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INDONESIA | Wednesday, 4 April 2012 | Views [753] | Comments [1]

Nowadays, people prefer going abroad to get better healthcare rather than having local treatment .  The reason they provide is in the term of quality of the healthcare. People with a lot of money need a very good doctor as well as good facilities for taking care of their health. As regards, some countries are developing a new concept of healthcare named Medical Tourism. Medical Tourism is a medical treatment provided by a country for people outside that country who came, intentionally, to get medical treatment in that country. There are several differences in each countries regarding the Medical Tourism itself.  In Turkey, the concept of Medical Tourism described by getting a better healthcare with reasonable cost. This concept surely draws attention from many people as the service users. Practically, when a patient comes to Turkey to get medical treatment, his family will be provided with accommodation such as hotel, restaurant and transportation without spending more budget. However not all hospital given authority to provide such healthcare. It is only hospitals that have been accredited and certified by Joint Commission International (JCI) are able to run the concept. So, government of Turkey is not only trying to improve their medical field but also the tourism. Then, in Singapore, the concept of Medical Tourism is not much different with Turkey. Singapore provides tourism package for family of a person who get medical treatment, there.  The package includes accommodation and shopping trip. Then, just like in Turkey, there are only several hospital could equip this concept. Last but not least is Indonesia. The concept Medical Tourism, or Health Tourism in Indonesia is still being a hot issue to be discussed by the government and stakeholders. However, they have not got any clear concept about it. Some expert recommends that Health Tourism in Indonesia can be described by having a spa in hospital.  Since, it have not been set, we might see for several years ahead.

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Imagine a place where you can practice state-of-the-art medicine right now without the regulatory or administrative burdens that you struggle with every day. Our center offers an invigorating and challenging environment that’s based on some of the most successful technology incubators in Silicon Valley and New York. In the Cayman Islands, we have built an ecosystem of medical innovation where practitioners can access cutting-edge medical treatment options for their patients that European physicians already access years before the US. 

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  Alessia Dec 19, 2014 5:56 AM

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