A Study Medical Tourism in China

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WELCOME TO MEDICAL TOURISM IN CHINA
Why medicaltourism-china.com ?
The medicaltourism-china.com is Chinese professional company for the most comprehensive medical care, since its inception, has been in constant development and growth, we have the capacity of Chinese most qualified professionals in the medical disciplines and hospitals are well equipped with ultra-modern machines.

China is a very attractive and safe destination for medical tourism, we have signed a cooperation agreement with all Chinese large and medium-sized professional hospitals. All of our medical centers are equipped with ultra-modern equipment and have excellent standards and a dedicated health consultants and the well-known surgeon.

Therefore, we guarantee the best treatment, care and the best post-operative care and high patient satisfaction and patient appreciation.

What is Medical Tourism ?
Medical Tourism (also known as health tourism or medical travel) is a term to describe the trend where people from one part of the world travel to another to obtain medical, dental, and surgical care. In 2005, more than 500,000 US residents traveled abroad for medical or dental treatment, according to the National Coalition on Health Care.

Is Medical Tourism safe?

This is the first and probably the most important question that comes to mind when talking about medical tourism

Any medical surgery or procedure, no matter where it’s carried out, entails some risk. This is where we really add value to the customer and work hard to provide information on the choice of high quality medical facilities

Medical Tourism Corporation team has many years of collective experience in patient care and hospital administration in China.

The following are our requirements when we add any health care provider to our network:

• ISO 9000 certified or accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI), USA. (JCI is the international arm of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, which evaluates quality standards of US hospitals ). Or they are working towards these certifications or accreditations. This assures that they follow the best practices and quality standards in the industry.

• Proven track record and the highest quality of service. No waiting time; personal attention from doctors.

• Medical staff with experience working in medical institutions in China.

• Staff who speak English or have an English speaking interpretatoravailable for the international patients.

Medical tourism
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This article may contain original research. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding references. Statements consisting only of original research may be removed. (October 2008) Medical tourism (also called medical travel, or health tourism) is a term initially coined by travel agencies and the mass media to describe the practice of travelling across international borders to obtain health care. It also refers pejoratively to the practice of healthcare providers travelling internationally to deliver healthcare.[1][2] Services typically sought by travelers include elective procedures as well as complex specialized surgeries such as joint replacement (knee/hip), cardiac surgery, dental surgery, and cosmetic surgeries. Individuals with rare genetic disorders may travel to another country where treatment of these conditions is better understood. However, virtually every type of health care, including psychiatry, alternative treatments, convalescent care and even burial services are available. Over 50 countries have identified medical tourism as a national industry.[3] However, accreditation and other measures of quality vary widely across the globe, and some destinations may become hazardous or even dangerous for medical tourists. In the context of global health, the term "medical tourism" is pejorative because during such trips health care providers often...
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