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"Medical Tourism Doesn’t put Patient at Risk, Poor Planning Does" says Dr Prem – Author of Medical Tourism Guidebook

DUBAI, UAE, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Recently media has been ablaze
of reported stories regarding medical tourism (Medical Travel) of botch
surgeries, lack of legal recourse for patients and post-operative
complications. All these stories have led several patients to believe that
medical tourism is unsafe and leads to risk. Addressing this issue, Dr Prem
, author of recently launched Medical Tourism Guidebook argues that
cross border healthcare won’t put a patient at risk, rather the lack of
meticulous planning and preparation will. He emphasised that medical tourism
is an age-old concept that has been occurring since the period before Christ,
it has lots to offer if planned meticulously.

According to the recent medical tourism research conducted by Dr. Prem, a
staggering 94% of industry experts think that medical tourism has yet to
reach its full potential. Also, 59% of them believe that accessing reliable
information is big hurdle in the growth of Medical Tourism.

To help address this knowledge deficit, Dr. Prem Jagyasi has launched a
comprehensive Medical Tourism Guide (Health Tourism Guide), consumers and
experts would get much needed knowledge and insight into Global Healthcare
and medical travel industry via the launch of Dr Prem’s Guidebook – Medical
Tourism, the book is available for free preview at

Dr Prem advises “Even though the process of accessing care in a foreign
location might seem like a seemingly simple process, there are several
intricacies, challenges and issues associated with the industry that all
potential medical travellers should be made aware of.” The decision to avail
medical services abroad is a crucial aspect on whether or not your journey
will be successful.

In order to ensure meticulous planning, the comprehensive guidebook lists
all the essential preparation steps to ensure a safe and successful medical
journey. “Patients need to organize all the post-operative arrangements
before they travel, appropriately budget for medical tourism and pack the
essential items they would require during the trip.” added Dr Prem, who is
also a leading consultant of the medical tourism industry.

The guide book also provides essential info on the top 50 medical tourism
destinations around the world. Dr. Prem Jagyasi says, “Picking the right
healthcare destination is an essential factor that determines the success of
your medical journey. The risk of picking the wrong country can be eliminated
via thorough research on that region before a medical tourist travels.”

Important links:

Free preview of Medical Tourism Guide

View Dr Prem’s Video Guide

Medical Tourism Research
Medical Tourism Destination Guide

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