Analysis of Medical Tourism for Cardiovascular Diseases

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Catalina Liliana Andrei; Gabriela Tigu; Raluca Mariana Dragoescu; Crina Julieta Sinescu;
  • Publisher: Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest
  • Journal: Amfiteatru Economic (issn: 1582-9146, eissn: 2247-9104)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: HF5001-6182 | Business | L83 | health expenditure. | I11 | Economics as a science | health | cardiovascular diseases | Medical tourism, spa tourism, cardiovascular diseases, health care, health | HB71-74 | Medical tourism | spa tourism | health care
    • jel: jel:L83 | jel:I11
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: human activities

Increasing costs of treatments have led to the apparition of the medical tourism. Patients in high-income countries seek to solve their health problems in developing countries where the cost of medical treatment is much lower. This cost difference has led to the medical... View more
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