News In Review: Volume 9, Issue 21

5 Medical Conditions That Cost More Than $15K Per Hospital Stay – Heart valve disorders lead the list of the most expensive medical conditions with the highest average cost per inpatient stay, according to an analysis by Business Insider.

CDC: No Change in Percentage of Uninsured in U.S. From ’16 to ’17 – The percentage of uninsured U.S. persons of all ages did not change significantly from 2016 to the first nine months of 2017, according to a report published online Feb. 22 by the National Center for Health Statistics.

Global Costs of Diabetes Will Continue Rising Through 2030 – The global costs of diabetes are high and will increase substantially by 2030, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in Diabetes Care.

The Australians Discovering the United States’ Hospitals are a Wealth Hazard With more Australians traveling and working in the United states some visitors are leaning the hard way that America’s health system can be a wealth hazard.

East Kazakhstan Offers Investment-ready Opportunities, Promotes Health Tourism – The East Kazakhstan region is seeking investors to develop travel projects and become a top medical tourism destination. The Astana Times interviewed the region’s tourism and external relations department head Zhasulan Sarsebayev March 5 to learn about the promising investment areas and changes in the tourism sector

Medical Tourism Market set to touch US $160.8 Billion By 2025 – Transparency Market Research – According to a recent market research report by Transparency Market Research, the key players are investing in expanding their product portfolio based on latest technologies. In 2016, the global Request to View Sample of Report – Reduced Waiting Time for Treatment A Key Benefit of Medical Tourism

Thailand Medical Tourism Market World-Class Medical Facilities, Impressive Rate, Business Opportunities and Forecasts by 2022 – Among the top source of Thailand Medical Tourism Market, Japan topped the list being followed by Asia. Middle East is standing at the third spot in terms of medical tourist arrivals in Thailand. United States and South Asia and Britain stands at fourth, fifth and sixth position respectively in terms of medical tourist arrivals to Thailand. Thailand is witnessing an increase in medical tourist arrivals from various countries like Australia, Taiwan and China, South Korea, France and Germany among others.

Why Does America Spend More on Health Care? – It’s well-known that the United States spends a lot more for its health care than other industrialized nations do. But a new study claims that some of the purported explanations for why America’s health care bill is so huge simply do not wash.

Seven Hospitals Form Alliance to Attract Medical Tourists Seven medical institutions in Taiwan have formed an alliance in a bid to seek business opportunities by promoting Taiwan’s medical services in the global market, the government-sponsored trade promotion group Taiwan External Trade Council (TAITRA) said Monday.

FG Committed to Ending Medical Tourism – The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Ehanire Osagie, says the Federal Government is committed to improved standard of health facilities in the country to discourage patients from medical tourism.

U.K., Land of ‘Brexit,’ Quietly Outsources Some Surgeries to France – Serge Orlov, a 62-year-old Briton, likes to rail against what he calls the tyranny of the European Union. Like most supporters of his country’s withdrawal from the bloc, he wants Britain to strike out on its own, a fully sovereign state unshackled from Europe’s pettifogging rules and the Continent’s overweening state.

Global Skin Graft Market 2018; Technological Developments Coupled with Medical Tourism is expected to drive a Momentous Growth at a 13.5% of CAGR by 2023! – published a Half-Cooked research report on “Global Skin Graft Market Research Report – Forecast to 2023” reports to its database. – Market Analysis, Scope, Stake, Progress, Trends and Forecast to 2023.

UITH Declares Vision To Become Center for Medical Tourism – The Board of Management, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has expressed optimism that it want Nigeria to be a center for medical tourism destination.

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