May
26

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Do it yourself medical tourism, the potential risks involved

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Many individuals opting for medical tourism tend to make minor mistakes here and there that could potentially spoil their entire trip. These individuals usually opt for Do It Yourself medical tourism and end up planning everything themselves without consulting anyone. This could create plenty of hassles for them down the lane, starting with a bad healthcare facility and moving onto amateur, inexperienced medical staff and stay in a substandard hotel in a not so pleasant area of town. The troubles can increase manifold if the patient is not thoroughly aware of the country he/she would be visiting for treatment. We…

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Apr
29

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Knowing the hidden costs of medical tourism

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A lot of us stick to the prices that are attached to products and services without really knowing that there are various peripheral taxes and charges that will add on at the end.  Medical tourism is a complex industry wherein many components come into play, which gives it a lot of potential to carry hidden costs that can make your experience rather terrible.  Here are the possible factors that can lead to hidden costs or have implied hidden costs that the foreign patient must take care of: Complications that arise unexpectedly: We normally do not give this factor a serious…

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Apr
24

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Risks involved with medical tourism

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While millions of patients move to developed countries each year to experience high quality treatment at low cost. The remarkable growth in the medical tourism sector, numerous facilities are still trying to attract potential medical tourists using unethical practices. The laws and healthcare authoritarian in developed countries are not strict as they are in developed nations. While the medical tourism is old as tourism itself as the for centuries, populations across the globe have been travelling for health care, such as taking several trips to spa town homes to mineral waters that were said to have some healing properties. People…

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