April 23, 2017

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The number of hair transplant sessions increased by 73 percent during 2013-2015 in Athens-based Advanced Hair Clinics, a privately held center specializing in hair restoration. This increase occurred despite capital controls, a drop in hair transplant procedures by 14 percent in Europe during 2012-2014 and a dramatic 50 percent unemployment rate amongst young people. What […]

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2014 Report to Chart Expansion of Medical Tourism Segment Ameinfo.com — Dubai’s plans to introduce new regulations governing healthcare and roll out a compulsory insurance scheme are expected to boost investment across the sector by producing significant partnership opportunities, the d irector g eneral of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) Essa Al Haj Al Maidoor […]

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VA May Pick Up More Medical Travel Costs Military.com — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) may soon reimburse veterans for the travel expenses for receiving care at a VA medical center outside their region as an alternative to paying for local but more expensive private providers. The Top Four Medical Travel Hotspots for Cosmetic […]

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Upscale Consumers Most Receptive to Medical TourismTravelmarketreport.com— Higher income, well-insured US consumers are more receptive to travelling overseas for health treatment and are less concerned about the risks involved than those who are uninsured and lower income. DHA’s Prescription to Boost Medical Tourism in Dubai: 3 New Hospitals, 40 Clinics Emirates247.com — Vital signs are […]

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Medical Tourism in 2013, Facts and Statistics Medicaltourismresourceguide.com — Currently, medical tourism is exploding worldwide, with a a number of countries now offering inexpensive healthcare. Currently the state of medical tourism is healthy, and poised to grow 30 percent annually.   NCIA to Explore Untapped Medical Tourism Market Bernama.com.my — The Northern Corridor Implementation Authority […]

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The Goodness Company Announces Sponsorship of Africa Medical Travel Congress Finance.boston.com — The Goodness Company: Global Healthcare and Medical Tourism Marketing Specialists, announced corporate sponsorship and participation in the 2013 Africa Medical Travel Congress, to be held August 28-30, 2013 in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire, Africa (Ivory Coast). Medical Tourism is Serious Business Compasscayman.com — The […]

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$200 Million Medical Travel Facility Proposed for Bahamas Caribbeannewsnow.com — Executives from the global healthcare venture American World Clinics (AWC) are in the Bahamas this week to discuss the establishment of the country’s biggest medical tourism facility — a $200 million-plus venture to create over 200 jobs post construction. Growth of the Medical Tourism Industry […]

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Medical Tourism and Beyond Dentistryiq.com — As “distasteful” as it sounds, medical tourism seems to have gained a foothold in the marketplace. Until recently, it was almost equivalent to “enlargement” and “beauty” therapy, mostly driven by elective treatments or for non-medical reasons. Survey Sees Robust Growth for Medical Tourism Travelmarketpost.com –The medical travel sector is […]

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CNN: Medical tourism: A Global Stampede for Affordable Care Cnn.com – As health costs skyrocket, Western travelers are getting comfortable with “foreign doctors” and much cheaper procedures. The America’s Differences in Healthcare SystemsMtmweb.biz – With the US healthcare system in flux, many Americans are looking beyond their borders for alternative solutions. Safety and affordability are […]

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Dubai Medical Tourism Initiative Bolstered GulfNews.com – The medical tourism initiative received a much-needed boost as government bodies, stakeholders, private healthcare representatives and global healthcare companies met under the same roof of Arab Health, which opened on January 28. According to healthcare officials, who spoke about the medical tourism initiative and its implementation, the sector […]

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