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Cross-border healthcare could be delayed, redrafted or withdrawn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

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...