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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May
7

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Hospitals in Dubai all set for star ratings

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The ratings are aimed to encourage hospitals to work according to the regulations and also give a boost of the Medical Tourism Strategy plan in Dubai.  A senior health official confirmed, just like hotels, Dubai will also introduce five and four star ratings for their hospitals and this is mostly likely to happen before 2016. The aim of these ratings is to motivate hospitals to conform to regulations and provide a boost to the medical tourism strategy that has been the key focus of Dubai as it plans to attract 500,000 medical tourists to the UAE over the span of…

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Apr
24

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Jacksonville’s economy receives a boost through medical tourism

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Jacksonville is a great place to be in, as there is a lot to do from making a trip to the Disney World to visiting the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.  Not only is Jacksonville the destination for avid tourists but it equally doubles up as the best destination for specialised medical treatment.  Jacksonville is particularly known for its cancer treatment facilities at the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute and many patients are referred there. Of course, Jacksonville has a number of tourist attractions, such as the Gator Bowl, the golf courses and the zoo, which have given the economy…

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Apr
21

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Medical tourism, a boost to overall tourism industry

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Tourism packages have become the most popular means of International travel. Be it for sightseeing or attending events (Olympics/Music/etc.). They make the entire experience simple and tension free. The same is the case with Medical Tourism. The focus of the exercise is obviously to get the procedure successfully completed. There are other issues relating to recovery (post procedure treatment) and rest involved. This is where the tourism industry steps in and makes facilities outside the hospital available to the recovering patient. With the established fact that the financial factors weigh heavily in favor of the packages and with quality vouched…

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