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Medical Tourism

Medical tourism can be broadly defined as provision of 'cost effective' private medical care in collaboration with the tourism industry for patients needing surgical and other forms of specialized treatment. This process is being facilitated by the corporate sector involved in medical care as well as the tourism industry - both private and public. Medical tourism refers to traveling to other countries to obtain medical, dental, and surgical treatment. At the same time they could also tour, and fully experience the attractions of the countries they visit. Exorbitant costs of healthcare in industrialized nations, ease and affordability of international travel, favorable currency exchange rates in the global economy, rapidly improving technology and standards of care in many countries of the world, and most importantly proven safety of healthcare in select foreign nations have all led to the rise of medical tourism.


Medical Tourism

More and more people are traveling abroad as an affordable, enjoyable, and safe alternative to having treatment in their home countries. Medical tourists are generally residents of the industrialized nations of the world and primarily come from The United States, Canada, Great Britain, Western Europe, Australia, and The Middle East. But more and more, people from many other countries of the world are seeking out places where they can combine vacationing and obtaining their medical care at an affordable cost. Non resident Indians form a big group of medical tourists to India.


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Foreigners seeking Surgery in India are not only lured by the low costs of medical procedures in India, but also because they feel comfortable with such a vast English-speaking population, which diminishes the language barrier between the doctor and his patient.
DeepikaMT Sunday, February 26, 2012
please guide me how to promote medical tourism in India.
sunilpranjale Sunday, November 6, 2011
What is the career scope for a medical transcription in the field of medical tourism. How much it is offering and what are the pros and cons of medical tourism?
tarun9911 Sunday, September 18, 2011
I am a practicing Dental Surgeon at Goregoan W in Mumbai. Where do I approach to empanel as a Consultant to treat patients with all dental problems?

chiranjit Tuesday, June 22, 2010
physio_therapist Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Interest in Global Healthcare has been growing in the US, due to a number of incentives and new ideas that encourage the insured to travel abroad to seek treatment and surgery.
medicaltourist Wednesday, March 18, 2009
1.How to apply for Medical Tourism.
2.List of Colleges providing Medical Tourism In India.
3.Minimum Qualification to take Medical Tourism.

dixitsunil Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Dear Friend,
Medical tourism is a growing field in India. At this moment only ICRI [Institute for Clinical Research, India] is offering a management degree in MT (Under the banner of Health Care Management). It is a two year management degree with a specialisation in MT. The branches of ICRI are at Delhi, Bangalore,Bangalore, Hyderabad Mumbai and Ahmedabad.

guest Sunday, November 15, 2009
Being a doctor attached to leading hospital in Mumbai , where do I approach and how do I empanel as a consultant for treating patients with gynecological related problems coming from abroad.

Please give the contact details to approach

drraysudeshna Sunday, December 21, 2008
How do we promote medical tourmism??
guest Monday, July 30, 2007
This is an excellent question that I have seen many times, although this particular time it is 2 years old. Medical Tourism is a growing field, and as such new networks are constantly forming. There is one in particular that will market your facility for you, and has access to millions of patients. From what I can tell they don't charge the facility anything to be in their network. From my studies this is a great place to start.
rondavis87 Tuesday, December 29, 2009

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