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Benefits of Medical Tourism

Posted in HealthCare Resources by Pam on November 17, 2011

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“Medical Tourism” is a big buzzword these days!  Described in Wikipedia: “Medical tourism (also called medical travel, health tourism or global healthcare) is a term initially coined by travel agencies and the mass media to describe the rapidly-growing 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.” This can be anything from having cardiac bypass surgery to Botox to hip replacement all the way to having some minor diagnostic studies performed.

There are numerous reasons that people look to Puerto Vallarta for these types of services and procedures. (more…)