SG Analytics analyses the US medical tourism market in this outlook comprising insights about the impact of apprehensions, and the perception of Americans towards medical tourism in 2021. A market, which is usually analysed from a service providers’ perspective, has been looked at from a supply perspective.
More than 2 million US citizens were set to travel to other countries in search of cost-effective medical treatment this year
Cardio-vascular surgery is one of the major segments where patients may be willing to travel within the USA or to Mexico
Many patients move abroad due to factors, such as stringent regulations, long waiting time, and the high expense of treatment for uninsured/partially insured, while the rest look for US-based hospitals