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Will creation of a Cross Border Healthcare systems boost medical tourism

After a six month delay, the EU Proposal for a Directive on patient’s rights in cross border healthcare has finally been released. After a six...

Medical tourism… all talk, little action and no budget?

How much does your hospital, clinic or medical tourism agency invest in marketing your services to the international patient? And how do you spend...

New research into cosmetic surgery tourism

This week I attended, a “Stakeholder Conference” focusing on cosmetic surgery tourism. The event was organised by the research team at the University of...

Negative reviews are facts of life, and dealing with them more important than ever

Treatment Abroad operates the web site Medical Tourism Reviews. The site enables patients to publish reviews and comments about their experience of travelling for...

The most popular medical tourism articles of 2012

What were the top ten most popular medical tourism articles on IMTJ in 2012? What were the top ten most popular medical tourism articles on...

A new survey highlights surgeons’ concerns of cosmetic surgery abroad

A new survey of members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons highlights the concerns that American plastic surgeons have about cosmetic surgery abroad. A...

Fertility tourism… A complex market niche

Cross border reproductive care is one of the growing niche markets within medical travel. In the last 40 years, it is estimated that around...

Who do businesses want to attract?

How do you segment your customer base when you are marketing medical tourism services? Do you really understand who your customers (or potential customers)...

New proposals may increase patient mobility in Europe

European Commission proposals to be released next week will increase patient mobility within the EU and give NHS patients access to hospitals across the...

Sorting out fact from fiction

One of the greatest challenges facing anyone working in the medical tourism sector is working out what is fact and what is fiction. It...