Mediconnect in Hindustan Times

Medical Tourism in India has gained new heights. According to a CII-Grant Thorton study the Indian medical tourism market is expected to grow from the current 3 Billion USD to a 20 Billion USD by 2020. Specialized websites dedicated for medical tourists have paved a comfortable and effective path for foreign patients keen on getting medical treatments in India. MediConnectIndia ranks among the top specialist websites for medical tourists in India. Now planning a surgery or treatments in India is as easy as booking a vacation.

Hindustan Times, a leading English language daily newspaper in India covered the ascending growth of medical Tourism in India. The newspaper featured MediConnectIndia as high ranking among the top medical tourism dedicated websites. The comprehensive treatment packages planned by the website is attention grabbing to foreign visitors. The prices of a medical tour are cost-effective. The website even claims to reduce tour budget by 30-40 % for medical treatments. The business models of the specialized medical services website works on referral fees from doctors and commissions on treatments. The websites enter into MoUs with hospitals which helps them have the best rates, almost 40% lesser than the treatments generally quoted.

The medical tours are inclusive of pick up from airport and drop at the hospital. The comfortable tour services are available for treatments of cosmetic surgery, chemotherapy, knee replacement, IVF procedures, dental surgery, Ayurvedic and Yoga based treatments. New studies state that patients from USA and UK have also started seeking treatments in India whereas the trend initially was the African countries and Asian nations. The medical sector of the country is appealing to global masses for the comprehensive care and the cost-effective prices.

MediconnectIndia Head Shalini Sharma quoted “Out of every ten patients treated in India, two are from western countries. USA and UK have also joined the crowds which was not a trend few years ago.” She further quoted, “Quotations for medical tours are designed as per requirements and recommend hospitals, including super-speciality chains such as Fortis, Max, Apollo, Medanta and BLK.’’ The website covers numerous medical packages. The cheapest package costs 2 Lakh INR, for cosmetic and dental surgery. The cost of kidney or liver transplant can go up to 30 Lakh INR.  The most sought tours are for Cosmetic Surgery, Orthopedics Surgery, Neuro and Spine Surgeries, Cardiology, Infertility Treatment, ENT and Urology. There are many specially designed packages according to requirements of patients. The travel expenses, accommodations, medical Visas, hospital treatment and all such plans for your medical needs are catered to the tourists visiting India for medical purposes.

About the company

Mediconnect is a venture of Indian Holiday Pvt. Ltd, a 2 time winner of National Tourism award. The website offers complete solutions for medical tours in India. Foreign patients can easily avail the best of medical treatments in India. Multiple options from various hospitals are offered to a query. Patients have the freedom to evaluate the different options properly and chose the most suitable option that serves their purposes the best.

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