April 23, 2017

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Four Technological Advancements That Could Change the Medical Tourism Landscape as We Know It

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The next wave of medical tourism growth will be assisted by superior technological systems and services. Author: Namrata Gada, Senior Manager, Business Research and Advisory, Aranca, a global research and advisory firm Medical tourism is not a recent phenomenon. From the time of the Sumerians (circa 4000 BC), who constructed the earliest known health complexes […]

Part Two: ‘Choosing the Good Hospital’

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Part Two: ‘Choosing the Good Hospital’ Helping medical tourists make informed decisions by Sharon Kleefield Part One was featured in January’s issue of MTT. The business case Medical tourism offers business opportunities for entrepreneurs and governments to increase revenues from tourism. For example, Thailand made an early entry into medical tourism when the government launched […]

Part One: ‘Choosing the Good Hospital’

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Helping medical tourists make informed decisions by Sharon Kleefield Introduction This chapter focuses on the number one issue of concern for medical tourism: quality, safety and potential harm for patients who travel abroad for treatment. While medical tourists seek shorter waiting times and lower costs abroad, we have limited knowledge about the factors that determine […]

10 Questions You Should Ask your Doctor when Considering Traveling Abroad

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Placidway.com-The world is a smaller place now, especially because some of the most expensive treatments in the USA, Canada, or Europe are now available at a fraction of the actual cost in specific countries across the world. As a result, more and more people are traveling to a foreign country to benefit from “low cost […]

China Deals with Increase in IVF Demand after One-Family One-Child Policy Was Removed

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  Placidway.com- Back in 1949, shortly after the People’s Republic of China was established, the government encouraged Chinese families to have children and create manpower. Therefore, China’s population doubled in the following years, but a problem arose: the country’s food supply was strained. Between 1959 and 1961, the Great Chinese Famine killed an estimated 15 […]

36th Annual National Educational Conference & Expo

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September 25-27, 2016 • JW Marriott Austin • Austin, TX SIIA’s National Educational Conference & Expo is the world’s largest event dedicated exclusively to the self-insurance/alternative risk transfer industry. Registrants will enjoy a cutting-edge educational program combined with unique networking opportunities, and a world-class tradeshow of industry product and service providers guaranteed to provide exceptional […]

Healthcare Goes Global and Gives Online Medical Tourism a Boost

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www.eyefortravel.com – Sally White finds that more people than ever are travelling abroad for their medical needs A highly fragmented market, online medical tourism is nonetheless developing strongly in the most unexpected parts of the world. While global figures are hard to find, venture fund group Accel Partners estimate that it could be worth $55 […]

36th Annual National Educational Conference & Expo

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September 25-27, 2016 • JW Marriott Austin • Austin, TX SIIA’s National Educational Conference & Expo is the world’s largest event dedicated exclusively to the self-insurance/alternative risk transfer industry. Registrants will enjoy a cutting-edge educational program combined with unique networking opportunities, and a world-class tradeshow of industry product and service providers guaranteed to provide exceptional […]

Novaseek Research and Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) Partner to Help Hospitals and Patients Contribute to Biomedical Research

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Novaseekresearch.com – Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) and Novaseek Research today announced a novel collaboration that will enable Massachusetts-based hospitals and patients to contribute broadly to the advancement of biomedical research. Through this collaboration, MHA member hospitals will leverage Novaseek’s state-of-the art platform to provide researchers in industry and academia with biospecimens and associated clinical data […]

Korea Passed New Law for Promotion of Medical Tourism

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Businesskorea.co-kr- The Act on Overseas Medical Expansion and Foreign Patient Attraction Support passed the plenary session of the National Assembly on Dec. 2. It is expected that the act will allow more than 160 domestic medical institutions to go abroad and at least 500,000 foreign patients to visit Korea by 2017. According to the act, […]

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