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Medical tourism, although being considered a recent phenomenon in Brazil, still represents an important opportunity for institutions that have health facilities, human resources and advanced technological level. This work aims to develop a reflection about this market based under the innovation...

Author(s)
Ferreira, K. L.; Schreiber, D.; Puffal, D. P.
Publisher
Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Turisme (ANPTUR), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo, 2016, 10, 2, pp 254-273
Abstract

This article seeks to comparatively demonstrate the differences between the medical opinion regarding the supposed health tourism and development in this area in the city of São Paulo, and that the search for medical treatments in distant places, including in other countries already occurs in...

Author(s)
Nascimento, R. C. do; Ribeiro, L. A. M.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
Turismo y Desarrollo: Revista de Investigación en Turisme y Desarrollo Local, 2012, 5, 13, pp unpaginated
Abstract

The present study arises from the observation that there is an interest of the patient abroad for the best cost-benefit rates in medical and hospital services, Brazil is seen as a destination for this practice, called "medical tourism". The viability of the industry in Brazil was analyzed in the...

Author(s)
Wada, E. K.; Tonelotto, J. M. de F.; Matos, F.; Ribeiro, J. A.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
Turismo y Desarrollo: Revista de Investigación en Turisme y Desarrollo Local, 2012, 5, 13, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Health services have increasingly proven to be an innovative sector, gaining prominence in the medical industrial complex through expansion to public and international markets. International trade can foster economic development and redirect the resources and infrastructure available for healthcare ...

Author(s)
Santos, M. A. B. dos; Passos, S. R. L.
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2010, 26, 8, pp 1483-1493