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Online services are springing up, but can they help people make the right choice?

More and more people are using online reviews to make decisions about the products and service that they buy. Consumers worldwide want to hear...

Do the numbers of medical tourism make sense?

According to a new report on medical tourism from McKinsey "Between 60,000 and 85,000 people annually travel abroad for inpatient hospital care, a number......

Ian Youngman looks at the new products hitting the insurance market

are closely linked. Ian Youngman looks at the new products coming to market, including Patient Medical Malpractice Insurance. Malpractice Let us first dispense with a popular...

Darrell Douglas reports on the legal thorns of international medical travel in the USA

Blue Ridge Paper Products made headlines in 2004 when one of its employees was stopped from going abroad for medical treatment. Darrell Douglas was...

The Philippines hopes to build on it’s reputation with service quality

The Philippines is hoping to build on its reputation for warmth and service to bring in greater volumes of international patients, reports Margie T...

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Cross-border healthcare could be delayed, redrafted or withdrawn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...