Thanks in large part to the overhauls and reforms in the sector, Turkey has seen a major influx in investment in its healthcare sector, making it one of the most attractive industries in the country. According to consulting firm Foster Sullivan, Turkey has doubled healthcare spending over the last 10 years, topping $62.3 billion.
Summary: We analyzed the international patients’ characteristics according to specified variables, and to evaluate the current status of Turkey in healthcare tourism. The findings demonstrate that “medical tourist group” do not have seasonal characteristics, but “tourist healthcare group” was a highly significant seasonal difference.
Medical tourism has been on the rise, with roughly 1 million Americans traveling abroad for medical procedures in 2014 alone! Since then, more Americans have found they can access high-quality, affordable healthcare treatments in countries such as Turkey, South Korea, Costa Rica, and India.
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“American Hospital has been offering outstanding medical and surgical oncology services to patients in Turkey,” says Evren Keles, M.D., CEO of American Hospital. “Through our work with MD Anderson on advanced radiation therapy, we will continue to raise the bar and deliver the full spectrum of cancer care-related services to patients close to home.”
“If your insurance covers most of a procedure, you won’t see the savings. But if you’re underinsured or have a high deductible, the savings can add up, even once you add on airfare and lodging. A good rule of thumb: if the difference in cost to you is greater than $6,000, seeking care abroad will likely save you money.”
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Over the last decade, Turkey has been a hub for people from all over the world to get exceptional healthcare services at affordable prices. Turkey, and namely Istanbul, hosts over 35+ Joint Commission Internationally accredited hospitals, putting Turkey as the country with the most JCI-accredited hospitals in the world next to the United States.
With the opportunities and quality it offers, Turkey has experienced a boom in its health tourism sector with just over 700,000 tourists coming to the country for treatment last year. The country is setting the bar even higher as it aims to receive at least 850,000 medical tourists this year.