medical tourism statistics

How Big is the Medical Tourism Industry? Part 1: How much?

welcome in many languagesWhat is the value of the medical tourism industry? How large will it grow?

It’s a question that simply won’t go away … mostly because there is no agreement as to what is the answer. Let’s review the economic value of the industry first. Read more…

Medical Tourism Revenues Are Still Overstated

Medical tourism statisticsIn recent years, a number of forecasts on worldwide gross medical tourism revenue have been put forward by analysts (McKinsey, Deloitte), interested parties (hospitals), trade show promoters and academics.

One of the early predictions of global revenue for medical tourism, $100 billion by 2012, actually included wellness seekers and many others who we today may not strictly classify as medical travelers seeking acute care. Read more…