To help keep things simple, this web site has gone to live in the IMTJ site. You’ll find the Tourism Blog within future. Here’s an extract from the latest blog publish titled: Why the medical tourism industry should do better…far better
Although the medical tourism industry is constantly on the sing its very own praises and tell itself how great it’s…. customers are telling another story. This Year’s Medical Tourism Survey being carried out by European Research Specialists with respect to Treatment Abroad boosts some concerns about the standard of treatment and customer support the industry provides to patients.
As outcomes of the most recent Treatment Abroad Medical Tourism Survey 2011 are available in, we’re starting to get a concept of how patients see the medical tourism experience. To date, we’ve handled to create 860 reactions towards the survey from patients who visited a lot more than 60 nations. Each respondent completes a reasonably detailed paid survey that can take them around 5-ten minutes. The outcomes are now being analysed by an exterior research market investigator. (Discover much more about the therapy Abroad Medical Tourism Survey 2011). The goal would be to generate over 1,000 survey completions to supply valuable understanding of the medical tourism experience.
We’ll be delivering the entire results and report this year, however i have reviewed the “story so far” supplied by the study. Unhealthy news is the fact that because the previous survey was carried out 2 yrs ago, the hasn’t got much better at what it really does. Initial analysis, indicates that it’s got worse. Patient satisfaction levels are lower. When requested:
“How satisfied are you currently OVERALL together with your experience with going overseas for treatment?”
…only 65% of the sufferers say that they’re “Very Satisfied”, and 20% appear at first sight “Quite Satisfied”.
These answers are disappointing they’re well below a specific item whenever you research satisfaction levels for patients going to nursing homes and treatment centers in their own individual nations.