Medical Tourism Research: Facts and Figures 2018

 

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Summary

  • The global demand for medical tourism is changing
  • Some countries see increasing numbers, but others see falling numbers 
  • Where patients go can change in months
  • Some strategies and marketing are working well
  • This market is not just price driven

Overview

Global medical tourism is increasing annually. What is changing rapidly is each country’s share of the total market, and the nature of medical tourists that they are attracting.

Countries thought of as suppliers of medical tourists – the USA, China, Russia and the Gulf nations  - are turning the tables and becoming major destinations. 

The report discusses the dynamics of medical tourism, providing insights into the supply chain, business models, products and the targeted consumer, and how the rise of medical tourism portals is having an effect. 

The 2018 report includes an additional section on the impact of Brexit on cross border healthcare from the UK.

Reason to buy

Trying to keep up to date with the ever-changing world of medical tourism world is a challenge for every destination and healthcare provider involved in the international patient business. 

Organisations must refine their medical tourism strategy in response to a changing market. To do that, they need to know the latest on which countries are doing well or badly, who is going where, the treatments they are seeking, why they are going there, and how political, economic, social and technological change are impacting the medical tourism market.

The Medical Tourism Facts and Figures 2018 Report provides extensive insight into what is happening now in medical tourism, and what the future trends may be.

This 900 page report is essential reading for any organisation that is serious about growing its medical tourism business. With background material suitable for both experts and newcomers to medical tourism and bang up to date numbers, this is a report that you cannot afford to ignore. 

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