'I'm Having My Operation Overseas''I'm Having My Operation Overseas'
Medical tourism is expected to increase. What should you tell your patients about going overseas for surgery? CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Nurses Headlines)
Source: Medscape Nurses Headlines - June 19, 2014 Category: Nursing Tags: Public Health & Prevention Commentary Source Type: news

Indian doctors come home to medical tourism hub
In Chennai, known as India's healthcare capital, medical workers describe a "reverse brain drain" as homegrown doctors return from the US and Europe. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - June 12, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malaysia Medical Tourism Market Analysis & Forecast to 2018 in New...
RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Malaysia Medical Tourism Analysis & Forecast” to its store. Place a direct purchase order of this report at...(PRWeb May 27, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/malaysia-medical-tourism/analysis-forecast-market/prweb11886129.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 28, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nigeria: Orji Has Made Medical Tourism Attractive in Abia Says Okechukwu Ogar
[This Day]What were the challenges on your assumption of office? I was first appointed Commissioner for Health September 2010 prior to my position as Consultant Cardiologist at the University College Hospital (UCH). I had left the shores of Abia 17 years earlier on this journey and it was good coming home to serve. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 12, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Singapore Medical Tourism Market Analysis and 2018 Forecasts in New...
RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest report on “Singapore Medical Tourism Analysis and Forecast” to its store. Purchase a copy of this report at...(PRWeb April 09, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/singapore-medical-tourism/analysis-and-forecast/prweb11748957.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 10, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical Tourism Continues to Flourish as U.S. Patients Seek Lower Cost Healthcare in Overseas Countries
Pathology groups and medical laboratories here in the United States still have few opportunities to provide reference or esoteric diagnostic services to healthcare providers in other countries Despite the lack of publicity, medical tourism continues to enjoy vigorous growth as an increasing number of Americans prove willing to cross international borders to obtain healthcare that […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - February 7, 2014 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: jude Tags: Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Sales and Marketing clinical laboratory David Ellis high-deductible health plans medical laboratory Medical Tourism Patients Bey Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigerians Detained in India Hospitals Over Unpaid Bills - Health Minister
[Leadership]Piqued by the loss in capital flight among political office holders seeking medical treatment in foreign countries, President Goodluck Jonathan has approved more stringent measures before such approval for medical tourism among public officials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Debunking the 'myths' of global medical tourism
A team of British researchers is warning governments and health care organizations around the world not to fall for the myths and hype surrounding medical tourism. With the promise of a lucrative market and huge global market opportunities, the appeal of medical tourism is hard to miss. But researchers from London, York, Sheffield and Birmingham, UK, challenge the view that there is an ever-growing number of people prepared to travel across national borders to receive medical treatment... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers warn medical tourism 'myths' unfounded
YORK, England, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- British researchers say the myths of medical tourism -- that it is an increasing global market and governments can boost the numbers -- is not backed by data. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers warn of the 'myths' of global medical tourism
(University of York) A team of British researchers, led by the University of York, is warning governments and healthcare decision makers across the globe to be wary of the myths and hype surrounding medical tourism. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 4, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Rise of medical tourism shows impact on cosmetic surgery market
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Would you consider traveling to Mexico or India for a less-expensive rhinoplasty or breast augmentation procedure? Many Americans are doing just that -- and the trend is having an impact on the market for cosmetic plastic surgery, according to an article in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 30, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Nigeria: Medical Tourism - New Frontiers for Nigerian Healthcare Delivery
[Vanguard]TOWARDS enabling the average Nigerian patient access to the most advanced and effective healthcare services in the world, Apollo Hyderabad Group, the largest group of hospitals in Asia, recently teamed up with the Nigerian medical industry, to establish the Apollo Global Doctors Network- West Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 15, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical tourism: What's the risk of traveling for care?
The rising cost of health care has some Americans looking to travel aboard for cheaper options (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 9, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Medical tourism: Americans traveling for cheaper health care
The rising cost of health care is causing some Americans to find cheaper options abroad. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg reports on one of the fastest-growing sectors in the travel industry - medical tourism. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 9, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Medical tourism: Is the cost savings worth the risk?
Dr. Claudette Lajam, orthopedic surgeon at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, talks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about the benefits and risks involved in the growing trend of medical tourism. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 9, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical Tourism For Tubal Ligation Reversal Surgery
A couple travels from Peru, South America to Chapel Hill, North Carolina to have the best tubal reversal surgical experience possible. This couple underwent two unsuccessful cycles of IVF in their home country. After their IVF experience they decided to travel to Chapel Hill to have tubal ligation reversal with Dr. Monteith of Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center. Her surgery was a success and they share their story for the benefit of other women who are suffering because they regret their tubal ligation procedures. (Source: Tubal Ligation Reversal News)
Source: Tubal Ligation Reversal News - October 7, 2013 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: news

Am patient - will travel
Medical tourism creates opportunities for patients at home and abroad. (Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - September 26, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Top Spots For Medical Tourism
Top Medical Destinations—No Matter What the Supreme Court Rules on Obamacare (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 5, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Frederick E. Allen Source Type: news

Rupee fall brings more medical tourists
Private hospitals in Chennai say that they have seen a 10% to 15% increase in medical tourism in the past one year. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 23, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Intl medical tourism industry pegged at $ 40 bn
Every year, about 7 million people grab their passports and fly abroad looking for quality, affordable medical care. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 27, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shifts in the Global Body Market: Access or Exploitation?
New regulations in India mean surrogacy is no longer available for gay couples, unmarried couples, or singles. Are Mexico and Thailand the new surrogacy frontier? What do such shifts in "medical tourism" mean for those involved?read more (Source: Psychology Today Sex Center)
Source: Psychology Today Sex Center - April 11, 2013 Category: Sexual Medicine Authors: Jessica Cussins Tags: Ethics and Morality Gender Parenting Sex assisted reproduction egg donation exploitation gay clients gay couples India indian women international surrogacy kidney transplants legal barriers LGBT living in perth living in pe Source Type: news

International Medical Travel Exhibition And Conference, 22-23 March 2013, Monaco
Experts at IMTEC 2013 will discuss benchmarking for outcomes in global medical travel industry Current trends in the medical tourism industry indicate that the needs of international patients are challenging health service providers to come up with advanced solutions for quality healthcare outcomes. The basic question of a medical traveler is always 'Who is the best doctor?' This new approach - benchmarking for outcomes - will ensure medical tourism is more focused on patient-centered medicine... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conferences Source Type: news

Top Spots For Medical Tourism
Top Medical Destinations—No Matter What the Supreme Court Rules on Obamacare (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 12, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Helaine Olen Source Type: news

Asia Medical Tourism & Healthcare Conference, 9-10 April 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
As most of the Western countries such as United States, Canada and other European countries have staggering healthcare related issues, such as high medical costs and long waiting lists, it is becoming a trend for patients to leave their respective countries in order to receive medical treatment. Medical tourism is a booming trend in various Asian countries nowadays as countries such as Thailand, India, Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore are continuously growing in this industry... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 28, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conferences Source Type: news

International Medical Travel Exhibition And Conference, 22-23 March 2013, Monaco
The global medical travel market is simultaneously experiencing both saturation and exponential growth. The International Medical Travel Exhibition and Conference (IMTEC) 2013 is a two-day conference that will provide a transparent platform for both consumers and service providers to understand the latest trends and drivers in the global medical tourism industry... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conferences Source Type: news

Medical Tourism Training Announces New Team Members for International...
Margaret Ball and Deborah L Slobodnik bring extensive experience working with international medical health care providers to Medical Tourism Training's clients.(PRWeb January 06, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/1/prweb10292715.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 7, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nigeria: Stemming the Tide of Medical Tourism
[This Day]Recent experiences of some of the governors who have been out of the country for months for medical treatment has brought to the fore, the need to revamp the nation's health care system to check medical tourism, writes Olawale Olaleye (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 2, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news