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Increasing costs of treatments have led to the apparition of the medical tourism. Patients in high-income countries seek to solve their health problems in developing countries where the cost of medical treatment is much lower. This cost difference has led to the medical tourism industry that is...

Author(s)
Andrei, C. L.; Țigu, G.; Drăgoescu, R. M.; Sinescu, C. J.
Publisher
Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Amfiteatru Economic, 2014, No.Special 8, pp 1136-1150 (En), 917-931 (Ro)
Abstract

Medical tourism is a growing industry worldwide. Romania has spa treatment facilities that can ensure the development of medical tourism. This article presents a statistical analysis of hand surgery in Romania in 2012. Using adequate quantitative methods we highlight significant differences between ...

Author(s)
Sinescu, R. D.; Anghel, A.; Vulcănescu, R. T.
Publisher
Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Amfiteatru Economic, 2014, No.Special 8, pp 1125-1135 (En), 906-916 (Ro)
Abstract

Romania has one of the highest mortality rates in Europe for ischemic heart disease and, especially, for cerebrovascular disease. Taking into account the actual prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, an augmentation of the demand for specialized medical services is expected. As this paper argues,...

Author(s)
Darabont, R. O.; Suceveanu, P.; Suceveanu, M.; Volintiru, C. A.
Publisher
Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Amfiteatru Economic, 2014, No.Special 8, pp 1151-1159 (En), 932-941 (Ro)
Abstract

The 23 articles in this issue approach the theme of sustainable development in tourism, under varying aspects, from empirical research to econometric models applied in tourism. The contemporary approaches and challenges of sustainable tourism reunite tourism sectors with diverse problems, including ...

Author(s)
Popescu, D.
Publisher
Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Amfiteatru Economic, 2014, No.Special 8, pp 1045-1365 (En), 827-1142 (Ro)
Abstract

Spa tourism is not addressed only to those with medical problems but also those who want to relax, ti regain vitality and good physical condition, mental and spiritual. Because of this in recent decades, with its important social and economic impacts, tourism has become a major segment of the...

Author(s)
Martin, S. C.; Csösz, I.; Ciolac, R.
Publisher
Facultatea de Agricultura, Timisoara, Romania
Citation
Agro Buletin AGIR, 2010, 2, 5, pp 131-138