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IMTJ launches medical tourism fake news service

In a remarkable about turn, Keith Pollard, Managing Editor of International Medical Travel Journal has announced the launch today, April 1st, of a ground...

What can be learned from Passport2Health’s failure?

IMTJ looks at the history of Passport2Health, the first health insurance plan based on medical tourism, and highlights the lessons for the medical tourism...

Five myths about medical tourism clusters

5 common misconceptions surrounding medical tourism clusters are addressed. The medical tourism landscape is littered with clusters that have failed to launch or are underperforming. There...

Spain and the UK speak out against medical tourism

In recent weeks, both the Spanish and British health services have openly attacked medical tourism. (See Express article: Anger over NHS health tourists). But...

Predicting and planning for change in global travel

There is no such thing as a post-COVID-19 world. Already, the pandemic has impacted how we will live, work and travel. Clayton Reid, CEO...

What does accreditation mean to a medical tourist business

Caroline Ratner from IMTJ asked Brian Johnson, Chief Executive of the Australian Council of Healthcare Standards (ACHSI) and ACHS International (ACHSI) about international hospital...

Six-month health cover for British nationals in the EU?

If you are confused by the ever-changing information about healthcare and Brexit, you are not alone. Increasingly we are seeing UK government statements that...

The Trump factor: Protectionism and medical tourism

Countries worldwide are tightening their borders, and bringing in protectionist policies. The U.S President is attempting to impose a ban on certain nationalities entering...

59% of UK IVF treatments privately funded; pricing transparency needed

LaingBuisson Healthcare Markets reporter, Ann McGauran, looks at how the UK IVF market is evolving. According to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority report Fertility...

An industry on shaky ground?

A new report on the hidden costs of tourism warns the industry is on a shaky foundation in many destinations and problems of over-tourism...