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Due to the geographical proximity and popularity of Korean dramas in Mongolia, Mongolian trip to Korea is growing rapidly, especially in medical tourism such as plastic surgery, skin care, and general health care. Therefore, it is important to find what drives Mongolian consumers to choose Korea as ...

Author(s)
Zorigsaikhan, U.; Choi Woojoo; Jung SangUk
Publisher
Conscientia Beam, Singapore, Singapore
Citation
Journal of Tourism Management Research, 2019, 6, 1, pp 19-28
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Background: There is a growing global demand for medical tourism while more people are moving across borders in Asia, offering new opportunities to the high-value medical tourism market. The purpose of this study was to provide grounds for promoting the International Meditour Coordinator (IMC),...

Author(s)
Seo ByungRo; Park SamHun
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2018, 47, 8, pp 1077-1083
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Background: After the revision of the Medical Service Act, Article 27-2, in 2009, Korea has been actively involved in the medical tourism industry. The number of foreign patients visiting Korea has consistently increased coming from various countries around the world. Currently, the industry is...

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Kim KyoungLee; Seo ByungRo
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2019, 48, 9, pp 1607-1616
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Background: Medical tourism is a type of service sector in which there is direct interaction between healthcare practitioners and patient-customers, leading to several challenges due to cultural and social background differences. We aimed to investigate the determinants of delivering a...

Author(s)
Rokni, L.; Park SamHum; Avci, T.
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2019, 48, 11, pp 1988-1996
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Background: This study aimed to determine the efficient factors that potentially lead to the barriers of developing medical tourism in South Korea. Methods: To explore the current medical tourism trend, a qualitative procedure was adopted. Besides analyzing the current situation of medical tourism...

Author(s)
Rokni, L.; Avci, T.; Park SamHun
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2017, 46, 7, pp 930-937
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This article highlights the strong potential and growing popularity of the Asian medical tourism industry focusing on South Korea and presents an overview of the background of the industry, the current situation, issues of concern, and directions to pursue for the systematic development of the ...

Author(s)
Choi KeeTag; Lee, T. J.; Kim HwaKyung
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2015, 20, 1, pp 129-136
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The main purpose of this study was to investigate search terms related to medical tourism in daily and medical newspapers and to analyze networks between search terms. We collected newspaper articles by running a web crawler with Python. A total of 3802 articles from 4 medical newspapers and 1705...

Author(s)
Kim SoHyeon; Lee WonSeok
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 31, pp 332-339
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Medical tourism is a rapidly growing industry in which people travel to other countries to receive medical treatments. In 2010, Korea attracted 81,789 foreign medical tourists who spent approximately US$100 million. The aims of this study are to analyze general trends in the medical tourism market, ...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop; Lee JinSoo; Jung JiShim
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2013, 18, 5, pp 421-445
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The medical tourism industry is a fast growing global niche market that generated $20 billion in income for destinations around the world. This study suggests and tests a mechanism to assess the medical tourism providers' perceptions about the tourists' perceived important product attributes when...

Author(s)
Woo, E. J.; Schwartz, Z.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2014, 15, 2, pp 213-226
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This study aims to explore the importance and performance of medical tourism destination competitiveness (TDC). The aims were achieved by collecting empirical data on the perceptions of stakeholders in the medical tourism industry in South Korea. Results from the importance-performance analysis...

Author(s)
Junio, M. M. V.; Kim, J. H.; Lee, T. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 4, pp 444-460

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