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Critics claim deluxe treatment for the rich hurts patients

Should US hospitals treat VIP patients differently and how far should they bend rules to meet their demands? Claim that "Deluxe treatment for the...

US lawsuit targets medical tourist doctors in Mexico

Multi-million dollar class action lawsuit in Arizona seeks damages from doctors in Mexico and agents in Arizona for fraud and negligence. The publicity is...

OECD report: ‘Health at a Glance Asia/Pacific 2016’

Asia-Pacific countries should strengthen their health systems and sharply increase spending to deliver effective universal coverage in order to meet the changing needs of...

Cross-border Irish healthcare at risk

The future of cross-border health initiatives in Derry and Donegal funded by the EU is uncertain. Northern Ireland is part of the UK which in...

Medical tourism at Bumrungrad International Hospital

Bangkok's Bumrungrad is often held up as one of the first hospitals in the world to focus on medical tourism. Thailand's Bumrungrad International Hospital...

Cost effective treatment boosting the growth of Malaysia medical tourism

Due to government support and world class infrastructure, the number of medical tourists in Malaysia will increase 17% a year until 2012, says a...

Cutting treatment abroad programme costs in Turks & Caicos

At a Public Accounts Committee meeting in February, Dr Terese Maitland, interim CEO of the National Health Insurance Board (NHIP) has said that the...

Christopher Jones and Louis Keith speak on the biggest challenges facing medical tourism

Doctors Christopher Jones and Louis Keith are both experts in the field of medical tourism. Dr Christopher Jones DPhil is founder and managing director...

Comparing hospital performance and informing patient choice

One of the greatest challenges facing the medical tourism sector is providing comparable information to patients that can help them to make the right...

Financial incentives to boost Macedonian medical tourism

To stimulate medical tourism, Macedonia plans to offer generous subsidies and tax breaks to hospitals treating private foreign patients. To stimulate medical tourism, Macedonia plans...