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The healing crescent, medical tourism in and out of the Arabian countries

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The Middle East has always remained a lucrative market for health or medical tourism and tourists alike. The combination of medicine and tourism worked out in the Middle East and the region has been a destination for the health conscious. Tourists from all across the world flock to places like Dubai to seek world-class medical care or for complete medical treatment at affordable costs for people like Americans and Europeans. The average tourist would spend something around $150 each day travelling abroad in places like Asia and the Middle East, while the average medical tourist would spend around $350. This…

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May
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Controlled healthcare costs and quality medical care with domestic medical travel

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Of late, more and more employers are opting for domestic medical travel programs for their employees, encouraging the latter to visit so called Centers of Excellence (COEs) for specific surgical procedures like those related to cardiac and orthopedic care. These COEs range from small surgical centers to high-end hospitals and offer employers these treatments for less than 50% of what the same would cost with traditional insurance plans. This interest in domestic medical travel is fuelled by increasing health premium costs, reduced transparency and greater awareness of how medical costs and quality can vary from one hospital to another (and…

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Apr
25

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Vague prices of medical tourism

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Medical tourism provides an opportunity to those who want to get a high medical care overseas at affordable prices. Many analysts, hospitals, promoters of trade show and academics have put number of predictions on worldwide gross medical tourism revenue forward. Medical tourism is a wider term and it is as old as tourism itself. It allows people, especially patients to travel overseas in order to get desired or required medical treatment done at highly affordable prices. This includes treatments and surgeries, such as cardiac surgery, dental surgery, organs transplants, joint replacements and several beauty or cosmetic surgeries. However, medical tourism…

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Mar
27

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Best medical care destinations in Europe

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Europe is a union of one of the most educated countries in the whole world. Almost all of the countries had their share of problems in the two world wars we faced and post war period was a vital time for all these countries to get together and help each other in overcoming all the hurdles. Almost all the countries have developed in the field of medical care and certain countries specialize in offering specific medical treatments. Belgium Belgium is rated by Expatica.com to be having one of the best medical care facilities in the whole of Europe. Belgium is…

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