The Asia-Pacific region continues to be one of the top regions for inbound medical tourism. Countries such as Thailand, India, Singapore, the Philippines, and Malaysia attract thousands of medical tourists each year due to their high-quality healthcare offering combined with low-cost treatments. However, future growth could be impacted by rising competition in other regions, brain drain from public healthcare sectors and political turmoil. Has medical tourism in the Asia-Pacific region reached its apex or is there still room for growth?
Summit Objectives Include:
Understand the factors that have led to the rapid rise of medical tourism in the Asia-Pacific region
Key challenges and growth restraints in the medical tourism industry in the Asia-Pacific region
Look at the impact of medical tourism on healthcare systems and people in the region
Is internal “brain drain” impacting the public healthcare sector due to medical tourism? And if so, what can be done to reverse this trend?
How should the public and private sectors work together to ensure that medical tourism continues to be a viable revenue generator while at the same time ensuring that that public healthcare sector is not ignored?
What is the impact of medical tourism on medical community, medical education and research in host and outgoing countries?
Understand the different factors impacting China’s inbound and outbound medical tourism market and opportunities and challenges for medical providers and facilitators