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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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This study is aimed at providing a comparative insight into strategic advantages responsible for the competitiveness of medical tourism market of three selected Asian destinations - India, Singapore and Thailand. Based on the examination of relevant literature and cross-country benchmarking...

Author(s)
Ebrahim, A. H.; Ganguli, S.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2019, 67, 2, pp 102-115
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Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Korean Americans (KAs) in part due to low screening rates. Recent studies suggest that some KA patients engage in medical tourism and receive medical care in their home country. The impact of medical tourism on CRC ...

Author(s)
Ko, L. K.; Taylor, V. M.; Yoon JiHye; Copeland, W. K.; Hwang JooHa; Lee EunJeong; Inadomi, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Cancer, 2016, 16, 931, pp (1 December 2016)
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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how Americans choose a country and medical facility to travel abroad for medical treatment based on the following factors country environment, tourism destination, medical tourism costs and medical facilities and services....

Author(s)
Collins, A.; Medhekar, A.; Wong HoYin; Cobanoglu, C.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 3, pp 463-479
Abstract

The pursuit of cross-border health care between the United States and Mexico has been a common practice for decades. Patients in the United States are motivated to seek medical attention in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, due to several factors: affordability of treatment abroad, access to treatments not...

Author(s)
Martínez Almanza, M. T.; Julve, J. G.; Morales Muñoz, S. A.; Esparza Santillana, M. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2019, 30, 2, pp 258-266
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Background: Many governments and health care providers worldwide are enthusiastic to develop medical tourism as a service export. Despite the popularity of this policy uptake, there is relatively little known about the specific local factors prospectively motivating and informing development of...

Author(s)
Johnston, R.; Crooks, V. A.; Cerón, A.; Labonté, R.; Snyder, J.; Núñez, E. O.; Flores, W. G.
Publisher
Co-Action Publishing, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Global Health Action, 2016, 9, pp 32760
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Many Canadians pursue surgical treatment for severe obesity outside of their province or country - so-called "medical tourism." We have managed many complications related to this evolving phenomenon. The costs associated with this care seem substantial but have not been previously quantified. We...

Author(s)
Kim, D. H.; Sheppard, C. E.; Gara, C. J. de; Karmali, S.; Birch, D. W.
Publisher
Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Surgery, 2016, 59, 1, pp 59-61
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Background: Medical tourism is a relatively recent global economic and political phenomenon that has assumed increasing importance for developing countries, particularly in Asia. In fact, Taiwan possesses a niche for developing medical tourism because many hospitals provide state-of-the-art...

Author(s)
Haung ChingYing; Wang ShengPen; Chiang ChihWei
Publisher
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Citation
Chang Gung Medical Journal, 2010, 33, 6, pp 684-692
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Purpose: The medical tourism industry has become one of the most profitable industries around the world wherein most of the countries exploit every effort to attract medical tourists to take advantage of its medical care benefits. The purpose of this study is to explore the determinants of medical...

Author(s)
Muhammad Khalilur Rahman
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 3, pp 739-758
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'Medical Tourism' - the phenomenon of people travelling abroad to access medical treatment - has received increasing attention in academic and popular media. This paper reports findings from a study examining effect of inbound and outbound medical tourism on the UK NHS, by estimating volume of ...

Author(s)
Hanefeld, J.; Horsfall, D.; Lunt, N.; Smith, R.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2013, 8, 10, pp e70406

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