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Medical tourism (also called medical travel, health tourism or global healthcare) is a term initially coined by travel agencies and the mass media to describe the rapidly-growing practice of travelling across international borders to obtain health care.
Review examines the role of biologic agents in management of shoulder and elbow problems

Review examines the role of biologic agents in management of shoulder and elbow problems

Harmful substances in herbal medicines may play big role in deaths of 'health tourists'

Harmful substances in herbal medicines may play big role in deaths of 'health tourists'

Plastic surgery done in developing countries can carry substantial risks of complications

Plastic surgery done in developing countries can carry substantial risks of complications

Study finds increase in deaths from preventable illness in Delhi, despite investments in health care

Study finds increase in deaths from preventable illness in Delhi, despite investments in health care

Experts underscore need to tackle rising global problem of stem cell medical tourism

Experts underscore need to tackle rising global problem of stem cell medical tourism

ISCT launches publication and reference guide on Use of Unproven Cellular Therapies

ISCT launches publication and reference guide on Use of Unproven Cellular Therapies

New handbook explores issues associated with medical tourism

New handbook explores issues associated with medical tourism

University of Utah-led study suggests that readmission to same hospital important for recovery

University of Utah-led study suggests that readmission to same hospital important for recovery

Griffith student finds success in medical tourism

Griffith student finds success in medical tourism

New report on digital and computed radiography market in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia

New report on digital and computed radiography market in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia

Malaysia wins “International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ), Medical Travel Destination of the Year Award 2015"

Malaysia wins “International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ), Medical Travel Destination of the Year Award 2015"

Judging session for Frost & Sullivan's Malaysia Excellence Awards for Healthcare completed

Judging session for Frost & Sullivan's Malaysia Excellence Awards for Healthcare completed

BIO KOREA celebrates 10th anniversary to share new information and technology in health industry

BIO KOREA celebrates 10th anniversary to share new information and technology in health industry

myMEDholiday.com launches digital medical tourism destinations guides

myMEDholiday.com launches digital medical tourism destinations guides

2014 Medical Tourism Index lists world's top destinations

2014 Medical Tourism Index lists world's top destinations

SAP Patient Relationship Management solution now available for healthcare providers

SAP Patient Relationship Management solution now available for healthcare providers

Longer looks: Terri Schiavo case; stem cell tourism in China; fall protection for the elderly

Longer looks: Terri Schiavo case; stem cell tourism in China; fall protection for the elderly

Desperate patients offered untested, risky stem cell treatments, says Wisconsin professor

Desperate patients offered untested, risky stem cell treatments, says Wisconsin professor

Wal-Mart expanding program for no-cost employee surgeries

Wal-Mart expanding program for no-cost employee surgeries

'Medical travel' can be used to access advanced technologies

'Medical travel' can be used to access advanced technologies