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Does government support for medical tourism pay off?

Across the globe, many governments see inbound health and medical tourism as providing a boost to their country’s economy. So how do they support...
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How changes in the law drive medical tourism

Sometimes, medical tourism is driven by patients seeking lower costs. Sometimes, it’s a desire to access higher quality treatment or a better outcome. But...
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How to preserve your medical tourism reputation

The media in source countries of medical travellers continue to focus on the “bad news” stories in medical tourism. How can we protect and...

Bringing healthcare to the international patient

Access to medical expertise, a higher quality of care and a better outcome is one of the main drivers of medical travel. But with...

Pent up demand – a medical tourism opportunity?

The pandemic clearly had a major impact on health services across the globe, diverting resources to treating COVID-19 patients and creating long term challenges...

State sponsored medical travel… Boom or bust?

International patients funded by governments are much fewer than for other self-funded medical travel niches, but the revenue generated from their treatment is much,...

What hit the medical travel headlines in 2021?

As we approach the year end, let’s take a look at what hit the headlines in 2021 in medical travel. Or, specifically, which IMTJ...

The changing landscape of medical travel

Despite the impact of the pandemic on medical travel and tourism in general, it seems that the enthusiasm for announcing a new medical tourism...

Medical travel agencies and facilitators – survival of the fittest?

The advent of the pandemic and its impact on travel has hit businesses involved in travel and tourism more than any other sector. In...

The shift from price to safety, confidence and trust in medical tourism

For many years and for many destinations, “low prices” has been the clarion call of destinations and providers seeking medical tourists. But will COVID-19...