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Medical Tourism Going Pro

There was a time in India when Air travel, matrimony, Jobs and Real estate were not organised, and then came Yatra.com, Bharatmatrimony.com, Naukri.com and magicbricks.com to organise it..Result= Major Hit


If we have a look at the medical tourism side of Online Reach and approach, We have everything A rich heritage, toursit attractions, High tech specialists, Good hospitals..everything...





Then why even good sites like recoverdiscover.com are not getting enough traffic, The website though older than Blog are not able to get good rankings. While the Government has been most positively speaking about promoting medical tourism, it seems that when opportunity comes calling, it is looking the other way.









Read this:


Government stance
"We have not come to that stage of taking that leap in medical tourism yet," said B. Suman, Tourism Director, for not participating in the expo. "Hospitals here have not come up as expected," Mr. Suman said. "However, a meeting will be held i…

An Eyeopener- for new Enterpreneurs in e-Healthcare

Eight Common problems can be seen in every healthcare system:

errors
poor quality care delivery;
poor experience of patients;
waste;
unknowing variations in policy and practice;
failure to introduce high value interventions;
uncritical adoption of low value interventions;
failure to recognize uncertainty and ignorance. Anything catering to the settlement or solutions of the abive rated problems is a big hit, a sure shot.However while doing this there has to be standards that need to be maintained, Every enterpreneur should be cautious about the perception of the common masses towards his new Idea. Some Current efforts include:

Transparency in the health system ·
Rebalancing the doctor-patient relationship ·
Consumer empowerment ·
Empowerment through connectivity ·
Mobilisation of data ·
Mobilisation through interoperability

I am hereby discussing a few points which may help the newer ones in this fraternity to understand things better:

What sells?
Online tools such as:

§ Directories: Locate doctors an…