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Medical Tourism Websites Lack Ethics, Safety, Privacy, Truth.

What Does Your Website Reveal About YOU?Web-based medical tourism information suffers from poor quality of information, inconsistency in the kinds of information offered, lack of ethical concerns, absence of safety, quality and confidentiality controls, omission of important facts,  and questions of accuracy and honesty.

These are the conclusions of Suchitra Wagle, a Read more…

Cyber Attack On Health Records Is Only A Matter Of Time – Politico.

Information For SaleThe health world is flirting with disaster, say experts who monitor crime in cyberspace.

It’s only a matter of time as health data becomes increasingly digital.

As more medical tourists electronically transfer their personal health records, financial information, passport and other personal I.D. data, and family contacts between medical travel facilitators, physicians and Read more…

Is There A Medical Tourism Blacklist?

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Woman describes her surgery in Dominican Republic and subsequent treatment for antibiotic resistant infection.

To blacklist: to boycott, to avoid, to steer clear of.

When significant numbers of rehospitalizations and deaths among medical tourists occur in one location – as in the current case of the Dominican Republic – the harsh facts of risks that medical tourists face cannot be brushed aside.

Since there is no structured way to report or gather information about medical tourist outcomes, the most reliable Read more…

Apple’s Revolutionary Health Care Mobile App

Apple has announced a new product that has health techno’s abuzz. It could revolutionize health care diagnosis and treatment.

By Shekhar Sharad. This excerpt is from the author’s original LinkedIn article.

Lets say that a person has a blood pressure condition and has to ensure that their pressure is maintained at a certain prescribed level.

The doctor has also advised the person to get at least 30 minutes of moderate physical exercise, and ensure they sleep at least 8 hours at night. Read more…

7 Ways To Help Medical Tourists – Which Do You Offer?

help for medical touristsSooner or later, all medical travelers need help.

You won’t know when this help will be needed or what you will need to do.

A professional business woman on a medical vacation was suddenly and unexpectedly faced with one of the toughest decisions she would ever have to make. Read more…