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Healthcare reform to impact medical tourism

Most Americans seeking medical services abroad are either uninsured or under-insured, so pay for treatment out of their own pocket. Most estimates of future...

Global Solutions acquires majority holding in e-Medsol

US group Global Solutions, a leader in strategic and software consulting services, has acquired a majority holding in e-Medsol, based in India. Buying e-Medsol...

Government cracking down on organ trade

One of the seamier aspects of medical tourism is on the wane, but sadly not yet killed. While countries are cracking down on legal...

Apollo begins insurance pilot with Anthem

Apollo Hospitals in India has begun a pilot exercise with US-based insurance company Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, a subsidiary of Well Point....

Patients travel in search of healthcare

Well-off Myanmar citizens with health concerns are travelling to a wide range of mainly Asian countries for first-rate healthcare at relatively low cost. A...

Private hospitals gear up for growth

Thailand's leading private hospitals are gearing up for rapid growth in the medical tourism sector over the next three to five years. Two of...

Medical tourism search engine to expand

RevaHealth.com will continue the expansion of its health clinic search engine. Having originally focused on niche healthcare markets, the company is now expanding into...

Growing the health tourism sector

Although health tourism is still new to Vietnam, it sees plenty of potential. Vietnam has an abundance of natural resources to provide natural health...

Two firms link up to offer new medical travel insurance

Specialist American travel insurance intermediary Seven Corners has signed US medical tourism agency Healthbase as the first preferred partner for the bordercross worldwide policy...

Venture capital for medical tourism providers

Washington-based The Icon Group is actively seeking medical tourism providers from around the world, who want American venture capital. Philip Slaton of Icon speaks...