutical companies

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India is known to be one of the best, although still in its developing stages, medical tourism destination in the world and has proved its effectiveness in providing the best healthcare services and medical retreat facilities of international standards, at very affordable prices to medical tourists all over the world. There has always been an increased flow of medical tourists every year and people have always enjoyed the freshness and innovative experience, both in the Indian culture as well as the technical advancements. Recent Issues However quite recently, there was an issue between the Indian government and the US based…

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Apr
4

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The image of the US as medical destination after healthcare reforms

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In the present world, in the list of man’s priorities, after finance comes health. Health is a very important aspect but in the earlier stages of life, we do not give it much importance but as we gradually grow old, it becomes out to most priority. Every country has their own health care program and the US is not to different from the other countries. Obama Care: The US healthcare system, which commonly is known as Obama care, promises to ensure nearly 30 million people are insured by the year 2014. Due to high rising costs and due to complexities…

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