Hotels and Healthcare Hotels and Healthcare

Hotels and Healthcare

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Publisher Description

The concept of medical tourism is not a new one. The first recorded instance of medical tourism dates back thousands of years to when Greek pilgrims traveled from all over the Mediterranean to the small territory in the Saronic Gulf called Epidauria. This territory was the sanctuary of the healing god Asklepios. Epidauria became the original travel destination for medical tourism. Spa towns and sanitariums may be considered an early form of medical tourism. In eighteenth century England, for example, patients visited spas because they were places with supposedly health-giving mineral waters, treating diseases from gout to liver disorders and bronchitis. Factors that have led to the increasing popularity of medical travel include the high cost of health care, long wait times for certain procedures, the ease and affordability of international travel, and improvements in both technology and standards of care in many countries. This book represents an essential source of up-to-date practical information on this subject.

GENRE
Business & Personal Finance
RELEASED
2013
June 30
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
294
Pages
PUBLISHER
Arts & Science Academic Publishing
SELLER
National Book Network
SIZE
942.6
KB

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