Monthly Archives: October 2010

Medical Tourism Blogs

As part of the excellent Thai Medical Tourism Blog Contest I’m coming across several excellent resources about the topic of Medical Tourism. Here are some of them from the entrants in the contest: Novasans Healthcare Directory and Blog – Directory … Continue reading

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Medical Tourism Hospitals – partial list

Our Database is not complete yet but here is a short list of Medical Tourism Hospitals. These are all members of the Medical Tourism Association “MTA”, a key industry group that serves the medical tourism community and sponsors a large … Continue reading

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Medical Tourism Magazine

An excellent resource for those interested in Medical Tourism and Medical Travel is Medical Tourism Magazine , which features news and stories about the rapidly growing field of Medical travel. Do note that the focus of this magazine appears to … Continue reading

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Medical Travel and Tourism History

Medical Travel and Tourism appears to have strong historical roots in the expatriate communities of countries like Thailand, India, Vietnam, and other nations where local medical facilities were not considered “good enough” for wealthy folks or those from more developed … Continue reading

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Thailand Hospitals … Continued

Here is a great list of hospitals serving the medical tourism community from the new Thai Medical Tourism Website “ThaiMedicalTourism.com“ Hospitals in Thailand by Travel Destination: Bangkok Bangkok Adventist Hospital (Mission Hospital) Bangkok Heart Hospital Bangkok Hospital Bangmod Hospital BNH … Continue reading

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Medical Tourism Hospitals in Thailand

Thailand is considered one of the world’s top medical tourism destinations, and Bumrungrad Hospital in Thailand is one of the world’s finest facilities with standards to match those of top notch hospitals in the USA: ———– Bangkok, Thailand —————- Bumrungrad … Continue reading

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Medical Travel Cost Comparison

Here’s a great cost comparison tool from a site called “Treatment Abroad” that allows you to select a procedure and a country and compare the costs: Medical Treatment Cost Comparions

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Medical Travel vs Medicine for Travelers

Just in case you thought this blog was about solving problems with medical things during travel, I send you to WebMD’s excellent collection on the topic: WebMD on getting medical care while Traveling, etc.

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Medical Travel to the USA ?!

As an rapidly developing market, medical travel and medical tourism seem to have several meanings and it’s important to make a distinction between people who are simply “foreigners in a hospital” and those leaving the USA or other countries to … Continue reading

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CBS News on Thai Hospital, India

At this link: CBS on India Medical Trips is a nice short piece by Sixty Minutes at CBS on Medical Tourism. In this cases they feature one of the world’s most sophisticated and elegant medical tourism destination hospitals, Bumrungrad Hospital … Continue reading

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