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Swiss insurer takes tentative steps into medical tourism

Fifth largest Swiss health insurer, Assura, has linked up with Geneva based medical tourism agency, Novacorpus. The initial offer is cheap laser eye surgery...

Wellness tourism is not a passing fad

Wellness is sometimes represented as a passing fad or niche market, but a major study conducted by SRI International (SRI) reveals that the yearly...

Suggestions for improving Indian medical tourism

Visas need to be issued faster, and infrastructure upgraded to international standards for India to tap the medical tourism market, which it stands to...

Dental diplomacy links Balkan neighbours

The long political dispute between the governments of two countries over the use of the name Macedonia has not stopped thousands of Greeks from...

New hospital and healthcare accreditation launched in UK

When the organisation which used to oversee the UK?s Trent Accreditation Scheme, or TAS, made the decision to withdraw from all hospital accreditation-related activities,...

Aetna introduces new cross-border health insurance for USA and Mexico

Major US health insurer Aetna has followed several competitors in introducing a new health plan that allows members and their families to access health...

Venice Declaration on Medical Travel in Europe

The European medical travel industry has issued the "Declaration of Venice" supporting the rights of European Union citizens to travel for health care services....

NHS healthcare for UK nationals living abroad and EU residents

Currently, there's confusion around exactly what EC health ministers have or have not agreed for the future, and when, and we have Spain, France...

Deloitte 2010 Survey of Global Health Care Consumers

Following on last year's survey of American health customers, the Deloitte 2010 Survey of Global Health Care Consumers from the Deloitte Center for Health...

UK NHS to expand in the global market

What may surprise the medical tourism industry is that the British national health system, the NHS, has a new initiative that could eventually see...