Every year a large number of patients from all over the world come to India for medical treatment. For instance, in the year 2007, around 272,000 patients visited India for medical treatment. They come to India from far away countries like the US, United Kingdom, Canada, Nigeria, Iraq, Zambia, Tanzania, Australia, etc. It is interesting to know what makes them to come all the way to India for their medical treatment.
India provides solutions to various problems faced by these patients in the healthcare system of their country. Some of the problems faced by these patients are very high cost of medical treatment, long waiting lists, lack of advanced technology, dearth of highly skilled and experienced doctors etc. Now let us see how India can provide solutions to such problems which makes it one of the most preferred destinations in the world for medical treatment.
Why you should choose India for medical treatment – TOP TEN REASONS
You can save a lot of money on the medical treatment. Out of all the top medical travel destinations in the world, India offers the lowest cost. Patients can save upto 60% – 95% of their treatment costs by undergoing treatment in India. The following table gives you an idea.
You can also see our ‘Treatment Packages’ section, which will give you information on cost of various medical treatment packages that hospitals in India offer.
Some of the countries have good doctors and all the advanced facilities, but here patients face another type of problem- The Long Waiting Lists. The patient has to wait for a long time for his/her turn for the treatment. The patient has to suffer with a lot of pain and mental trauma till he/she gets an appointment.
In India there is no waiting time at all. We can book all the necessary appointments for you even before your arrival in India so that you need not wait unnecessarily.
India has some of the finest hospitals. These hospitals have got national and international accreditations like the NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers) and JCI (Joint Commission International). This means that a lot of attention is given on patient’s safety, patient’s privacy, infection control etc. These hospitals have very comfortable patient rooms, cafeteria, advanced equipments, most modern and patient friendly infrastructure.
Hospitals in India can boast of most advanced medical technologies. These advanced technologies have helped a lot in better diagnosis and treatment of patients. The hospital stay and recovery time of patient have been reduced to a considerable extent. The hospitals have most modern and advanced medical technology like the Cyberknife, Novalis, VMAT, PET Scan, 3 Tesla MRI, 64 slice CT Scan etc.
India has some of the best doctors in the world. These doctors have been trained at some of the leading medical centers in the world like the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland clinic, Johns Hopkins etc. Many of them are US Board certified doctors having years of experience. Some of the doctors even have their names in the Book of Guinness Records for achieving various medical feats.
India has world-class airports in all the major cities with excellent flight connectivity from anywhere in the world. Almost all the international flights come to India and frequency is also good. The airport has all the modern facilities.
Even if you visit hospitals in US,UK or Europe, you will find a nurses and paramedical staff from Indian sub continent. Hospitals in India have well trained and qualified nursing and paramedical staff who provide excellent care to the patients.
Almost all the staff members at the hospitals speak and understand English language. Infact English is one of the widely used languages in India. You will get all the reports and documents in English language only. If at all you are not able to speak or understand English language then we can also arrange language interpreters in any language like the Arabic, Russian, French etc.
You will get individual attention. You will be taken care off right from airport pickup, hospital stay to airport drop in India. At every step you and your attendant are taken care by a professional team of Guest Relation Officers. They will assist you at every step.
India is one of the leading tourism destinations in the world. Tourist destinations in India include Historical Monuments, Forts, Palaces, ancient Temples and the architectural sites. India has tremendous variations in topography and climate from the desert regions of Rajasthan to the scenic Hill Stations, green valleys of Himachal, the rain forests of the North East, the extensive sun-drenched beaches, the Wildlife Sanctuaries.