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Ponderas Academic Hospital
Destination Spotlight

State of the art in Robotic Surgery in Ponderas Academic Hospital.

In Romania, at Ponderas Academic Hospital,there is the first and only Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery in Romania.

Global Provider Network
Marketing & Business Development

Medical Travel Business Surges as Health Institutions Leverage Global Provider Network to Drive Growth

Global Provider Network is the one-stop shop for access and growth in the industry, pooling healthcare resources – including providers, referral organizations (which include insurance companies, governments, medical travel facilitators, and TPAs) and health payers – together, consolidating their unique offerings to improve partnerships, patients, and profitability.

Medical Tourism
Medical Tourism

Cycling and Chronic Pelvic Pain: Unveiling the Risk of Pudendal Neuralgia

Discover the link between cycling and Pudendal Neuralgia. Delve deep into the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments. Prioritize your pelvic health and learn about preventive measures for cyclists. Pudendal Neuralgia, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Cycling and Pelvic Pain, Symptoms of Pudendal Neuralgia, Diagnosis of Pudendal Neuralgia, Pudendal Neuralgia Treatment Options, Pelvic Health, Preventive Measures for Cyclists, Pain Management, Nerve Block Injections, Surgical Intervention, Bicycle Seat Design

Medical Tourism
Medical Tourism

Why to have surgery in Romania? A whole bariatric program, not just a simple surgery

Discover the benefits of bariatric surgery in Romania at Ponderas Academic Hospital - SE Europe's premier Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. From comprehensive pre-operative assessments to long-term post-operative monitoring, our dedicated team ensures patient safety, world-class medical standards, and unparalleled support throughout your transformative journey. Choose expertise, commitment, and exceptional care.

Accreditation
Accreditation & Certification

Accreditation: A Critical Growth Factor for Medical Tourism Destinations

As Medical travel continues to grow globally, Accreditation will be a key differentiating factor, as creating “Trust” between the consumer and provider is becoming a defining factor differentiating the most successful hospitals from those struggling to grow their programs. Trust will become an even more important factor as the media picks up stories of bad patient experiences in Mexico, Turkey and other destinations, where consumers have chosen the wrong facilitators, hospitals or doctors and have a bad or less desirable outcome then they expected.

Medical Tourism
Medical Tourism

Perspectivas de marketing: capturar el mercado de turismo médico de Kazajstán

Explora la oportunidad única de turismo médico en Kazajistán. Descubre cómo la sensibilidad cultural y la atención médica de calidad pueden capturar este mercado emergente. Aprende cómo la Acreditación Global de Salud y la Asociación de Turismo Médico pueden ayudar a establecer la confianza y construir una base leal de pacientes. Turismo médico, Kazajistán, Acreditación Global de Salud, Asociación de Turismo Médico, mercado médico de Kazajistán, sensibilidad cultural, servicios de salud de calidad, oportunidades de mercado en Kazajistán, atención médica en Kazajistán

Medical Tourism

Stem Cell Treatment: A Potential Alternative to Foot & Ankle Surgery

Explore the potential of stem cell treatment as a non-invasive alternative to foot and ankle surgery. Learn about the role of stem cells in promoting healing and tissue regeneration. Visit www.stemcellcouncil.com to understand your options and get a free quote. Stem Cell Treatment Alternative to Foot Surgery Alternative to Ankle Surgery Regenerative Medicine Non-Surgical Treatments Stem Cells in Orthopedics Tissue Regeneration Healing with Stem Cells Foot and Ankle Care Stem Cell Therapy Costs Free Stem Cell Treatment Quote Stem Cell Council Pain Management with Stem Cells Orthopedic Stem Cell Treatments Benefits of Stem Cell Therapy Limitations of Stem Cell Therapy Stem Cell Treatment Options Stem Cell Therapy Research Stem Cells for Osteoarthritis Stem Cells for Ligament Injuries Stem Cells for Tendon Injuries.

Medical Tourism Moonshot
Medical Tourism

Top Five Challenges Limiting Growth in Medical Tourism

Medical travel is fast expanding in recent years as more patients are looking beyond their shores to get quality and affordable medical treatment. The rising cost of healthcare in the U.S. and other parts of the world continue to drive the industry and expand the market. However, while many new markets are emerging and reshaping the business of medical travel, many medical travel providers are still plagued with enormous challenges that limit their growth and profitability.

Medical Tourism
Medical Tourism

Expanding Medical Tourism in Asia: Tackling the Challenges Limiting Growth

As the pandemic years moved past, health consumers and payers around the world began to reconsider some of these centers of excellence and opt to receive healthcare many miles away from home in Asia. With the promise of huge cost savings, quality patient experience, and positive clinical outcomes, the trend is running full steam ahead.

Medical tourism
Medical Tourism

Dubai's Best Doctor for Robotic Surgery: Pioneering Modern Surgical Care

Discover Dubai's top doctor for robotic surgery and explore the advancements in modern surgical care. Learn about the procedure, risks, outcomes, and the crucial factors to consider when selecting the right hospital and doctor for your robotic surgery. Dubai, robotic surgery, modern surgical care, top doctor, procedure, risks, outcomes, hospital, patient experience

Medical Tourism Moonshot
Medical Tourism Moonshot

Medical Tourism Moonshot Survey: Rebuilding the Industry for Growth  

The Medical Tourism Association, in collaboration with Global Healthcare Resources and the International Healthcare Research Center, has embarked on an initiative aimed at breaking down the barriers to medical travel. By clearing the obstacles hindering the growth of the medical tourism industry, this movement strives to attract an estimated 5 million new medical tourists by 2028.

Global Provider Network
Healthcare Development & Architecture

Global Provider Network: A New Solution to open up the true potential of medical tourism and overcome Growth-Limiting Factors

Medical Tourism is a $100+ Billion USD industry and growing, but for many stakeholders their own medical travel business growth has yet to reach its true potential. Marketing efforts aren’t getting the results desired, business development in a global market with different business cultures and languages is difficult and while some healthcare providers are growing and having their best year ever, other have remained static and nothing they do is moving the needle.

Patient Experience
Editorial

Trust: A Key Index for Successful medical travel programs

Trust is the new metric for the new normal of medical travel. If a health buyer or payer does not entrust their overall health - mental, physical, and emotional - to your hands during the entire care continuum, they will not be scheduling that flight to your destination.

Medical Tourism
Medical Tourism

Winning Strategies for Attracting Portuguese Medical Tourists

Attracting Portuguese medical tourists requires understanding their cultural preferences and expectations. Discover effective marketing strategies, cultural accommodations, and the role of Global Healthcare Accreditation in preparing healthcare providers for this target market. Tap into the Portuguese market and provide exceptional care by partnering with Global Healthcare Accreditation. Learn how Global Healthcare Resources and the Medical Tourism Association can assist in market penetration. medical tourism Portugal, Portuguese medical tourists, targeting Portuguese market, healthcare marketing strategies, cultural accommodations, Global Healthcare Accreditation, market penetration, Global Healthcare Resources, Medical Tourism Association.

Korea Medical Tourism
Medical Tourism

South Korea Targets a Surge in Medical Tourism to Reach 700,000 by 2027

South Korea aims to attract 700,000 medical tourists by 2027 through a strategy combining healthcare services and tourism. Initiatives include improving immigration processes, healthcare distribution, industry strength, and global awareness. They plan to increase healthcare facilities offering e-visa applications and offer tailored packages leveraging K-pop and TV dramas.

Wellness Travel
Wellness Travel & Tourism

Wellness Korea: The Landmark of Korea’s Largest Medicinal Herb Market

South Korea Wellness: Seoul Yangnyeongsi was formed around Cheongnyangni Station in the 1960s. It was advantageous to import medicines produced in the inland mountainous areas where the central railway passes. Even now, it is the largest oriental medicine-related special zone in Korea, with more than 1,000 specialized businesses such as oriental clinics, oriental medicine pharmacies, and herbal medicine dealers. Seoul K-Medi Center serves as a landmark for this vast and unique market.

Medical Tourism
Medical Tourism

Excellent Dental Services in South Korea

The delicate and accurate dexterity of Koreans is well known in several fields. In particular, medical and scientific technologies that require sophisticated hand techniques, such as stem cell extraction, microscopic surgery, and robot surgery, prove that Korean scientists and physicians have extraordinary skills. For this reason, the number of overseas patients visiting Korea for medical and dental surgeries or treatments is increasing.

Medical Tourism
Medical Tourism

Embracing the Resurgence and Future of Medical Tourism

Medical tourism, Medical travel, Medical Tourism Training, Medical Travel Training, consumer education, Global Healthcare Accreditation, Certified Medical Travel Professionals, training, accreditation. Discover the exciting resurgence of the medical tourism industry through the eyes of the founder of the Medical Tourism Association. With innovative players entering the market and fresh strategies, the pandemic has provided an opportunity for positive change and growth. The MTA is heavily investing in consumer education and awareness, while the Medical Tourism Moonshot initiative aims to eliminate barriers hindering sector success. Join the first American healthcare conference focused on medical tourism adoption by self-funded employers and payers in May and invest in training and accreditation for optimal business outcomes. Don't miss out on the tremendous opportunities the future of medical tourism holds. Contact Jonathan Edelheit to learn more.

Medical Tourism
Editorial

Building a Sustainable Medical Tourism Destination

To tap into the ever growing medical tourism market, destinations need to leverage key elements that are crucial for building a sustainable medical tourism destination, including government support, public-private partnerships, tourism planning, human resources training, accreditation and certification, and marketing and promotion.

Patient Experience
Patient Experience & Hospitality

Three Key Steps to Building a Great Medical Travel Patient Experience

Patients and health consumers are becoming more self-aware and more conscious of what quality healthcare delivery means. As a result, patients expect a certain level of quality along the care continuum that border on safety, transparency, swift and seamless communications, risk mitigation, and quality of care. If patients perceive a lack of commitment to these expectations, they might consider other destinations or providers to meet their needs.