ADVANTAGES OF A MEDICAL TOURISM FACILITATOR
A medical tourism facilitator’s website serves as a knowledge platform for patients overwhelmed or confused by the diversity of destinations, hospitals and medical services. By stating facts and providing unbiased advice, the site helps you arrive at judicious decisions aligned to your requirements and budget. Note that health tourism facilitators are professionally obliged to research and visit hospitals to assess quality, accreditation, doctor and staff credentials, and other factors that assure world-class treatment and care.
ACCESS INFORMATION AND GAIN INSIGHTS TO MAKE INFORMED CHOICES
Medical tourism has emerged as a win-win for patients. They can combine both medical treatment and tourism.A medical tourism facilitators an independent company coordinating international patients’ trips to the country where they seek medical care. An increasing number of medical tourist are relying on facilitators for end-to-end services aimed at ensuring an overall smooth experience, while they can focus on receiving care, recovering in quick time, and – if it’s part of the itinerary – enjoy sightseeing activities.
PLANNING AND ORGANIZING
After you have finalized the destination, procedure(s), and hospitals, the facilitator will proceed to plan every aspect of your trip, including flights, accommodation and transportation. Here’s where facilitators demonstrate their dual role by providing travel planning/agency solutions addressing the logistics of your entire trip.
SECURE TRANSFER OF PATIENT MEDICAL RECORDS
Currently, there is no system for the international transfer of patients’ medical information between home and destination countries. This can lead to privacy concerns and discontinuous medical records. Medical tourism facilitators have taken up the responsibility of transferring patients’ medical records, thereby ensuring seamless and complete two-way communication when you’re in your home country as well as the medical destination.
EASILY OVERCOME CROSS-CULTURAL HURDLES
Medical tourism in a country where English is not the first language, will naturally give rise to language issues. Depending on the destination, significant time zone differences can also pose collaboration and communication challenges. With a health tourism facilitator assisting you, the communication roadmap and point persons are identified in advance to establish contact and accelerate conversations. Finally, a medical tourism facilitator is your friend, supporting you along every step of your present and future medical travels.