June 27, 2016

New Applications Charging Growth in Ultrasonic Technology Markets, Reports BCC Research

The use of ultrasound is increasing across many major industries, especially through R&D activities that are spurring the development of new applications. BCC Research reveals in its new report that advancements in piezoelectric ultrasonic motor technology, chiefly miniaturization, is driving big growth in that market.
June 27, 2016
Dental Tourism – Trends, Growth, Opportunities and Challenges

Dental Tourism – Trends, Growth, Opportunities and Challenges: An insight by Dr Prem Jagyasi

An extremely crowded marketplace, Dental Tourism is moving forth at a phenomenal pace to become one of the latest and fastest growing industries within a larger sector known as Medical Tourism.
June 22, 2016
Terminally Ill Need Home Based Care

Terminally Ill Need Home Based Care

In Thailand, we mostly take care of terminally ill patients with what is called "sustaining" care in hospitals. In fact, most of these patients would prefer to stay at home where things are familiar rather than in a hospital.
June 21, 2016
Global Travel Spend to Soar Over the Next 10 Years

Global Travel Spend to Soar Over the Next 10 Years

INTERNATIONAL travel spend is predicted to rise massively over the next decade due to a surge in households attaining the means to embark on cross-border holidays.
June 20, 2016
Malaysia Bolsters Efforts to Attract Medical Tourists from Myanmar

Malaysia Bolsters Efforts to Attract Medical Tourists from Myanmar

Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council, an organisation set up by the Malaysian Ministry of Health to promote Malaysia as – in the words of its website – “a unique destination for world-class healthcare services”
June 17, 2016
Visa Says We’re About to See a Huge Jump in International Travel

Visa Says We’re About to See a Huge Jump in International Travel

The boom in global travel is driving a huge increase in new tourism infrastructure development, which will make access easier and more affordable to more destinations, especially in emerging markets. But we will point out that the China and Russia numbers feel especially optimistic.
June 16, 2016

Growing Demand Calls for Ministry Regulation

INCREASINGLY, the terms complementary, alternative and integrative medicine are being used in healthcare, and they are being bandied without regard to its meaning.
June 15, 2016

KK hospital treats patients, families like friends

Nine days of intensive care and a five-hour surgery cost less than RM150 for a Malaysian at Queen Elizabeth Hospital 1 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The healing process that follows, which include physiotherapy, medications and a longer stay, would probably be cheaper.
June 15, 2016
Alternative medicines and the new age

Alternative Medicines and The New Age

It is high time the Health Ministry regulates practitioners of alternative medicines by bringing them together for more effective supervision and control.
June 15, 2016
Medical Marketers Discuss Importance and Limits of Data

Medical Marketers Discuss Importance and Limits of Data

Last week saw the first Medical Marketing & Media Hall of Femme in New York. The event brought together three of the top women in the medical marketing industry to discuss the role of data and the importance of human interaction in medical marketing.
June 12, 2016
ASEAN promotes ecotourism at seminar

ASEAN promotes ecotourism at seminar

The ASEAN-Korea Center last week held a seminar to explore opportunities and challenges in ecotourism in Southeast Asia, a region that aims to foster sustainable and inclusive travel.
June 7, 2016

Wellness and Medical Tourism: Opportunity for Travel Agents

With all the options available to book a flight – from laptop computers to smart phone applications – internet savvy bargain shoppers may view the notion of using travel agents as old-fashioned as a doctor who makes house calls.