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  • Health Tourism

    Golden Goose or Lame Duck?

    Keith Pollard, Managing Director

  • Golden goose?

    • “One million medical tourists flocking to India”

    • “Bumrungrad attracts more than 400,000 foreign patients each year”

    • “Philippines is set to cash in on the $3-trillion global medical tourism market”

  • There’s gold in them there hills!

    • “50 million Americans with no health insurance”

    • “6 million Americans seeking care abroad”

    • “35% growth in medical tourism each year”

    • “23 million Americans will travel overseas for treatment

    by 2017”

  • The medical tourism gold rush

    UK

    USA Germany

    Come to.......

    South Africa

    Jordan

    Israel Guatemala

    Costa Rica

    Lithuania

    S Korea

    Mauritius

    Thailand India

    Hungary

    Spain

    Brazil

    Poland

    Turkey

  • The reality

    Source: International Passenger Survey

  • UK patients going abroad

    Source: Treatment Abroad

    Medical Tourism Survey 2012

  • UK patients going abroad

    Source: Treatment Abroad

    Medical Tourism Survey 2012

  • Is the NHS the “Golden Goose”

    NHS operations and

    waiting time:

    December 2011

  • Lame ducks

    Lame ducks (and

    people!).......

    • Don’t like travelling

    • Want healthcare on their doorstep

  • Where are the golden geese?

  • The other side of the picture

  • Golden geese

    Cleveland Clinic, USA

    Cromwell Hospital,

    London

    Klinikum Stuttgart

  • Lame ducks....Dubai

    70 per cent of UAE residents

    would seek medical treatment

    overseas

  • Lame ducks.... Las Vegas

    “Where do you go for great

    health care in Las Vegas?”

    “The airport…...”

  • Barriers to overcome

    Patient awareness

    The fear factor

    Joined up healthcare

    Protectionism

  • EU Directive