Medical Tourism Changing the Face of Healthcare Industry

Bangsar, Malaysia (PressExposure) March 22, 2009 -- Medical Tourism is an affordable way to get knee replacement, open heart surgery, health checkups, cosmetic and plastic surgery.

Medical Tourism is fast changing the face of healthcare industry; 40 Billion dollar industry by year 2010 in USA alone is certainly one of the fastest growing industries in healthcare business. Not just it is the way to get affordable and low cost procedure packages, but it is the way to arrange operative procedures, with in weeks of contact with medical tourism facilitators and healthcare providers.

At this moment, waiting time for knee replacement, or hip replacement surgery in USA and Canada is 1 year to 18 months, almost same in Europe. With the globalization and speedier way of transfer of information and communication, it has become possible to connect doctors and patients in any part of the world. Systems are there to enable patients to have reliable consultations with the doctors and healthcare providers far away from their home. If it us possible in USA to have tele presence consultations and treatments, in real time it is no difference in any part of the world at current point of time. This has revolutionized the provision of healthcare to the world community rather then it is remained confined to the city or county alone. Global healthcare is another name of this fast growing industry mostly called as medical tourism or health tourism.

Medical tourism Malaysia, through Wellness Visit offers a reliable source for its medical tourism patients, and tourists from around the world. Offering packages for cosmetic and plastic surgery at affordable costs through world recognized consultant surgeons. Procedures like open heart surgery, valve replacement, angioplasty are offered at affordable costs. Orthopedic procedures like, knee replacement surgery, hip replacement surgery, arthroscopy are all available at affordable prices. Costa are ½ or even 1/3 less then the costs offered in USA, Canada, Australia or Europe.

Malaysia is a perfect choice for surgical and other medical procedures, and is number on destination in Asia for medical tourism, due to its English speaking staff, tropical , mild warm weather, crystal blue water and lush green terrains.

Please contact visit for further information and find out more about packages and other facilities provided.

About Wellness Visit

Dr Mubbashir Iftikhar, a medical professional with experience in surgery, left his clinical practice to join the new trends in medical practice as the main frame professional giving his professional life some real test. Till now, he has launched successfully, medical tourism web portal, aiming Malaysia as the destination of choice, at []

Also working on healthcare IT projects with healthcare providers in Malaysia, with the aim to provide more patient centred environments.

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Press Release Submitted On: March 21, 2009 at 3:32 am
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