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Building a hospital rarely leads to patients beating a path to your door

For emerging destinations, new hospital and facility development is sometimes seen as the route to success in medical tourism. But governments and investors need...

Ilan Geva talks about what branding means in medical tourism

Caroline Ratner of the IMTJ talks to Ilan Geva about what branding means in medical tourism. Ilan runs Ilan Geva and Friends, a Chicago...

Keith Pollard talks on why infertility tourism could be recession proof

Keith Pollard from Treatment Abroad highlights the increasing trend in “infertility tourism”, looks at recent European research into the sector and some of the...

Marc LeShay looks at the main obstacles facing the medical tourism industry

Marc LeShay, President of Premiere Medical Travel Consulting, California looks at the main obstacles and challenges facing the medical tourism industry – taxonomy, risk...

The issues in measuring medical tourism numbers

Ian Youngman, author of Medical Tourism Facts and Figures 2014, highlights the issue of measuring medical tourism numbers and the problem of differentiating between...

Gulf medical tourism: Is the golden egg cracking?

In the first of a two-part feature, Ian Youngman argues that the outbound Gulf medical tourism cycle has peaked, and numbers will decline. Past...

Dr Ada Kostrz-Kostecka talks about the new Polish medical tourism initiative

Within Poland’s economic strategy for 2012-2015, medical tourism has been selected as one of fifteen priority areas of Polish industry to receive funding from...

Just as we don’t know how many Americans travel for care, we have no...

The second in a series of articles on the US medical tourism market. Just as we have no idea how many Americans go overseas for...

The most popular medical tourism articles of 2013

What was “hot” in medical tourism in 2013? What topics attracted the interest of IMTJ readers? What were the top ten most popular medical...

How would Disney run a medical tourism business?

Professor Fred DeMicco looks at how Disney’s approach to guest services, management and leadership principles could be applied to medical tourism. Disney takes a very...