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5 Consumer Trends Driving Travel in 2012

5 Consumer Trends Driving Travel in 2012 | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
High-end consumers are as willing as ever to splurge on travel, so long as it gives them meaningful experiences. Travel with a wellness component ties in to this consumer hunger, as does sustainability with an innovative twist.
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Rising popularity of medical tourism reveals deterioration of U.S. healthcare system :

Rising popularity of medical tourism reveals deterioration of U.S. healthcare system : | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it

Defenders of organized medicine are fond of saying that the United States has the best healthcare in the world, but I challenge that. I don’t think we have the best healthcare in the world, I think we have the most expensive healthcare in the world. In fact, in terms of results for dollars spent, I think the United States ranks very near the bottom of the list of all industrialized nations. We get less actual health than anyone else for each dollar that we spend. This realization is now hitting the general public as well, and they are increasingly leaving this country to find offshore locations and assess quality medical care and surgical procedures elsewhere.

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