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Medical Tourism in India

Medical Tourism in India

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 DISSERTATION REPORT
ON
MEDICAL TOURISM AND ITS PRACTICESIN INDIA
Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration from Amity School of Business,Amity University, Noida
Faculty Guide Submitted ByDr. Ruchi Jain Kartikey Singh
Assistent Proffessor B.B.A. (2007-10),Amity School of Business, Roll No ± A3906407A23,Amity University, Enrolment No ± A3906407182Sec ± 125, Noida ± 201303 Amity School of Business,E-mail ± rjain@amity.edu E-mail ± kartikeysingh@hotmail.com
 
 Medical Tourism and its Practices In India Kartikey Singh
Page | 2
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The study aims at finding the current scenario of Medical Tourism and also to get anoverview of the healthcare industry in India. The survey also aims at finding out the performance of various hospitals in the region based on certain parameters andcriteria¶s to judge the market viability of medical tourism. But in order to fullappreciate the survey one needs to understand the term Medical Tourism ad thecurrent Indian and Global scenario of Medical tourism and its practices in India.Medical Tourism (also called medical travel, health tourism or global healthcare) is aterm initially coined by travel agencies and the mass media to describe the rapidly-growing practice of travelling to another country to obtain health care.Such services typically include elective procedures as well as complex specializedsurgeries such as joint replacement (knee/hip), cardiac surgery, dental surgery andcosmetic surgery. The provider and customer use informal channels of communication ±connection ± contract, with less regulatory or legal oversight toassure quality and less formal resource to reimbursement or redress, if needed.Leisure aspects typically associated with travel and tourism may be included on suchmedical travel trips. Prospective medical tourism patients need to keep in mind theextra cost of travel and accommodation when deciding on treatment locations.A specialized subset of medical tourism is reproductive tourism, which is the practiceof travelling abroad to undergo in-vitro fertilization and assisted reproductivetechnology treatments.
 
 Medical Tourism and its Practices In India Kartikey Singh
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I, Kartikey Singh, student of B.B.A., hereby take an opportunity to thank all thosewho have helped in the completion of this project, either directly or indirectly.First and foremost, I would like to thank 
Dr. Ruchi Jain
, faculty, Amity School of Business, without whose constant support, motivation and direction the project wouldnot have reached its conclusion. Next, I must not forget to express my gratitude to the
almighty
who gave me theability and strength to carry on the project.I would also like to thank the
library and other administrative staff 
of AmitySchool of Business, Noida for their indispensible support and assistance during the project.Last but not the least, I must thank my
friends and family
for their constantunderstanding, motivation and support during the project to keep me going towards itscompletion.Kartikey SinghB.B.A. (2007-10)Amity School of BusinessEnrolment No ± A3906407182Roll No ± A3906407A23

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