Global Developments in Healthcare and Medical Tourism

Global Developments in Healthcare and Medical Tourism

Sudip Paul (North-Eastern Hill University, India) and Sharad Kumar Kulshreshtha (North-Eastern Hill University, India)
Release Date: November, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 341
ISBN13: 9781522597872|ISBN10: 1522597875|EISBN13: 9781522597889|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9787-2


The outbreak of global health issues due to rapid urbanization, industrialization, and changing climatic conditions are severely impacting health and lifestyle. Yet, healthcare and medical services continue to increase in cost in developed nations. This can result in medical tourism, wherein patients travel across countries in order to benefit from medical treatment that might not be accessible in the traveler’s nation of origin. Developing countries are prepared to capitalize on this growing industry by offering multi-specialty healthcare hospitals, cost-effective treatments, and the promotion of online medical consultancy.

Global Developments in Healthcare and Medical Tourism provides innovative insights into issues impacting healthcare services, healthcare service providers, government policies, and initiatives for health reforms and explores low-cost medical tourism destinations and practices. The book additionally seeks to deliver high-quality, cost-efficient smart healthcare applications. The content within this publication examines global health, wellness tourism, and global business and is designed for students, researchers, academicians, policymakers, government officials, medical practitioners, and industry professionals.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Global Business
  • Global Health
  • Government Policy
  • Mental Health
  • Patient Health
  • Private Healthcare
  • Smart Technology
  • Stress Management
  • Sustainable Business
  • Wellness Tourism

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