Why Healthcare Costs More in the US than Europe

Healthcare in the US famously costs more and delivers less – less coverage per person, fewer people covered – with less to show for it than in Europe. The total of all healthcare ...

How medical tourism – a hot-button issue – could help Canada’s economy

Canada’s health-care system is regarded as a national treasure by many, though it has not fared well in recent international studies, in which it has taken hits for well-known ...

Why Drugs Cost Less in the U.K. Than in the U.S.

Drug prices in the U.K., already among the lowest in the developed world, may drop lower still. The British public-health system has adopted new limits on how much it spends on certain ...

How medical tourism could save medicare

Passage of the Senate Republican health care bill in the U.S. is far from certain. Public support for it is less than 20% According to former U.S. president Barack Obama, it would “raise ...

4 Medical Tourism Trends to Watch

Medical tourism is a multi-billion dollar industry that is set to grow up to 25% every year for the next 10 years. This data shows that more people are becoming interested. To combine ...

Top ten medical tourism hospitals

Every year the Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA) inspects hospitals in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and North and South America, and tests them for their expertise and services ...

New rules to regulate medical tourism to Israel

The Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, has passed a bill to regulate medical tourism, with measures to ensure that foreigners who go to Israel and pay privately for medical care get ...

Medical tourism in Iran

The Health Ministry’s Health Tourism Council has authorised 45 more hospitals in Iran to admit international patients in one or more wards, taking the number of accredited hospitals ...

Tele-Health: Implications for Medical Tourism

The worldwide telehealth market is forecast to be worth $6.5 billion by 2020, marking a shift in the provision of traditional healthcare services. And with many national healthcare ...

Is medical tourism ethical?

Harvard law professor, Glenn Cohen, author of ‘Patients with passports: medical tourism, law, and ethics’ spoke in Canada on the ethics of medical tourism. Cohen used Bangladesh and ...
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