Medical Tourism India - An Insight

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					        Medical Tourism India – An Insight
Medical Tourism
Medical tourism is a great new trend that is changing the way that thousands of
Americans and Europeans are choosing to have surgery.

This exciting new way of receiving medical treatment involves traveling to an advanced
facility, having your procedure at a much lower cost, and using the savings to opt for
and enjoy a holiday during your recovery in an exotic location!

Here people seek Medical Treatments in foreign country and travel
to obtain a variety of medical and surgical treatments at a much
lower price.

Medical Treatment & Tourism
Medical Tourism is also for the people who either do not have
Medical Insurance, NHS, etc or these are not enough to cover the
treatment they need.

Another category of the people opting for Medical Treatment in India are those who
need to take a medical treatment and also wish to take that holiday, so they combine
their Treatment & Holiday Together and still save big. They combine this with a
vacation in the country they are visiting.

“Research has shown that recovery in a new and stimulating
environment is much faster than if you were to stay in
hospital or at home”.
   1. The procedures in countries like India are usually
      far less expensive – in certain cases, as less as
      15% of the cost for the same treatment abroad.

   2. The medical professionals in these facilities are
      some of the most well-trained and experienced
      surgeons in their fields.

   3. The standards of hospitality at hospitals in
      countries like India and certain other far and middle-Eastern countries are
      far higher than in America or Europe.

   4. Research has shown that recovery in a new and stimulating environment is
      much faster than if you were to stay in hospital or at home.

   5. All doctors and medical staff speak fluent English, as does most of the
Medical Tourism in India
Here people from all over the world travel to India for
various medical treatments & pay a much lesser price
for the treatment here & also take a holiday here & still
save money.

Cost of certain treatments in India is as less as 25% of
the cost for the same treatment abroad and today,
India offers World Class Medical Treatments with world class medical facilities at
fraction of cost comparatively. It makes India the an ideal healthcare destination
for highly specialized medical care & High Quality Medical Facilities.

India is already one of the most popular destinations for medical tourists and
with the all round growth and development, is confident to further enhance it’s

A recent CII-McKinsey study on healthcare says Medical Tourism is likely
to grow to US$ 125-250 Million by 2012.

Compared to many other Medical Tourism countries, India has both the
Professional the Technological setup and infrastructure to support it and help
stay ahead of its competition for many years.

Many Pharmaceuticals Companies meet the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
requirements and numerous Indian hospitals provide Treatments & Healthcare
Services that are simply available only here. Many Hospitals in India are JCI
Certified which requires to meet the most stringent norms.

Key benefits of Medical Treatments &
Tourism in India
   •   World Class Treatment & Fraction of comparative cost in
       western countries.

   •   Patients from more than 55 countries treated in India.

   •   Medical Technology, Equipments. Facilities & Infrastructure in India at par with
       International Standards.

   •   The Indian doctors are recognized as amongst the best at International levels.

   •   Practically no waiting time for Taking Medical Treatment.

   •   India rated among the top 5 favorite tourism destinations worldwide.
Worldwide Growth of Medical Tourism…..

Several factors combined together has led to the
unimaginable increase in popularity of medical tourism

1. Low costs & World Class Medical Treatments .

The costs of Medical Treatments in majority of Western
Countries tend to be high in relation to the major
medical treatments & tourism destination countries and
the advanced facilities, awareness and accessibility has led to a favourable
situation where people can take advantage of this benefit & avail world class
medical & healthcare treatments abroad

2. Low travel costs

The major reduction in travel costs worldwide has been a
great advantage that makes medical treatments & tourism
in these countries more affordable.

3. High Growth of World Class Medical Treatments in Foreign Countries.

In recent years the technology and standards of care in many developing
countries have seen dramatic improvements and these
countries now have standards of healthcare that are on par
with any in the USA or Western Europe.

As a matter of fact, many Eastern countries like India
produce more doctors and Foreign and domestic
investment schemes, as well as growing government
support in the health care industries in many of these
countries are some of the best in the world. You will find
that larger facilities are equipped with the latest in medical

Many new surgical procedures are pioneered in India’s large hospitals, and there
are many experts and leaders in various surgical fields who work in Indian

People facing major surgery in the near future and are now not worried about
how they will afford it without insurance and they consider opting for treatment
abroad. Likewise, they get an excuse to go on an exotic holiday without
spending more than they would have on their surgery and also Medical Tourism
is a great way to enjoy their recovery on vacation.
Medical Treatments & Tourism – Major Destinations
Major Medical Tourism Destinations - India, South Asia, & South America.

These countries alongwith World Class Medical &
Healthcare, also offer various touring, sight-seeing,
shopping, and exploring options.

Apart from these currently the most popular
destinations, the Medical Treatments & Tourism industry
is rapidly growing and many more countries are joining
the list and in continuous effort to establish their own
medical treatments & tourism industry.

The expectation is that the options for medical tourists will continue to increase
as healthcare facilities improve around the world, but which country is best?

Major Medical Treatments & Tourism Destinations:
1. South Asia

South East Asia offers some great advantages for medical tourism with Thailand and
India being the major destinations .

Thailand’s Medical profession is one of the most advanced in this region and
government has extended and invested heavily in supporting high standards.

Medical staffs undertake specialist trainings in foreign countries, including United States
and Europe.

Singapore and Malaysia are also well emerging as medical tourism destinations.

2. South America

Brazil is the main Medical tourism destination in South America. It is
a well established centre for plastic surgeries & treatments.

Brazil has built a good reputation in many areas of medical &
healthcare treatments with volume of medical tourists, mainly from
North America

Although Brazil is expensive, still it is one of the most beautiful countries and offers
good quality medical & healthcare treatments.

Argentina also has a flourishing medical tourism industry, but its geographical
position is problem for many.

3. The Rest Of The World

Medical Tourism industry is growing in many other countries with Eastern Europe, Africa
and Dubai joining the list.

Africa and Eastern Europe can also be considered as emerging medical tourim
destinations, but still have a long way to go to match medical & healthcare treatments
available in other countries, such as India.
India the World Class “Medical Treatment Destination”
World-class Medical Professionals & Doctors

As a matter of fact, India produces more doctors and surgeons per person every
year than most European countries.

World-class Medical Facilities

The health care industry in India is
amongst some of the best in the world,
equipped with the latest in Medical Technology. Equipments.              Facilities   &
Infrastructure in India at par with International Standards.

Medical Research & Technology

Many new surgical procedures are pioneered in India, and many experts and
leaders in various surgical fields work in Indian hospitals. Biotechnology research
has significant investment and India is a leader in stem cell research at a level
approached only by Britain.

A deep look at modern medical literature of India will show that vast amount of
talent and experience in the hospitals of India.

The biggest advantages are that World Class Medical Treatments, with
practically no waiting time and at a fraction of comparative cost in western
countries are available in India

India the “Tourism Destination”

Lonely Planet in a survey of 134 countries -
India has been rated among the top 5 favorite

i-explore - India has been rated among top
5 destinations of the world.

National Geographic Traveler describes- India as “Land of Mystery & Majesty”

Forbes says - “India is one of the world’s fastest growing travel markets".

The most important unique selling points of India include the variety and beauty of
India’s mountain ranges, colorful deserts, green rain forests, virgin beaches and
holiest rivers besides its history, culture, religion and people.

Besides India has architectural wonders like the Taj Mahal, The Golden Temple,
Khajuraho Temples, The Sun Temple, Trimurti and many more.
                          The equation holds so true.

Medical Tourism in India = World Class Treatment+Holiday+Big Savings
World Class Medical Treatments

•   Cosmetic Treatments

•   Dental Treatments

•   ENT Treatments

•   Eye Treatments

•   Gastroenterology

•   Cardiology

•   Neurology

•   Nephrology

•   Gynaecology & IVF

•   Kidney Transplant

•   Minimally Invasive Surgery

•   Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement

•   Surgical Gastroenterology

•   Urology
Planning for Medical Treatment & Tourism in India

☺ STEP 1 : Fill up the Query / Inquiry Form online.
From this moment on, you are on Our Care List.

Send your medical reports with the Query / Inquiry Form or
email, or provide the web link if all the reports are on a web

☺ STEP 2 : We will study the same and identify the suitable
doctor and hospital based on your query, from our list of
Empanelled Doctors.

☺ STEP 3 : After consultation with the Doctors, we get back to you with their
suggestions and how to proceed further.

☺ STEP 4 : Fill up the Registration Form online on the website giving specific
details of medical condition and medical reports with your desired suitable dates.
      Send all your diagnostic, pathological reports and alongwith MRI / CT-
      Scans / OPG Images / X-Rays / Angiograms, etc. with the Registration
      Form or email. CD's or Xerox copies can be sent in addition through
      Courier. You can also provide web link if all the reports
      are on a web folder.

☺ STEP 5 : You may choose to opt for / add a short holiday to
your Medical Tour (Before / After / Interval of Treatment)

☺ STEP 6 : After consultation with our Medical Professionals &
Travel Section, we finalize your Treatment Package and send
you confirmation and complete Booking Details of your Treatment, Holiday
Itinerary, and other relevant details of pre-treatment and post-treatment.

☺ STEP 7 : You finalize details and make advance payments. (100% of
Approximate Cost as decided).

☺ STEP 8 : On finalization and payment receipts itself, we shall provided you
with your Free Local Mobile Number, (with free incoming in Delhi) which can be
given to your people back home to stay in touch with you here during the period
of your stay with us.
☺ STEP 9 : Arrival in India.

☺ STEP 10 : We arrange Airport pick-up and hotel check-in and
provide you your Local Mobile Phone (See Step 8 above). We can
also arrange translator if required (at cost).

☺ STEP 11 : We arrange your meetings with the requisite

☺ Step 12 : If opted, proceed for an advance Holiday before the

☺ STEP 13 : We proceed further with the treatment as discussed
/ finalised.

☺ Step 14 : If opted, Post treatment, proceed for your Holiday
Break, recuperating and Relaxation.

☺ Step 15 : End of trip, hotel Check-out, drop to the Airport.

☺ Step 16 : You return to your home with a smile and a special
Souvenir as gift from Us.

                          Total Turn Key Option
                    Complete Package including Airfare.
  (From & Back To your country) - We have our in-house IATA Travel Agency.

            World Class Medical Treatments at Affordable Prices

            Medical Treatments & Tourism India
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