According to Hello Monaco, 20% of the patients to the Princess Grace Hospital in Monaco for medical check ups come from abroad. Apparently, the independent city-state is aiming to become a premier provider of VIP medical services.
The article claims that Princess Grace Hospital has for three years been developing a VIP-style medical check up service. And at the end of 2018 the department had attracted an annual rate of about 200 clients, with 2019 “promising to be even busier” as word of mouth spreads.
Their typical clients are mostly 50 and 60-year-old residents and Azuréens. Up to 45 different nationalities were treated in the first three years according to the information the Unit. 40% of them are reported new to Princess Grace Hospital.
A few thousand medical tourists visit Monaco each year for treatment. They tend to travel from France, Italy and elsewhere in the Mediterranean for specialist care and expensive treatment. For further analysis, visit the IMTJ Country Profile.