More than Bridging Healthcare Needs

Anamika Sahu, Managing EditorAmong the numerous reasons to visit India, Medical Tourism is gaining upper hand. While the global medical tourism market is expected to reach $27,247.6 million by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 8.5 percent during the forecast period, 2019-2023, India's medical tourism industry could grow by 200 percent to cross $9 billion (Ministry of Tourism). The advancing facilities, skilled doctors and low-cost treatment along with traditional practices like Yoga and Ayurveda, play a major role in putting the country on the global medical tourism map. States like Kerala have
a huge potential to attract medical tourists, pertaining to its strength in Ayurveda and Yoga offerings, which the world now is inclined towards.

On the other hand, technological advancements have almost eliminated any gap between enquiries to post-treatment. This indeed has created a lot of trust among the foreign nationals visiting India for treatment. Further, the growing customization, personalized concierge services and ample helping hands during and after the treatment ensure that the patient's experience is seamless. But looking at the growing market, many service providers have mushroomed, who offer faulty promises and deliver nothing, leaving the tourists in jeopardy.

To help such patients and their family to experience seamless health-regain is our current edition of siliconindia Healthcare `10 Most Promising Medical Tourism Services Providers ­ 2019'. Some of the featured companies not only provide unparalleled medical services, but also creates customized travel plans so the patients and their family can experience India holistically, while making their stay more worthwhile. Read to know more about them.

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