Medical tourism is not a new phenomenon. It has been around for decades. However, many more people are taking advantage of it.
Medical tourism has long been practiced by people of North Africa and the Middle East, who visit medical facilities in Bavaria.
Medical tourism has long been practiced by famous Hollywood people visiting spas and clinics in Switzerland.
Medical tourism is being promoted by governments and businesses in many parts of the world.
Medical tourism is growing each year as cost in the US climb and waiting lines in the UK and Canada grow longer.