Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress Predicts Worldwide Healthcare Travel Revenue to Hit US$100 Billion by 2012
Focus on Asia expected to kickstart more collaborations and encourage increased government support
"Buoyed by the success stories of earlier waves of medical tourists,
consumers, insurance companies as well businesses fully recognise the
reliability and affordability of going overseas for medical procedures.
Patients who choose to undergo treatments in
Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress 2009 is
Leading edge technology is on display at the exhibition portion of the event, where close to 30 exhibitors including leading medical suppliers, healthcare travel facilitators, medical spas and hospitals are showcasing their innovations and services. Governments too have begun to recognise the economic potential and are responding by actively participating in the promotion of their respective countries as attractive healthcare destinations.
The conference themes at the Congress portion of the event include: -- 29th - 30th June: The global healthcare travel outlook, new challenges and opportunities in healthcare travel, payment and accreditation standards -- 29th - 30th June: Healthcare insurance trends in Asia, best practices, and emerging partnerships -- 29th June: Travel Business Day co-organised with Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), covering medical tourist requirements, business cases, misconceptions and the healthcare travel ecosystem -- 1 July: Minimizing legal liabilities in global healthcare travel -- 1 July: Health insurance risk management for new markets
"We have an impressive line-up of industry leaders and luminaries who will
be sharing key topics specifically designed for the medical tourism industry.
The exclusive congress segment ensures the unique position of Healthcare
Travel Exhibition & Congress as
Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress is sponsored by Singapore Medicine, CKMP-Council for Korea Medicine Overseas Promotion and National Healthcare Group. The event is also supported by International Enterprise Singapore, International Medical Travel Association (IMTA), Life Insurance Association, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Spa and Wellness Association Singapore, Thai Spa Association, and Spa Association Singapore.
For more information, please visit http://www.healthcaretravel-singapore.com
About Informa Life Sciences
Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress is part of a global series of life
sciences events organized by Informa Life Sciences, the world's leader in
providing quality conferences, publications and learning experiences for the
life sciences industry. Along with Arab Health, Hospital Build and Aesthetics
Asia, Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress also takes place annually in
Informa Life Sciences leads the market in providing quality, expert-led conferences; delivering the expert knowledge our clients need to excel in their professional roles and guaranteeing a competitive advantage for their organizations. Our diverse portfolio covers the Pharmaceutical (Drug Discovery, Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs, Biopharmaceutical, Generics and Business Strategy), Medical Devices and Diagnostics, Fine Chemicals and Agrochemicals and Veterinary Medicine arenas.
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