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Shopping for care. Is medical tourism a benefit or risk to our health-care system?

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Washington hospitals sue state over expanded interpretation of a charity care law

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A state hospital association says the updated charity care guidance, which would require facilities to offer subsidized care for patients regardless of residency, risks making Washington a “medical tourism destination."

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Washington hospitals sue to block policy extending charity care to out-of-state patients

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Washington hospitals are looking to take their state’s Department of Health to court over a September notice requiring certain providers to offer charity care to poor patients regardless of where i | The Washington State Hospital Association wrote in a filing that the update is inconsistent with decades of charity care policy implementations and would (..)

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First connected health service in Malaysia launched

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SJMC was also recently shortlisted as one of the four finalists for the flagship medical tourism hospital programme by the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council. The said programme aims to promote the country's medical tourism while demonstrating excellence in healthcare delivery.

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Thailand’s Princ Hospital Suvarnabhumi clinches HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7

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The 200-bed hospital in metropolitan Bangkok provides outpatient and inpatient services and specialty care.

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Dubai Health Authority to pilot value-based healthcare with EJADAH

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Working “with a common vision to advance the health sector in Dubai and to establish the emirate as a medical tourism hub,” Al Ketbi added that the “value-based model will further improve health services and enhance preventive care which will lead to better population health and reduced healthcare expenditure.

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Cross-border medical care in Europe

Healthcare ECONOMIST

Cross-border medical care affects many people: “20 to 24 million patients worldwide spending an average of 3410 U.S. On the other hand: cross-border medical care is often reimbursable or paid for directly by the responsible government under pre-established regional agreements. dollars annually, sizing the market at 65–87.5