March 24, 2017

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Medicare to Drive Australian Healthcare Industry Value to US$42.5 Billion by 2020, says GlobalData

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Australia’s pharmaceutical sector to grow from US$22.7 billion in 2013 to US$32.1 billion by 2020 However, generic substitution by pharmacists has had a negative impact on pharmaceutical market growth, says report Australia’s healthcare market is set to grow to an impressive US$42.5 billion by 2020, driven by universal healthcare coverage provided by Medicare and good […]

India Medical Tourism & Forecast

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Indian Medical tourism has emerged as the fastest mounting segment of tourism industry. Bangladesh is the leading source country. Maldives is the second leading market for India medical tourism, but its share is continuously declining, and it is anticipated that Afghanistan will replace Maldives to capture the second spot in the Indian medical tourism market. […]

Tour Choice Launches Medical Tourism Packages In Phuket, Thailand

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Tour Choice offers the best tour packages in South East Asia, and is now offering an all-inclusive medical tourism package to Thailand’s leading hospital facility. Healthcare in the U.S. has reached a watershed which has finally made it more affordable to everyday citizens, but operations and procedures nevertheless still run into the tens of thousands […]

“Wellness Travel: Shaping America’s Health & Economy” Report Released by Wellness Tourism Worldwide

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Wellness Tourism Worldwide www.wellnesstourismworldwide.com (WTW), a leading wellness tourism research, education and consulting business, is pleased to announce the release of “Wellness Travel: Shaping America’s Health & Economy.” Quoted below in italics is an excerpt from “Wellness Travel: Shaping America’s Health & Economy” outlining who should be involved and why:* Medical professionals and wellness practitioners […]

Is Costa Rica an Affordable Option for Expats and Medical Tourists with Alzheimer’s Disease?

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by Fabiola Pomareda Ticotimes.net- High care costs in the United States for patients with Alzheimer’s disease are prompting many families to look to other countries, including Costa Rica, as an alternative treatment option. According to the nonprofit health group Alzheimer’s Association, more than five million Alzheimer’s patients live in the United States, and someone is […]

PlacidWay Upgrades PlacidWay.com Helping Consumers Choose Medical Options Abroad

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Inspired by the 2014 Medical Tourism Global Consumer Demand Survey Analysis, PlacidWay, a medical tourism company, has recently upgraded its website, www.placidway.com offering intuitive and quick access to hundreds of medical facilities, packages, prices, medical destinations and all the information needed by medical travelers. PlacidWay, a U.S.-based medical tourism company, now offers its customers a […]

New Affordable Healthcare Program

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History of Black Seed: Few people in the United States have heard of this fascinating history of a seed used by a large portion of the world’s population. References to this seed can be found in some of the oldest religious and medical texts. It is called Black seed and is believed to be indigenous […]

Healthwise and the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation to Merge

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Healthwise is the nonprofit with the world’s greatest reach in patient engagement. The Informed Medical Decisions Foundation is the nonprofit with the world’s greatest depth of knowledge about shared decision making. These two nonprofits announce our pending merger. It is a merger made in heaven for patients, providers, and payers alike. More patients will get […]

Laura Carabello Moderates IHC Medical Travel Panel Discussion

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Institute of HealthCare Consumerism’s (IHC) 5th Annual IHC FORUM & Expo Conference, Thursday, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., May 8, 2014, Atlanta, GA Laura Carabello, founder and principal, CPR, and publisher of Medical Travel Today and U.S. Domestic Medical Travel™, will moderate a panel discussion on medical travel – “ALL ABOARD! U.S. Centers of Excellence […]

Asian Medical Tourism Market Forecast to 2015 – A Thorough Analysis of Industry Trends

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Medical tourism, also called health tourism or medical travel, is a rapidly growing industry catering to patients who travel across national borders to receive medical treatments. In Asia, medical tourism has emerged as one of the fastest growing segments. Low cost and waiting time of medical treatments as compared to Western countries, coupled with quality […]

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