Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 7

PRESS RELEASE: Medical Tourism Market is Anticipated to Attain US $160.8 Billion by 2025, Says TMR

ALBANY, New York, January 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — According to Transparency Market Research, the global medical tourism market is anticipated to attain US$160.8 bn by the end of 2025. In 2016, the market valuation was US$46.46 bn. To reach this amount, the market is projected to exhibit staggering growth of 14.9% during the forecast tenure between 2017 and 2025.

With respect to medical treatment, the orthopedics segment dominated revenue share in this market in 2016. This growth is attributed to the rising incidence of accidents and sports injuries. In addition, the cardiology segment is also expected to rise during the forecast tenure. Availability of low cost treatment in Asia Pacifly in India and Singapore has attracted large number of people for cardiac surgery. On regional front, Asia Pacific is projected to lead the market owing to the large number of patients traveling within the region to get advanced and better medical facilities.G

Developing Economies Offering Low Cost Treatment Has Fueled Demand in Medical Tourism Market 

Rapid growth in geriatric population and increasing disposable income among the middle class has fueled demand in the global medical tourism market. Large hospital networks under insurance coverage that have cashless transactions are projected to present various opportunities for market expansion. Moreover, high cost of medical treatment in developed regions has forced patients to travel to other regions.

Adding further, various regions do not have skilled medical professionals that compel patients to travel to other nations especially to countries in Asia Pacific and Latin America. Seeing this opportunity, these regions are making conscious efforts in providing skilled professionals and modern facilities at a cheaper cost.  Countries such as India, Singapore, Costa Rica, Japan, and Mexico have attracted large number of patients and befitted the medical tourism market significantly.

Language Barriers to Refrain People to Consider about Medical Tourism    

Despite, the growing demand for medical tourism there are few restraining factors that might hinder the growth of this market. Language barriers while visiting new places for treatment, difficulties associated with travel, and documentations are some of the key challenges faced by people while traveling for medical treatment. Issues with VISA approval is another factor faced by people. These above-mentioned factors might restrict the market to grow at its full potential. However, in countries where advanced medical facilities are cost-effective can help in mitigating these restraints.

The global medical tourism market is likely to witness high growth in the coming years as the key players are offering better and advanced treatment. These players are using advanced and sophisticated medical equipment and offer better services for patients. They are also making efforts by offering wide range of treatments for various disorders. Global medical tourism has also grown largely in the past few years and have gained huge amount of investments. Some of the prominent players operating the global medical tourism market are Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Asklepios Kliniken GmbH, KPJ Healthcare Berhad, Bumrungrad International Hospital, and Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited.

The information presented in this review is based on a TMR report, titled “Medical Tourism Market (Medical Treatment – Cosmetology, Dentistry, Cardiology, Orthopedic surgery, Neurology, and Oncology) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017-2025.”M

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Zagreb Health Tourism Promotion Initiative Launched

By Vedran Pavlic – “Zagreb – The Centre of Medical Excellence” – This is the new motto of the Zagreb Tourist Board, which has decided to more seriously dedicate its efforts towards the development of Zagreb health tourism capabilities, reports Večernji List on February 7, 2019.

Last year, it commissioned the Medical Tourism Association from the United States to draft a feasibility study for the development of health tourism in Zagreb and its surroundings. In recent days, the study was officially presented at the Health Spot Croatia conference, which was organised jointly with the Croatian National Tourist Board.

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