Quality care and cost effectiveness gives India its medical tourism edge

Cover Story, 2018/2017, India Investment Journal November Edition
by Mr Bhavdeep Singh
The chief of one of India’s leading healthcare players, Fortis Healthcare, weighs up India’s appeal as a hub for international patients.

Medical tourism is a phenomenon where people travel from their home country to another nation to access quality medical care. There are many factors which influence their decision, the most common one being the ability to access quality medical procedures which are not conducted within the boundaries of their home country.