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Successful robotic spinal surgery at Vejthani Hospital Vejthani Hospital, the first private hospital in Southeast Asia to introduce Robotic Spinal Surgery approved by FDA, USA along with the expert team of veteran spine specialists ensure 99.70% accuracy in the surgical outcomes.

Vejthani Hospital becomes one of the most certified Thai hospitals Vejthani Hospital, a private quaternary hospital in Bangkok, has received 5 Clinical Care Program Certifications from Joint Commission International, USA that accredits the top-tier hospitals with highest patient safety.

The Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program awarded its “Accreditation with Excellence” to Vejthani Hospital. The Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program awarded its “Accreditation with Excellence” to Vejthani Hospital.

GENESIS Hospital receives successful inspection for European Standard GENESIS Hospital was the first Hospital in Northern Greece to be certified with this standard which relates to the provision of health services.

GENESIS Hospital receives award for Commercial Excellence The GENESIS Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital received the award for Commercial Excellence during a brilliant celebration at the Hotel Grande Bretagne Athens for the established “Diamonds of the Greek Economy Awards 2018".

GENESIS Hospital announces successful quality inspection GENESIS Hospital announces the successful outcome of a quality inspection done by the International Medical Tourism Certification Body, TEMOS International, in accordance with the standard “Quality in International Patient Care".

GENESIS Hospital attend the IMTJ Summit 2018 GENESIS Hospital, who are intending to expand into medical tourism, participated in the annual “IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018” which was held in Athens in May.

Helvetic Dental Clinics receive “Best of Budapest” award for the second year running Helvetic Dental Clinics Budapest has been named "Best of Budapest & Hungary" in "Health and Medical Services" category.

The Forest of Embryos: Institut Marquès plants a tree for every birth Institut Marquès, an internationally-recognised fertility clinic in Barcelona, Spain has recently launched The Forest of Embryos, a reforestation programme that involves planting a tree in honour of each child born as a result of its treatments.

Pioneering pulmonary balloon angioplasty procedure performed with the use of Virtual Reality Goggles The European Health Center Otwock near Warsaw in Poland has performed a pioneering balloon angioplasty procedure with the support of HoloLens Virtual Reality Goggles.

Baby joy for Malaga cancer patient who froze her eggs In the first case of its type seen at the Reproduction Unit of Gutenberg Centre (URE) located in Malaga, Spain, a cancer patient who froze her eggs has given birth to a healthy baby.

IVF for lesbian couples in Greece EmBIO Medical Center’s high success rates in fertility treatments, coupled with Greece’s progressive patient-friendly legislation, make it possible for same-sex female couples to get pregnant using IVF in Greece.

Balloon kyphoplasty now available at St Catherine Specialty Hospital in Croatia St Catherine Specialty Hospital in Croatia has performed its first procedures using balloon kyphoplasty, a minimally-invasive treatment for spinal compression fractures

What type of person chooses to go for treatment abroad? Treatment Abroad has analysed he demographics of UK medical tourists to gain a better insight into the market. This has been done through examination of the reviews submitted to the website Medical Tourism Reviews over the past year.

Dental tourism as popular as ever With the costs of dental treatment in the UK ever increasing and waiting lists getting longer each year, medical tourism for dental treatment is proving a popular choice for many UK patients. Not only this but the expertise and range of treatments availab

What are the most popular dental tourism destinations? The Treatment Abroad study evaluated website enquiries over this 6 month period and revealed that the countries of Central & Eastern Europe are proving to be the most popular destinations

What are the top medical tourism destinations for fertility treatments? Further analysis shows Spain to be the most popular country with over 200 enquiries, but with Greece not far behind

Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) is popular with UK medical tourists Treatment Abroad analysed patient enquiries on the website over the first 6 months of 2017 to gain a better understanding of the fertility medical tourism market

ICSI is popular with UK medical tourists Treatment Abroad analysed patient enquiries on the website over the first 6 months of 2017 to gain a better understanding of the fertility medical tourism market

IVF treatment is the most popular treatment for UK fertility patients. According to a recent Treatment Abroad study, more UK patients interested in fertility treatment abroad enquired about IVF treatment than any other fertility treatment.

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