In 2015, Medical Tourism in Mexico had a value of US$3,302 million dollar

 

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Country: Mexico

Industry:  Medical Tourism

Title: In 2015, Medical Tourism in Mexico had a value of US$3,302 million dollar

Summary:

  • The attraction of Mexico as a tourist destination for medical treatment is clear and has prompted the US Company Top Doctors to enter this market, which in 2015 had a value of US$3,302 million dollar, according to ProMexico.
  • Medical tourism in Mexico consists of surgical procedures and drug treatments, as well as outpatient procedures, which include the stay in hotels and transfer by land or air.
  • The agency Patients Beyond Borders reports that in 2012 about 7 million people in the world traveled abroad to receive health services. Patients seek advanced technology, advanced medical approaches, quality care and lower costs.
  • The Mexican states with the largest influx of foreigners in search of medical services are: Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Chihuahua, Jalisco, Quintana Roo and Yucatan. 

Source: El Economista Newspaper

Link: http://eleconomista.com.mx/industrias/2016/02/26/apuestan-turismo-medico

Language: Spanish