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Expat guide to Thailand: health care - by: ,telegraph


In the latest in our series of country profiles for people living abroad, Peter Pallot examines the state of medical provision and health insurance for expats in Thailand....

NZ medical tourism more attractive during American recession - by: ,New Zealand Visa Bureau


As America's economy continues to struggle during the recession, Americans without private medical insurance are finding it more difficult to afford medical treatment....

World medical tourism confab at Sofitel - by: DEEDEE M. SIYTANGCO,mb.com.ph


We have the professional expertise, modern hospitals that continue to upgrade their facilities, compassionate medical staff and it will cost the clients of medical insurers and company officers and pe...

RP medical tourism to grow as cheaper healthcare attracts foreign patients - by: ,GMA NEWS


The Philippines possesses the medical facilities and expertise as well as post procedure facilities, allowing the country to integrate all services into a one-stop shop to meet even the most demanding...

Sick? Visit the Taj Mahal - by: Indrajit Basu ,Asia Times Online


Thomas Hiland, a Denver, Colorado, real-estate broker, was diagnosed early this year with a heart condition that required complicated valve-replacement surgery. Given that his ailment would have given...

EUROPE: Medical tourism keeps hospital budgets healthy - by: Hugh Williamson,Financial Times


Heinz Zurbrügg is a doctor with a difference. Besides being a surgeon with 3,500 open-heart operations to his credit, the 48-year old Swiss medic is an ambitious businessman.  "Medical provision in ...

Employers increasingly tapping medical tourism for cost savings - by: Jessica Fraser,Newstarget


About 500,000 Americans traveled overseas last year to undergo surgeries that cost two to three times more in the United States, according to the National Coalition on Health Care. Medical tourism ha...

Sending Patients Packing - by: Julie Appleby and Julie Schmit,USA TODAY


Would you travel to India for a cut-rate heart bypass? How about Thailand for a hip replacement? Some uninsured and those with skimpy insurance have taken the risk, leading to what promoters say is a ...

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