Amy Wang Expert's View

Where are the Chinese patients?

Health travel in China seems to be growing a lot, but many countries still struggle with getting Chinese patients. Where are they? Chinese patients “hide” in our health insurance system, that is, the social health care system. China’s social health care system has three levels of funding: The bottom level – funded by urban-rural medical…

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The impact of Covid-19 on health travel in Croatia

What would be the impact of Covid-19 on health travel in Croatia? Like the rest of the world, Croatia had significantly fewer visitors this year. Yet, but there is still some good news to keep in mind. Following recent UNWTO findings, 80% of European travelers will choose Europe as a destination, 40% of them travel…

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The New Health Travel: Innovation, Digitalization, Sustainability

We are all well-aware of the challenges brought up by Covid-19, which forced us indeed to look for disruptive solutions. The same applies to health travel and tourism. Looking back to January 2020, the year started full of glory and full of hope about achieving courageous business plans and breaking new tourism records. Instead, we…

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Medical tourism post-Covid19 – What got you here, won’t get you there!

In the past 20 years, a lot of countries threw their hat on Medical Tourism and succeeded in attracting business to their country. Some focused on promoting wellness and preventive side of healthcare, a few offered cosmetic and aesthetic treatment, others positioned themselves as high-end tertiary care destination and the rest tried their luck with…

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Virus Protection with Body Wellness

Body wellness is body hygiene from inside and outside. Body hygiene from inside means to supply the body with healthy food and to do a detox regularly. If we eat healthily and if we are aware of the necessity of regular detox, we will keep the gut immune system intact. Gut health is the cornerstone…

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Personalized Wellness and the Future of Healthcare

With the global wellness industry estimated value of $4.2 trillion in 2017, according to the nonprofit Global Wellness Institute (GWI), there is ever-growing interest and momentum in the development of that Industry. Quite interesting is the fact that the wellness travel market’s annual growth rate of 6.5 percent for the years 2015 to 2017 is…

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