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Price is used to judge quality, but quality is also used

New research looking at cosmetic surgery tourism shows that different destinations are targeting potential customers in different ways with different messages. One of my favourite...

Cosmetic surgery abroad under the spotlight

Cosmetic surgery abroad is under the spotlight in the UK media, and its increasing popularity contributes to the poor image that medical tourism in...

How trustworthy are services bought online in world of medical tourism?

One of the criticisms of buying services via the web is that you cannot always be sure with whom you are actually dealing. This...

Five ways in which the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit is different

What makes the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit so unique? Discover how the 2017 Summit will differ from other events within the industry. I checked the...

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...

What exactly is a medical tourist anyway?

Back in May 2008, I blogged on “McKinsey and the medical tourism numbers game..." and commented on their strange way of counting (or not...

World Medical Tourism Day: Today’s the day!

“It’s safer than you think” is the theme of this year’s World Medical Tourism Day, which takes place today, 1 April 2015. Despite its staggering...

Google retires Google Health, scrapping plans for “global patient records”

Google has announced that it plans to “retire” Google Health in January 2012. It’s a blow to those in the medical tourism world who...

What have we learned from the gold rush of medical tourism?

Last year, I blogged about “Medical tourism...lessons from the California gold rush”. It’s taken me a while to write the postscript to this, but...

India medical tourism market: Worth $8 billion? The reality…

Will the Indian medical tourism market really be worth USD 8 billion by the year 2020? Where has this figure come from? And how...