South Korea Logs First Surplus in Health Tourism Account

Fallback Image — South Korea posted the first surplus in its medical travel account in 2011 thanks to increased spending by overseas travelers seeking healthcare and medical services in the country, the central bank said Tuesday. According to the Bank of Korea (BOK), South Korea's income from medical tourism stood at

Bogota to Construct Massive Medical Tourism Center

Fallback Image —Bogota will construct a medical tourism center at a cost of $19 million, reported economic paper Portfolio Monday. The construction of the Bosque Beauty Garden Hotel & Medical Center in Bogota aims to boost the country's health and beauty tourism, the builder told Portfolio. Cosmetic surgery will be a major part of

Health Travel Technologies Signs Patient Referral and Management Licensing Partnership with Orbicare Latin American Health Care Network

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PRWEB — Few would argue that the US healthcare system is sick, and physician-founded Orbicare of Miami is betting that Silicon Valley's Health Travel Technologies (HTT) has the cure with its global patient referral application. The partnership between Orbicare and Health Travel Technologies connects US patients with international doctors like never before,

MyHealthGuide Examines “Medical Travel: International, Domestic and AMA Policy”

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Editor's Note: MyHealthGuide is an online newsletter for the self-funded community that "promotes and advances healthcare management, financing and compliance for the self-funded community." To subscribe to MyHealthGuide at no cost, visit Medical tourism provides Americans international access to medical procedures at a fraction of the cost when