Medical Tourism:-A New Paradigm Shift in the Recent Times a Special Reference with Medigo Gmbh India
Molly Chaturvedi1, M. Kishore Babu2
1Molly Chaturvedi*, Management department, K.L. University, Vijayawada, India.
2Dr. M. Kishore Babu, Director, International Relations, KL University, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Manuscript received on November 12, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on November 15, 2019. | Manuscript published on November 15, 2019. | PP: 01-06 | Volume-4 Issue-3, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: C0404114319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: C0404114319/2019©BEIESP
Open Access | Ethics and Policies | Cite
© The Authors. Published By: Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering and Sciences Publication (BEIESP). This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/)
Abstract: The process of medical tourism is defined as the various steps involved in the facilitation of medical treatment for the overseas patients. This process stretches from point of first contact or initial patient acquisition to follow up treatment and consultation on completion of a treatment plan. The medical tourism process comprises of the various stages of travelling for medical and healthcare-based activities that are all handled by a good and reliable medical tourism facilitator. The study aims and intends to comprehend what precisely do patients need to do to get treatment in nations with a less expensive and subjective therapeutic framework and whether restorative visitor organizations or facilitators are assuming a colossal job in this procedure or that there may be sure zones in which they may need to improve whether it be in the presentation of new innovation based systems or in the visa and travel record application process or in certain different regions where patients need help with request to be treated in the most ideal way. The study is undertaken by collecting the primary data of medical tourists/patients destined for treatment in India for a period of 1 year (2016-2017).
Keywords: Medical Tourism National Borders, Patients, Travelling, Tourism facilitator.