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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.
Deloitte Survey: Consumers still profess to know very little about health care system in the U.S.

Deloitte Survey: Consumers still profess to know very little about health care system in the U.S.

MediBid.com announces strategic partnership with Bumrungrad International

MediBid.com announces strategic partnership with Bumrungrad International

Guardian offers six questions to help employees and their families avoid critical illness

Guardian offers six questions to help employees and their families avoid critical illness

Transplant tourism: Ethical issues

Transplant tourism: Ethical issues

Environmental factors, obesity and diabetes: Long-term study launched

Environmental factors, obesity and diabetes: Long-term study launched

Medical tourism in Latin America requires regulation: University of Montreal researchers

Medical tourism in Latin America requires regulation: University of Montreal researchers

International health delegates to congregate at Medical Tourism Association's flagship event

International health delegates to congregate at Medical Tourism Association's flagship event

Asian Healthcare industry to network with international delegates to understand latest trends in medical tourism

Asian Healthcare industry to network with international delegates to understand latest trends in medical tourism

Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery shares views on medical tourism

Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery shares views on medical tourism

New website launched by Vita Advisors for the health care industry

New website launched by Vita Advisors for the health care industry

Mexico steps up efforts to attract medical tourists

Mexico steps up efforts to attract medical tourists

Hospitals treating wealthy foreigners to assure cash flows

Hospitals treating wealthy foreigners to assure cash flows

HIV-positive Cambodians evicted from Phnom Penh homes

HIV-positive Cambodians evicted from Phnom Penh homes

Australian swine flu toll now over 300

Australian swine flu toll now over 300

Transplant physicians express serious concern about organ procurement practices in China

Transplant physicians express serious concern about organ procurement practices in China

Los Algodones, Mexico has become a popular destination for dental medical tourism

Los Algodones, Mexico has become a popular destination for dental medical tourism

Study looks at yoga and fear of falling in seniors

Study looks at yoga and fear of falling in seniors

Southern African health officials develop cross-border initiative for malaria elimination

Southern African health officials develop cross-border initiative for malaria elimination

Even small amounts of exercise good for people with serious mental illnesses

Even small amounts of exercise good for people with serious mental illnesses

Gorillas may be at increased risk of pathogen exchange with humans

Gorillas may be at increased risk of pathogen exchange with humans