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My Medical Travel Guide By Yann Sauve
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Medical Travel (also called medical tourism, health tourism or global healthcare) is a term that describes the rapidly growing practice of traveling across international borders to undergo surgical... More > operations and/or obtain related healthcare services. Factors that have led to the increasing popularity of medical travel include the high cost of healthcare in developed countries, long wait times for certain procedures, the ease and affordability of international travel, and improvements in both technology and standards of care in many countries overseas. Even with travel costs such as air fare, travel insurance, accommodations, insurance and car rental, medical travels can be substantially more affordable than domestic healthcare. (In addition to eliminating long wait periods). Medical travel has been growing rapidly over recent years as more and more people seek faster and cheaper alternatives to the healthcare offered in their own countries.< Less
Evolution of Medical Tourism By Pramod Goel
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Evolution of Medical Tourism: from Cottage Industry to Corporate World. The contents provide an in-depth and behind-the-scenes glimpse into the growing phenomena of medical and dental tourism.... More > Growing competition for affordable and accessible medical resources and providers has prompted a user-friendly yet thorough analysis of the medical tourism industry of the past, present and future in this meticulously researched and compiled ‘how to’ for up and coming as well as well-established medical providers around the world. Evolution of Medical Tourism: from Cottage Industry to Corporate World covers such topics as the future of the global healthcare industry to dealing with supply and demand in the medical tourism industry. From developing marketing channels to the importance of patient nurturing, negotiations and patient acquisition, this first-of-its-kind book offers guidance and information to established as well as new entrepreneurs in this field.< Less
The “People Power” Health Superbook: Book 22. World Medical Guide (Vaccinations, Medical Services, Medical Tourism, Disabled People Access Worldwide, World Medical Knowledge) By Tony Kelbrat
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If you're traveling abroad, find out what diseases are prevalent where you're going and get the vaccinations. Some countries won't let you in unless you have proof of certain vaccinations. The... More > most common ones are tetanus, diphtheria, polio, measles, cholera, smallpox, hepatitis, typhoid and yellow fever. Your state health department or the Center of Disease Control (877-fyi-trip, 800-458-5231, 800-311-3435, 888-232-3228) should be able to help you with immunization/ vaccination requirements in foreign countries. Some governments require immunizations to protect their people from visiting foreigners and to protect foreigners from any health risks in their country. Ask the embassy of the country you're going to if you need special immunizations such as for yellow fever, malaria, or cholera. You might also need a health certificate and possibly an AIDS test. Health inspections and immunization requirements at international borders come down to two things:< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Bumrungrad International By Josef Woodman
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Located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand, this award-winning healthcare campus boasts many of Thailand’s top doctors, including physicians trained at Johns Hopkins, the Cleveland Clinic,... More > Stanford, MD Anderson, and the Mayo Clinic. Over 200 have been US board-certified. Established in 1980, Bumrungrad’s main facility now measures 1 million square feet and houses a 554-bed tertiary-care hospital, advanced imaging department, ISO-certified laboratory, clinical research center, and medical heliport. The hospital offers 30 specialty centers and has the resources and capacity to meet all patient needs on one campus, within days rather than weeks. During the past decade, more than 3 million patients from 190 countries have traveled to Bumrungrad for its combination of medical quality, efficiency, value, and Thai hospitality, making it one of the world’s most popular destinations for medical travelers.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Kameda Medical Center By Josef Woodman
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Japan’s first and only JCI-accredited hospital, Kameda boasts a 350-year history through eleven generations of the Kameda family. The 925-bed medical center is one of the largest private... More > hospitals in Japan and is nationally accredited as well as ISO certified. While principally serving citizens of Japan and the immediate region, KMC also serves the medical traveler, welcoming more than 200 international patients in 2009. More than 10% of its 450 fulltime physicians have had postgraduate training abroad, mostly in the United States. "We look forward to participating in this dynamic new program," says John Wocher, executive vice president and director of International Patient Services at KMC. "This effort will allow us to proactively promote our facility to the international traveler with up-to-date, interactive information on our medical specialties, pricing, and the quality and safety of our medical services."< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Asan Medical Center By Josef Woodman
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Established in June 1989 by Hyundai Group founder Chung Ju-Yung (also known as Asan), the mission of Asan Medical Center (AMC) was to create a hospital with an emphasis on "caring for life and... More > sharing with those in need and pain." Today the main facility—one of the largest hospital campuses in the world—encompasses more than 4 million square feet and houses over 2,700 beds. “Korea has some of the best healthcare and medical infrastructure in the world, and Asan Medical Center has clearly secured its place as one of the country’s leading providers,” says Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders. “Revered for its high success rates with organ transplantation and treatment of cancer and vascular disease, Asan is also well known for its disease-prevention and health screening programs. And the savings are substantial—averaging 20% to 60% less than US costs.”< Less
The “People Power” Education Superbook: Book 25. Foreign Student - Study Abroad Guide (International Students Study, Travel & Work In Other Countries) By Tony Kelbrat
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Many American Presidents were Rhodes Scholars. Is this a coincidence? How about the United World Colleges? There have been wealthy and benevolent people in the past who set up schools and programs... More > because they wanted young people to see other cultures, meet other people and develop a united view of humanity. I was an international student. It wasn’t that big of a deal, going from Halifax, Canada to Gainesville, Florida but I did live in the International Student House on University Avenue near NW 4TH St. with a hundred guys from all over the world where I learned that we’re all the same. Countries are just artificial borders. It was a hassle though to do all that paperwork then have to buy medical insurance on top of it. I say if you got the means and the guts, go for it. The Council On International Educational Exchange (CIEE) offers many travel programs, work exchange programs and discount tour packages to students worldwide. They also offer educational tours abroad for groups of adults.< Less
Libro de salud para expatriados y viajeros adultos - Health journal for adult expats and travellers - Carnet de santé pour expatriés et voyageurs adultes Español-English-Français "BAG" By Monica Alvarez Digon
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ESSENTIAL, THOUGHT AND DESIGNED for expatriate and travelers and high mobility people living or travelling to countries, where health infrastructure is limited, who know how important is health. Born... More > from the personal international experiences and professional knowledge, covers with efficacy emergencies and our health history control. Plenty of space to maintain updated and organized all our details to use it all our life. INNOVATIVE,UNIQUE, PRACTICAL , SOLID. All in English, Spanish and French. Conceived from a multicultural vision. Its weight and size are ideal to take it always with us. Revised by health professionals. INCLUDES: Emergencies, allergies, treatments, medications, pathologies, hospitalizations, family history, vaccinations, regular and specialist checkups. Multiple practical visual resources designed by a professional interpreter speaking 7 languages to help you in stressful moments< Less
Libro de salud para expatriados y viajeros (Niños) - Health journal for expats and travellers (Kids) - Carnet de santé pour expatriés et voyageurs (Enfants) "SPLASH" Español - English - Français By Monica Alvarez Digon
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ESSENTIAL, THOUGHT AND DESIGNED for expatriate and travelers and high mobility people living or travelling to countries, where health infrastructure is limited, who know how important is health. Born... More > from the personal international experiences and professional knowledge, covers with efficacy emergencies and our health history control. Plenty of space to maintain updated and organized all our details to use it all our life. INNOVATIVE,UNIQUE, PRACTICAL , SOLID. All in English, Spanish and French. Conceived from a multicultural vision. Its weight and size are ideal to take it always with us. Revised by health professionals. INCLUDES: Emergencies, allergies, treatments, medications, pathologies, hospitalizations, family history, vaccinations, regular and specialist checkups. Multiple practical visual resources designed by a professional interpreter speaking 7 languages to help you in stressful moments.< Less
Libro de salud para expatriados y viajeros (Niños)- Health journal for expats and travellers (Kids)- Carnet de santé pour expatriés et voyageurs (Enfants) “FLAGS” Español-English-Français By MÓNICA ÁLVAREZ DIGÓN
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ESSENTIAL, THOUGHT AND DESIGNED for expatriate and travelers and high mobility people living or travelling to countries, where health infrastructure is limited, who know how important is health. Born... More > from the personal international experiences and professional knowledge, covers with efficacy emergencies and our health history control. Plenty of space to maintain updated and organized all our details to use it all our life. INNOVATIVE,UNIQUE, PRACTICAL , SOLID. All in English, Spanish and French. Conceived from a multicultural vision. Its weight and size are ideal to take it always with us. Revised by health professionals. INCLUDES: Emergencies, allergies, treatments, medications, pathologies, hospitalizations, family history, vaccinations, regular and specialist checkups. Multiple practical visual resources designed by a professional interpreter speaking 7 languages to help you in stressful moments< Less