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  •   The practice of travelling to get medical care Medical tourism is becoming well known because of its benefits like lower cost and can enjoy a holiday in an exotic place
  •              Benefits - Much cheaper to go outside of your country to get your treatment done - You can get better treatments outside of your country - attracting patients to countries such as India and Thailand could increase regional economic inequalities - communication in your native tongue - access to experimental treatment if home country won't do the procedure - sometimes get access to the best doctors Drawbacks - contracting an infection post-operatively while in the hospital, traveling during the recuperative period, and an inadequate blood supply being available on-site at the hospital to meet the patients' needs - Also if you undergo procedures that are illegal in your own country or are experimental could make you vulnerable to unknown health risks, that could be the reason that these procedures are not don in your home country - communication can lead to misunderstandings about care - medication may not meet standards we are accustomed to - you may not be getting doctors with the correct coalification's
  •           -improves global economy -helps increase our life span -it will help strengthen international bonds -if someone needs an x-ray in the night they can send the xray to someone in another time zone to see/diagnose -can go for cosmetic procedures -helps people save money by doing procedures outside of the country-helps make a healthier society - can help us get cheaper or a better quality of health care - reduces wait time of medical procedures - estimates suggest medical tourism expected to grow around world to an estimated 40 billion - provincial investment in medical tourism has increased recently
  •     Opportunities to find procedures that will lower wait times and improve your access to the procedures Opportunities of additional offers to those who are will to travel to Canada Opportunities for high quality and low cost offshore treatment that could save you months of waiting Medical tourism providers support follow up treatments
  •     "Medical Tourism - Getting Medical Care in Another Country." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Oct. 2013. "What Is Known about the Patient's Experience of Medical Tourism? A Scoping Review." BMC Health Services Research. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Oct. 2013. http://www.palgravejournals.com/biosoc/journal/v2/n3/full/biosoc200732a.ht ml http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/scic/NewsDetailsPage/NewsD etailsWindow?failOverType=&query=&prodId=SCIC&win dowstate=normal&contentModules=&mode=view&display GroupName=News&limiter=&currPage=&disableHighlight ing=false&displayGroups=&sortBy=&source=&search_with in_results=&action=e&catId=&activityType=&scanId=&doc umentId=GALE%7CA338815118