MEDICAL TOURISM IN INDIA
According to the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), India is unique as it offers holistic medicinal services. With yoga, meditation, ayurveda, allopathy, and other systems of medicines, India offers a unique basket of services to an individual that is difficult to match by other countries, says CII. Also, clinical outcomes in India are at par with the world’s best centers, besides having internationally qualified and experienced specialists.
While a large number of the private hospitals in India are willing to provide medical treatment to patients irrespective of nationality, only a few are in the forefront of promoting the health-hospitality mix. Some of the corporate hospitals in India that lead the medical tourism revolution are:
Apart from the private players, public sector hospitals like All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has been receiving patients from over 16 countries including European nations and there is a steady increase in the number of patients, mainly for complex surgical procedures. The AIIMS has also initiated a dedicated International Healthcare Service team, which will take care of the patient right from arrival till their departure coordinating all aspects of medical treatment.
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