Medical Travel Soars Past Pre-Pandemic Numbers Sep 6, 2022HealthCare.com reviewed 2022 figures provided by leading platform Medical Departures, an Expedia for medical travel...263,000 Americans are expected to seek medical treatments overseas in 2022, up from 115,000 in the pandemic year 2020.
Here’s What a Root Canal Costs in 5 Countries Sep 21, 2021According to Dental Departures, the average price for a root canal, build-up, and crown is $2,094 in the United States. For Americans looking to trim the total cost of dental work, traveling abroad may be the best option.
Americans Are Flocking to Other Countries for Medical Procedures Aug 6, 2021...proprietary data from Medical Departures, an “Expedia for medical travel,” found...in 2020 an estimated 290,000 Americans went abroad for dental and medical procedures. The previous year, some 780,000 sought outbound services. Projected analysis for 2021 is 650,000
American Health Tourists Active Aug 4, 2021...Americans are willing to travel to Asia, mainly Thailand and the Philippines, for other medical services. Bangkok is their favourite destination for cosmetic procedures such as botox/fillers, breast augmentation, hair transplants and rhinoplasty.
Medical Travel Rebounds: What to Know Jul 21, 2021Since winter, Medical Departures has enjoyed a large-scale recovery. “U.S. traffic of patients at this point is roughly the same as it was before the pandemic,” says Pope. “And in dollar terms it’s actually up by 20% to 50%, depending on who you ask. It’s people who’ve deferred larger treatments.”
For How Long Can Medical Tourism Business Survive? Oct 13, 2020It is currently a bleak picture for medical tourism. Across the globe, businesses and destinations relying on medical travellers are having to retrench and rethink their business models. Here’s a snapshot of healthcare businesses in eight countries who used to welcome international patients.
HOW TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE WITH COVID-19 Oct 1, 2020At the IMTJ Medical Travel Forum last week, Paul McTaggart, CEO of Dental Departures, provided practical business advice for healthcare organisations to survive in an international patient market heavily impacted by the global pandemic. Businesses must make changes to be able to last until 2022, with international travel ‘normalcy’ returning only towards the end of that year.
Medical tourism to Sonora plunges due to COVID-19 Jul 30, 2020Medical tourism in Nogales, Sonora — a mainstay of the border economy — has declined sharply since the start of the coronavirus pandemic as U.S. residents delay medical expenditures and avoid cross-border travel.
Americans Are Driving to Mexico for Dental Treatment Jul 24, 2020While US tourists and most medical tourists cannot cross the US-Mexico border, dental tourism to Mexico is being treated as essential travel. In spite of the current COVID-19 threat, Americans are travelling there for treatment.