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Healthcare groups tackle the recession

Healthcare providers are not recession-proof, as the two major players in Singapore illustrate. At Raffles Medical Group, revenue continued to grow but the speed...

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...

Changes to America’s healthcare system may kill the dream of the American tourist

As reported in International Medical Travel Journal this week, President Obama has pledged to cure Americans from "the crushing cost of health costs." His...

German hospital being built in Abu Dhabi

A 100-bed multispeciality hospital staffed by German doctors and nurses is being built in Khalifa City and is expected to be finished by the...

Members vote on changes to EU Cross Border Healthcare

Members of the European Union's various committees vote this week on whether to make changes to the EU Directive on cross border healthcare. The...

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...

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...

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....

The Cross Border Healthcare directive is slowly making it’s way through the government

The EU Directive on Cross Border Healthcare is making it's way through the labyrinth of British government. Slow progress, but it's progress towards a...