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Medical Tourism Facts and Figures 2015

  • ID: 3224113
  • May 2015
  • Region: Global
  • 1500 Pages
  • Ian Youngman

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6 billion people travel for medical treatment from one country to another, and if you add in those who travel a distance within a country - it exceeds 10 billion a year. For 2015 the widely respected annual report on medical tourism facts and figures has had a makeover to put medical tourism into context.

- More countries - 162 very detailed profiles
- More information on local healthcare and healthcare insurance of all types
- More detail on local medical tourism
- More global information on medical tourism and healthcare
- An extended and better layout for country profiles information
- An extended and more logical layout for information

This report puts medical tourism back into the context of what local healthcare offers, what compulsory and voluntary health insurance covers - the drivers of inbound and outbound business. Although full regulation is far off, more countries are bringing in regulation on who can offer local medical tourism, or becoming tougher on what agencies and others can say on adverts.

This massive report is the result of over a decade of research and collecting information on the subject and a perfect antidote to the guesses READ MORE >

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Country Information
- Inbound medical tourism numbers 2014
- Outbound medical tourism numbers 2014
- Country background
- 2014 population
- 2014 tourism numbers
- Politics Economy Healthcare
- Healthcare reforms
- Healthcare cities Healthcare price controls Cross - border healthcare State health insurance
- State health insurance reforms
- Compulsory health insurance
- Compulsory health insurance reforms
- Compulsory travel health insurance
- Private health insurance
- Health insurers and medical tourism
- Health insurance regulation
- Health insurance regulation reform
- Health insurance price regulation
- Health insurance price regulation reform
- Medical tourism numbers in
- Where medical tourists come from
- Target markets
- Medical tourism revenue
- Medical tourism numbers out
- Where medical tourists go
- Medical tourism overview
- Domestic medical tourism
- Medical tourism regulation
- Medical tourism regulation reform
- Plans to promote medical tourism
- Medical tourism targets
- Medical tourism problems
- Promotional bodies - national
- Promotional bodies - regional

Countries A To Z
- Abu Dhabi
- Afghanistan
- Albania
- Algeria
- Andorra
- Angola
- Antigua
- Argentina
- Armenia
- Australia
- Austria
- Azerbaijan
- Bahamas
- Bahrain
- Bangladesh
- Barbados
- Belarus
- Belgium
- Belize
- Bermuda
- Bolivia
- Bosnia
- Botswana
- Brazil
- British Virgin Islands
- Brunei
- Bulgaria
- Burundi
- Cambodia
- Canada
- Cayman Islands
- Chile
- China
- Colombia
- Costa Rica
- Croatia
- Cuba
- Curacao
- Cyprus
- Czech Republic
- Darussalam
- Denmark
- Dominica
- Dominican Republic
- Dubai
- Ecuador
- Egypt
- El Salvador
- Estonia
- Ethiopia
- Fiji
- Finland
- France
- Georgia
- Germany
- Ghana
- Gibraltar
- Greece
- Grenada
- Guatemala
- Guernsey
- Guyana
- Honduras
- Hong Kong
- Hungary
- Iceland
- India
- Indonesia
- Iran
- Iraq
- Ireland
- Israel
- Italy
- Jamaica
- Japan
- Jersey
- Jordan
- Kazakhstan
- Kenya
- Kuwait
- Kyrgyzstan
- Latvia
- Lebanon
- Lesotho
- Libya
- Lithuania
- Luxembourg
- Macedonia
- Malawi
- Malaysia
- Malta
- Mauritius
- Mexico
- Moldova
- Monaco
- Mongolia
- Montenegro
- Morocco
- Mozambique
- Myanmar
- Netherlands
- New Zealand
- Nicaragua
- Nigeria
- Norway
- Oman
- Pakistan
- Panama
- Papua New Guinea
- Paraguay
- Peru
- Philippines
- Poland
- Portugal
- Puerto Rico
- Qatar
- Romania
- Russia
- Rwanda
- St Kitts And Nevis
- St Lucia
- Saudi Arabia
- Serbia
- Singapore
- Slovak
- Republic Slovenia
- South Africa
- South Korea
- Spain
- Sri Lanka
- Sudan
- Swaziland
- Sweden
- Switzerland
- Syria
- Taiwan
- Tanzania
- Thailand
- Trinidad And Tobago
- Tunisia
- Turkey
- Turks and Caicos
- Uganda
- Ukraine
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
- USA Uruguay
- Venezuela
- Vietnam
- Yemen
- Zambia
- Zimbabwe

Global Medical Tourism
- Global tourism
- Global medical tourism figures
- Top 35 global destinations 2015
- Top 10 European destinations 2015
- Top 35 Outbound destinations 2015
- Top 15 Health and wellness destinations 2015

A To Z Of Medical Tourism
- Academic studies
- Addiction treatment Advertising regulation
- Advertising regulation case studies 2015
- Agencies Agency frauds Agency regulation
- Agency requirements of hospitals
- Agency scams Birth tourism Cosmetic surgery
- Cosmetic surgery safety
- Defining medical tourism
- Defining medical tourists
- Dental tourism
- Diabetes treatment
- Domestic medical tourism
- Elderly care
- Eye care safety
- Fertility treatment tourism
- Future of medical tourism
- History of medical tourism
- Hotels and wellness tourism
- International medical accreditation
- Market potential
- Medical cruise tourism
- Medical negligence
- Medical price comparison sites
- Medical tourism leaders
- Medical tourism numbers
- Medical tourism numbers by country
- Obesity treatment
- Obesity treatment regulation
- Organ transplants
- Organ transplant tourism
- Potential in growing economies
- Price comparisons
- Price comparison sites
- Regional medical tourism
- Safety
- Social media
- Spa types
- Stem cell treatment
- Television channels
- Top ten medical tourism destinations
- Travel agencies
- Tour operators Uninsured Americans
- Waiting times
- Wellness travel trends
- Why medical tourists need
- Specialist travel insurance
- Why people become medical tourists
- World events

Regional Information
- AFRICA
- - IMF
- - Southern African Development Community
- AMERICAS
- - Mercosur
- - North American Free Trade Agreement
- - Pacific Alliance
- - Trans - Pacific Partnership
- ASIA
- - Association of South East Asian Nations
- AUSTRALASIA CARIBBEAN
- - Caribbean Tourism Organisation
- - Caricom
- EUROPE
- - European spas and wellness
- - European Union
- - European Union cross - border healthcare
- - EU cross - border healthcare official EU patient information
- - EU Cross border healthcare in EFTA countries
- - European Union cross - border healthcare rules on professional liability
- - European Health Insurance Card
- - European Package Travel Directive
- - EU Health Programme - EFRETOS project European standards on cosmetic surgery MIDDLE EAST
- - Gulf Cooperation Council

Healthcare/ Treatment Information
- Clinic Compare
- Compare My Smile
- Cosmetic Surgery Compare
- DocDoc
- FindMeHealth
- HCCI
- MediBid
- Medigo
- RightClinic
- Teethwise
- Treatment Abroad
- WhatClinic

Health Insurance Comparison Sites
- NowCompare

Organisations
- Association of International Medical Insurance Providers
- ACHS International
- Acreditas Global
- Accreditation Canada International
- American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities International
- American Nurses Credentialing Centre
- Asian Medical Travel Council
- Asian Society for Quality in Healthcare
- CHKS
- COHSASA
- DNV - GL Healthcare
- European co - operation for Accreditation
- European Union Network for Patient Safety
- European Society for Quality in Healthcare
- European Spas Association
- FDI World Dental Federation
- Global Clinic Rating
- Global Healthcare Travel Council
- Haute Autorite de Sante
- Health Care Elsewhere
- HealthCare Tourism International
- International Board of Medicine and Surgery
- International Healthcare Commission International Hospital Federation
- International Medical Spa Association
- International Organization for Standardization
- International Society for Quality in Health Care
- International Spa Association
- Joint Commission International
- Leading Hotels of the World
- Medical Tourism Association
- Medical Travel Commission
- Medical Travel Quality Alliance
- NABH International
- Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
- QHA Trent
- SafeCare
- Swiss Leading Hospitals
- Temos
- Treatment Abroad
- Wellness Tourism Worldwide
- World Health Organisation
- World Medical Association

Global Research On Healthcare
- Commonwealth Fund
- Deloitte
- DUQuE
- MedAire
- OECD
- World Health Organisation
- World Innovation Summit for Health

Global Research On Travel
- International Air Transport Association
- ITB Berlin
- UNWTO
- World Tourism and Travel Council

Global Research On Medical Tourism
- British Sociological Association
- Glenn Cohen
- Economic and Social Research Council
- Global Wellness Institute
- IMTJ
- Indian Journal of Medical Ethics
- IPSOS
- McKinsey
- Palgrave Macmillan Placid Way Routledge
- Simon Fraser University
- Spafinder Wellness 365
- SRI International
- Tourism Observatory for Health, Wellness and Spa
- University of Leeds University of York
- Ian Yeoman

Global Research On Health Insurance
- EY
- Mercer
- Now Health International
- Pacific Prime Pryce Warner
- Swiss Re Sigma
- World Health Organisation
- World Innovation Summit for Health

Regional Research On Healthcare
- Accenture
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
- Deloitte
- Eurobarometer
- European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- Eurostat
- Health Consumer Powerhouse International
- Longevity Centre
- OECD
- Stackpole & Associates
- Towers Watson
- World Health Organisation

Regional Research on Travel
- Eurobarometer
- European Travel Commission
- Eurostat
- World Travel and Tourism Council

Regional Research on Medical Tourism
- John Connell
- Simon Fraser University

Regional Research On Health Insurance
- CCW Mercer
- Qatar Financial Centre Authority
- Roland Berger

National Research On Healthcare
- ARMENIA
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- AUSTRALIA
- - Fraser Institute Frost and Sullivan OECD
- AUSTRIA
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- BELARUS
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- BRAZIL
- - Federal Council of Medicine
- CANADA
- - Fraser Institute
- - CD Howe Institute
- CHINA
- - Pacific Prime
- CROATIA
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- CZECH REPUBLIC
- - OECD
- DENMARK
- - OECD
- DUBAI
- - Colliers International
- - Pacific Prime
- ESTONIA
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- GERMANY
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- - Fraser Institute
- HONG KONG
- - Pacific Prime
- ICELAND
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- INDIA
- - Infrastructure Development Finance Company
- INDONESIA
- - Frost and Sullivan
- IRELAND
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- ISRAEL
- - Bank of Israel
- - OECD
- ITALY
- - OECD
- JAPAN
- - Fraser Institute
- - OECD
- LATVIA
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- LITHUANIA
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- MALTA
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- NETHERLANDS
- - Fraser Institute
- NORWAY
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- - OECD
- PORTUGAL
- - OECD
- RUSSIA
- - OECD
- SAUDI ARABIA
- - Economist Intelligence Unit
- SINGAPORE
- - Pacific Prime
- SOUTH KOREA
- - OECD
- SPAIN
- - Gallup - Healthways
- SWEDEN
- - OECD
- SWITZERLAND
- - OECD
- TURKEY
- - OECD
- - U.S.A Commonwealth Fund
- UZBEKISTAN
- - European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

National Research On Medical Tourism
- ARGENTINA
- - University College London
- AUSTRALIA
- - Deloitte
- - Victoria State Government
- BARBADOS
- - Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association
- - CTA Economic and Export Analysts
- - Health and Wellness Tourism Development Task Force
- - Simon Fraser University
- CANADA
- - Center for Bioethics - University of Minnesota
- - Conference Board of Canada
- - Deloitte
- - Fraser Institute
- - Simon Fraser University
- DUBAI
- - PwC
- HUNGARY
- - Teethwise
- - Tourism Observatory for Health Wellness and Spa
- INDIA
- - Lydia Gan
- - Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management
- - KPMG
- - Progress Harmony
- - Anu Raia Kristen Smith
- IRAN
- - Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization
- IRELAND
- - Fáilte Ireland
- ISRAEL
- - Finance Ministry
- - German Committee
- - Knesset Research and Information Center
- JAMAICA
- - CTA Economic and Export Analysts
- LITHUANIA
- - Ministry of Economy
- MALAYSIA
- - Frost and Sullivan Wageningen University
- MEXICO
- - Simon Fraser University
- - Tourism Observatory of Baja California
- - UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
- MONGOLIA
- - Simon Fraser University
- OMAN
- - Sultan Qaboos University
- PAKISTAN
- - University Clinic of Nephrology, Macedonia
- PHILIPPINES
- - HealthCORE Research
- - Philippine Institute for Development Studies
- PUERTO RICO
- - Foundation for Puerto Rico
- ROMANIA
- - International Journal for Responsible Tourism
- RUSSIA
- - Moscow MedShow
- SAINT LUCIA
- - Simon Fraser University
- SERBIA
- - World Travel & Tourism Council
- SOUTH AFRICA
- - Southern African Research Center - Queen's University Canada
- SOUTH KOREA
- - Lydia Gan
- - Hong Kong Polytechnic University
- - Korea Consumer Agency Korea Tourism Organisation
- SPAIN
- - Gran Canaria Spa Wellness & Health Association
- SWEDEN
- - Sodertorn University
- SWITZERLAND
- - Deloitte
- TAIWAN
- - Chung - Hua Institution for Economic Research
- THAILAND
- - Kasicom Research
- - Suan Dusit Rajabhat University and Srinakharinwirot University
- TRINIDAD
- - CTA Economic & Export Analysts
- TUNISIA
- - University of Carthage
- TURKEY
- - Department of Health Tourism
- - Koç University
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
- -Economic Intelligence Unit
- - PwC
- UNITED KINGDOM
- - Bartlett - University College of London
- - Bournemouth University
- - Confused.com
- - Health and Fitness Travel
- - MindMetre Teethwise University of York
- - WhatClinic
- USA
- - Deloitte
- - Florida TaxWatch
- - Journal of General Internal Medicine
- - Medical Tourism Research Center
- - Rush University and University HealthSystem Consortium
- - Software Advice
- - Wellness Tourism Worldwide

National Research On Health Insurance
- AUSTRALIA
- - Centre for Policy Development
- - Fraser Institute
- CANADA
- - University of British Columbia
- CHINA
- - Now Health
- GREECE
- - Kapa Research / Athens School of Public Health
- INDIA
- - Max Bupa Health Insurance
- - NATHEALTH
- JAPAN
- - Osaka University
- NEW ZEALAND
- - Health Funds Association
- ROMANIA
- - GfK Romania
- UNITED KINGDOM
- - Expacare
- - Jelf International
- - Medibroker
- - MediCare International
- USA
- - Aon Hewitt
- - HCMS Group
- - Public Citizens
- VIETNAM
- - World Bank

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- ACHS International
- Accenture
- Accreditation Canada International
- Acreditas Global
- American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities International
- American Nurses Credentialing Centre
- Aon
- Asian Medical Travel Council
- Asian Society for Quality in Healthcare
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
- Association of International Medical Insurance Providers
- British Sociological Association
- CCW Mercer
- CHKS COHSASA
- Caricom
- Clinic Compare Compare
- Commonwealth Fund
- DNV-GL Healthcare
- Deloitte
- Duque
- EY Mercer
- Economic and Social Research Council
- Eurobarometer
- European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
- European Society for Quality in Healthcare
- European Spas Association
- European Travel Commission
- European Union Network for Patient Safety
- European co-operation for Accreditation
- Eurostat
- FDI World Dental Federation
- FindMeHealth
- Glenn Cohen
- Global Clinic Rating
- Global Healthcare Travel Council
- Global Wellness Institute
- HCCI
- Haute Autorite de Sante
- Health Care Elsewhere
- Health Consumer Powerhouse
- HealthCare Tourism International
- IMTJ
- IPSOS
- ITB Berlin
- Ian Yeoman
- Indian Journal of Medical Ethics
- International Air Transport Association
- International Board of Medicine and Surgery
- International Healthcare Commission
- International Hospital Federation
- International Longevity Centre OECD
- International Medical Spa Association
- International Organization for Standardization
- International Society for Quality in Health Care
- International Spa Association
- John Connell
- Joint Commission International
- Leading Hotels of the World Medical Tourism Association
- McKinsey
- MedAire
- MediBid
- Medibroker
- Medical Travel Commission
- Medical Travel Quality Alliance
- Medigo
- My Smile Cosmetic
- NABH International
- Now Health International
- Now Health International
- NowCompare
- OECD
- Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
- Pacific Prime
- Palgrave Macmillan
- PlacidWay
- Pryce Warner S
- QHA Trent
- Qatar Financial Centre Authority
- RightClinic
- Roland Berger
- Routledge
- SRI International
- SafeCare
- Simon Fraser University
- Spafinder Wellness 365
- Stackpole & Associates
- Surgery Compare DocDoc
- Swiss Leading Hospitals
- Swiss Re Sigma
- Teethwise
- Temos
- Tourism Observatory for Health, Wellness and Spa
- Towers Watson
- Treatment Abroad
- UNWTO
- University of Leeds
- University of York
- Wellness Tourism Worldwide
- WhatClinic
- World Health Organisation
- World Innovation Summit for Health
- World Medical Association
- World Tourism and Travel Council

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