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Introduction: Many studies examining the phenomena of medical tourism have identified health equity issues associated with this global health services practice. However, there is a notable lack of attention in this existing research to the informal care provided by the friends and family members...

Author(s)
Casey, V.; Crooks, V. A.; Snyder, J.; Turner, L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Journal for Equity in Health, 2013, 12, 94, pp (1 December 2013)
Abstract

This case study describes the situation faced by Bernal Aragón, the Director General of Hospital Clínica Bíblica (HCB), a Costa Rican hospital listed among the top hospitals in Latin America. The protagonist must define the strategy of the hospital, and choose among three principle growth paths:...

Author(s)
Brenes, E. R.; Martínez, C.; Pichardo, C. A.; Sánchez Cordero, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Business Research, 2016, 69, 9, pp 3839-3847
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to ascertain the relative importance of sustainable tourism practices to medical tourists. Sustainable management practices have become the accepted and appropriate model for tourism. Medical tourists, those who visit a foreign country for a medical procedure...

Author(s)
Bristow, R. S.; Yang WenTsann; Lu MeiTsen
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2011, 66, 1/2, pp 107-117
Abstract

Mass tourism facilities depend on repeat visitors as well as attracting new first time tourists. As these traditional sun and sand holiday destinations mature, tourism promoters are bundling opportunities to attract a different kind of tourist. Since many of these resorts are all-inclusive...

Author(s)
Bristow, R. S.; Yang WenTsann
Publisher
University of Bucharest, Bucharasti, Romania
Citation
Human Geographies - Journal of Studies and Research in Human Geographies, 2015, 9, 2, pp 117-129