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What an EHIC card covers and how to apply for one for free

What an EHIC card covers and how to apply for one for free | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
EHIC allows you access to free or reduced cost state-provided healthcare in certain countries. It's free but some scam sites will try and charge you for one.
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What It Feels Like to be a Surrogate Mother - Oprah.com

What It Feels Like to be a Surrogate Mother - Oprah.com | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Susan Ring agreed to carry twins for an infertile couple. But what began as a simple surrogacy ended in money problems, lawsuits, and accusations of kidnapping - raising the singularly modern question, What, exactly, is a mother?
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The Evolving Role of Social Media in Healthcare

The Evolving Role of Social Media in Healthcare | Medical Tourism | Scoop.it
Doctors and hospitals that maintain a proactive social media presence, can capture and resolve patient issues to increase loyalty and satisfaction.

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DoctorPeinado's curator insight, January 8, 2014 3:44 AM

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Portugal Preparing for Medical Tourism

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A new reality is emerging in the medical tourism industry. Portugal is taking advantage of something around for centuries – its privileged location in the old world, and beach, rural and city offerings only minutes away from e ...
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A new reality is emerging in the medical tourism industry. Portugal is taking advantage of something around for centuries – its privileged location in the old world, and beach, rural and city offerings only minutes away from each other – and communicating its resources and capacities in healthcare and positioning itself as a strong player in medical tourism.

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Is medical tourism on the rise? - EuropeanCEO

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Is medical tourism on the rise?
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Travelling abroad for health reasons is by no means a new development, but medical tourism is being described as one of the fastest-growing industries in the world.

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Wellness, Spas and Medical Tourism

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Melanie Smith (PhD) is a lecturer, researcher, and consultant in Budapest, specializing in wellness tourism and medical tourism. She is the former chair of The Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) and founder of the ATLAS Spa and Wellness Special Interest Research Group. She is also co-author of the book Health Tourism and Hospitality – Spas, wellness and medical travel as well as several journal articles and book chapters on this theme. Dr. Smith has undertaken research studies on holistic tourism worldwide, wellness tourism in Europe, and Muslim wellness traditions.


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