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Social Media outperforming traditional systems of communication in global Medical Travel industry The global medical travel market is simultaneously experiencing both saturation and exponential growth.

Medicare4U Ltd has merged with Norwegian Euromedicare to offer healthcare services in Scandinavia Medicare4U Ltd is a UK based medical facilitator has entered into a contract with Euromedicare to facilitate the medical tourism in the Scandinavian region.

Moonray Healthcare acquires Lexum® Moonray Healthcare today announced the acquisition of Lexum, the market leading provider of ophthalmology in Czech Republic and Poland.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® to be Featured in Focus On™ Series Leading US cancer treatment hospitals to be showcased in new, popular digital publication series focused on Mexico and Latin America.

Kiev Municipal Heart Center performs surgery with bioresorbable scaffold (stent) Kiev Municipal Heart Center announced today that it will perform a surgery first time in Eastern Europe and Russia with a revolutionary bioresorbable vascular scaffold by ABSORB™

The mental and psychological status of couples needing infertility treatment We all talk how emotions and thoughts affect the body. How come then, when a IVF treatment is on the line, the mental and psychological status of the couple are rarely taken into account beforehand ?

Temos Certificate “Quality in International Patients’ Care” for Mediterraneo Hospital Athens, Greece Mediterraneo Hospital is a private tertiary care hospital founded in 2000. It is a 147-bed state of the art general hospital, situated in Glyfada, south of Athens.

Research shows dental prices in the UK are among the highest in Europe CroMedicor, the leading Croatian web portal for medical tourism, has published an extensive survey of dental prices in EU countries and has compared them with prices in dental clinics in Croatia.

Rethymno Medical Assistance in Crete has been awarded Temos certification Every second traveler worldwide suffers from medical problems during the trip.

Ibn Al-Haytham Hospital becomes first Temos certified hospital in Middle East As the first hospital in Middle East Ibn Al-Haytham Hospital in Amman, Jordan received the Temos Certificates "Quality in International Patients' Care" and "Excellence in Medical Tourism" for its high class medical, non-clinical and technical services offered for national and international patients.

Television documentary about dental tourism Kreativ Dental Clinic will be appearing on Sky television within the documentary series "HOW TO... Plan for your retirement" during October and December 2012.

The Medical Travel Commission® (MTC) announces funding for international healthcare The Medical Travel Commission today announced a program to donate 5% of all certification fees in support of healthcare services in a hospital's local region.

Dental implants at half UK prices in Hungary Kreativ Dental Clinic from Budapest in Hungary spent 3 fantastic days attending the 50+ Show at the Olympia Exhibition Centre, Kensington London in July 2012.

The Mount Sinai Hospital receives Medical Travel Commission's 2012 Certification The Medical Travel Commission™ (MTC) has announced that The Mount Sinai Hospital of New York is MTC 2012 Certified, and meets the Commission's International Patient Program criteria for 2012.

The Korean Wave of medical tourism The Korean Wave refers to the current international trend of Korean culture like K-POP or TV shows, and this popularity is continuing on to medical tourism.

Reimbursement of Temos Certification Reimbursement of Temos Certification costs by Turkish Ministry of Economy

Establishment of Medical Travel Tourism The Medical Travel Commission™ was established to create the optimal experience for Medical Travel Patients through the certification of established and vetted customer service standards.

IVF with donor eggs allowed up to menopause in Bulgaria Bulgaria has removed the age constraint of 51 years for women willing to conceive through donor eggs.

International Medical Travel Exhibition & Conferences to examine the ‘Consumerism of Medical Care’ Modern healthcare systems expect patients to act as consumers. Market principles, competition and choice drive the market encouraging greater public access to medical information and the growth of the healthcare ‘lay expert’.

Rise in plastic surgery patients boosts specialist surgeons An increase in demand for cosmetic procedures in Israel has led to a spike in the number of doctors choosing to specialise in this area of surgery.

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