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Top 7 Countries For Quality Health Care Overseas

Posted 04.25.2013 | Fifty

Medical tourism has seen a surge in popularity over the last 10 to 15 years, as many discover the savings that can be enjoyed by traveling abroad for ...

Medical Tourism On The Rise

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2013 | Travel

By Maria Sheahan and Andreas Kröner FRANKFURT, March 7 (Reuters) - A dentist's office may not be everyone's idea of a perfect holiday...

10 Top Health Care Destinations for 2012

Josef Woodman | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Josef Woodman

There's now plenty of global choice: At the close of 2012, more than 350 international hospitals have been awarded JCI accreditation, offering nearly any type of medical procedure to patients seeking access to lower-priced medical care without compromising quality.

Toward Opening a Practical Dialogue on Improving US Health Care

Josef Woodman | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Josef Woodman

While much of the health care "GDP gap" between the U.S. and other nations can be attributed to cost of living, it's undeniable there's plenty of room for reimagining our approach to health care, not simply in terms of reform, but in market-driven innovation.

Would You Travel For Medical Treatment?

Reuters | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Looking for an affordable face lift without breaking the bank? Want to combine a tummy...

How Will Health Care Reform Affect Americans Traveling for Care?

Josef Woodman | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Josef Woodman

Just how will health care reform affect those seeking treatment here at home, the more than 6 million Americans currently living abroad, and the nearly 1 million patients in the U.S. who will seek medical care outside of its borders next year?

Anthonia Akitunde

Medical Tourism: What To Keep In Mind

HuffingtonPost.com | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 06.06.2012 | Fifty

With the cost of health care continuing to soar, more older Americans are exploring medical tourism -- that is, going abroad for medical treatment. ...

Anthonia Akitunde

Why More Older Americans Are Going Abroad For Medical Treatment

HuffingtonPost.com | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 06.06.2012 | Fifty

Fred Schuler is the type of guy you’d want to have a pitcher with within two minutes of speaking to him. He’s affable and funny –- he laughs eas...

Paying for Your Trip as an Incidental Health Traveler

Josef Woodman | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business
Josef Woodman

With more than 400 American-accredited hospitals and clinics now offering Western-style medical treatment in 47 countries around the world, it's a bit of a no-brainer to check out your medical tourism options.