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Many Indonesians go abroad for medical care, but why?

Many Indonesians seek medical help abroad. Some 30-40 percent of foreign patients in Singapore at any one time are Indonesian. Mount Elizabeth Hospital (www.mountelizabeth.com.sg) in...

Although new to health travel, Korea has a wealth of medical expertise

Although new to health travel, Korea has a wealth of medical expertise BY JULIAN TAN Korea has been something of a late starter in promoting itself...

Treatment Abroad have introduced a new code of practice for healthcare providers

At Treatment Abroad, we have introduced the first medical tourism code of practice for healthcare providers. The "Code of Practice for Medical Tourism" aims...

Are infection rates driving patients abroad?

Medical tourists who travel abroad for treatment, don't just do it to save money. In our soon to be published "Medical Tourism Survey", 56%...

Cross-border healthcare could be delayed, redrafted or withdrawn

Dedicated to EU affairs, the EU Cross-border Healthcare Directive which intends to lift restrictions on patients travelling for treatment in other EU countries could...

High costs sent patients abroad for dentistry

At the recent World Health Tourism Congress in Cyprus, the launch of the International Medical Travel Association (IMTA) was announced. The IMTA seeks to represent...

We look at the hospitals of Singapore as major players for international patients

Singapore’s government hospitals are major players in the country’s push for a larger share of international patients, by Kenny Coyle In most parts of the...

The new EU directive hopes to boost international medical travel

The new EU Cross-border Healthcare Directive which is to be announced today intends to lift restrictions on patients travelling for treatment in other EU...

Patients are willing to travel abroad for treatments, how about down the motorway?

This week sees news that two buy-to-let-property development millionaires plan to open a series of drive-in dental centres close to motorway junctions around the...

A British patient successfully recouped costs of treatment abroad from the NHS

Another British patient has succeeded in recouping the cost of treatment abroad from the NHS. Ann Belshaw of Suffolk took the Suffolk Primary Care Trust...