As a travel and tourism specialist I’ve been intrigued for some time with “Medical Tourism”. Usually this term reflects the practice of traveling to another country for medical care at lower costs than the home country, though it’s important to note that “Medical Travel” can have other meanings as well.
For a great summary of data and economics about Medical Travel, this report about the Medical Travel Industry offers a great introduction to the topic. We’ll have a summary of this information later here at the blog.
Here at Medical Traveling we’ll be discussing the pros and cons of Medical Travel and Tourism
Wikipedia has a nice introduction to the topic of Medical Travel.