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Treating chronic back pain with Endoscopic Spinal Surgery| May, 2015

Chronic back pain is a common health problem, and one that is increasing in prevalence as the global population ages. While most back pain can be treated by conservative measures, when therapeutic treatment fails to cure those patients with a herniated disc or spinal stenosis, Endoscopic Spinal Surgery – a minimally invasive surgical approach that uses an endoscope to operate with increased precision – may be in order.

Source: http://globalhealthandtravel.com/articles/medical/orthopaedics/how-to-treat-chronic-back-pain-with-surgery

Article by: GHT

30 Most Technologically Advanced Hospitals in the World| December, 2014

Medical research is constantly pushing the boundaries of health care and redefining what is and isn’t possible. Keeping pace with this vigorous progress, hospitals across the globe are continually updating their equipment and services in order to offer the latest in high-tech medical care. From specialist cancer centers with state-of-the-art digital imaging scanners, to multi-disciplinary mega-hospitals featuring cutting-edge medical robots, these are 30 of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the world.

Source: http://www.topmastersinhealthcare.com, http://www.forum.facmedicine.com
Article by: by TMHC Staff

How to get the most out of medical tourism| December, 2014

In search of Asia's top medical-tourism destinations, Diana Hubbell maps out some itineraries that add fun and relaxation to the equation. Plus the region's finest facilities, weirdest procedures, bet recovery retreats and more.

Illustrations by Wasinee Chantakorn.
Source: www.travelandleisureasia.com

Medical tourism has its risks and rewards| October, 2014

Americans can save money by having medical procedures done in other countries, but an expert advises caution.

Source: Startribune.com
Article by: ANNE NICOLAI , Special to the Star Tribune

Help in the heart of the country|

Thanat Sriyagoon, who works at a hospital in Uthai Thani, had worry etched on his face while waiting for his turn to take his five-month-old boy, Onsen, for a cardiac check-up.  "My son had pneumonitis at birth," said Thanat. "We didn't know how or why. He used to turn almost green when he cried before." 

Source: Bangkok Post

Inside Thailand, the land of the white elephant| September, 2014

Kuwait Times was pleased to participate in the ‘Muslim Media Familiarization Trip to Thailand 2014’ organized by Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The week-long trip aimed to promote Thailand’s medical tourism industry, famous beaches, halal food industry and peaceful co-existence between different religious groups and ethnicities...

Bumrungrad is the best for service| September, 2014

There are records that many dying patients returned on foot after taking treatment at Bumrungrad Hospital. Service is the prime policy of the hospital than the consideration of action or reaction of drugs.
Source: Adnan Rahman, Banglanews24.com

Patients without borders| July, 2014

Bumrungrad International Hospital is mentioned in Travel+Leisure Southeast Asia magazine that it is the most famous hospital in Bangkok which completed renovation of its patient rooms and advanced technologies.

Source: Travel+Leisure Southeast Asia, Patients without borders

Bumrungrad listed #6 in list of “Most Technologically Advanced Hospitals in the World”| June, 2014

Bumrungrad's advanced tech includes a cutting-edge Swisslog Automated Drug Management System, described as “Asia’s first pharmacy robot;” a Siemens Biograph 64 PET/CT medical imaging scanner that helps to identify cancers in their preliminary stages; image-guided radiotherapy capabilities; and an R2 CAD ImageChecker used in digital mammographies.

Source: Topmastersinhealthcare.com 

Top 10 Hospitals In The World | May, 2014

Bumrungrad International Hospital is listed in top 10, as best medical tourism hospital, in Medxforum.com