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Healthbase is a provider-of-choice for medical tourists world-wide. We provide direct access to leading accredited hospitals in Thailand, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, Turkey, Belgium, Hungary, Costa Rica, Panama, Brazil, Mexico, USA and we are expanding to Canada, UK, Jordan,Taiwan, Argentina, New Zealand, Australia, El Salvador and Guatemala.

Over two hundred medical procedures are available in various categories: Orthopedic procedures such as hip replacement, Birmingham hip resurfacing, artificial knee replacement, knee surgery, cosmetic procedures such as breast augmentation, face lift, rhinoplasty (nose surgery), liposuction, dental procedures such as bridges, implants, crowns, and procedures in categories such as cardiac, vascular, spinal, obesity, eye, LASIK, urology, general surgery, plastic surgery, weight-loss surgery, wellness and much more. The savings are up to 80% from typical USA prices.

Healthbase provides direct access to elite US, UK and internationally trained physicians and surgeons at major accredited hospitals in over 30 cities in Thailand, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, Turkey, Belgium, Hungary, Costa Rica, Panama, Brazil, Mexico, USA and we are expanding to Canada, UK, Jordan,Taiwan, Argentina, New Zealand, Australia, El Salvador and Guatemala. Extensive hospital profiles including pictures of hospital facility, patient room, operating room, videos, doctor credentials, step-by-step guide, cost comparison, free quote and much more are available after login. Registration is simple, easy and free.

Medical Tourism in Singapore

Raffles Hospital

An ISO 9001 institute with US/UK trained specialists. Raffles Hospital in Singapore is a 380-bed tertiary care private hospital offering a full complement of specialist services using the most advanced medical technology. The rooms at Raffles Hospital are outfitted to the standards of five-star hotels, with an array of suites, single, double, four and six-bed rooms for you to choose from.
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National Heart Center Singapore

National Heart Center Singapore - JCI National Heart Center Singapore is a designated national center for cardiovascular medicine in Singapore and sees over 85,000 outpatients yearly. Performed 2,056 Angioplasty procedures, 577 CABG procedures & 304 Pacing procedures in 2005. National Heart Center Singapore is the first heart center outside USA to be JCI (Joint Commission International) accredited.

Medical Tourism in Thailand

Piyavate Hospital

The Piyavate Hospital medical staff is comprised both American Board and Thai Board Certified Physicians in every specialty field, supported by highly qualified registered nurses, technicians and administrative personnel. Piyavate Hospital is located in Bangkok, Thailand. The hospital provides medical services using modern technology and state-of-the-art equipment, accredited by the International Standards Organization ISO 9001-2000.
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Bangkok Hospital Group Medical Center

Bangkok Hospital Medical Center Bangkok Thailand - JCI Bangkok Hospital is one of the biggest hospitals in Thailand providing tertiary healthcare. The Bangkok Hospital Group has world renowned physicians, cutting edge technology and excellent nursing staff provide all of their patients with the utmost level of medical care. The Bangkok Heart Hospital is accredited by JCI and ISO 9001:2000 and has treated more than 40,000 cardiac outpatients and has done more than 1,100 heart surgeries to date.
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Video - Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Bangkok, Thailand

Medical Tourism in India

Apollo Hospitals Group

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Apollo Hospital - JCI
The first Indian hospital to receive the Joint Commission International (JCI) USA accreditation the gold-standard in hospital certifications worldwide. Apollo Hospitals have over 7000 beds in 44 hospitals, located in throughout India including New Delhi, Chennai (Madras), Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Kolkata (Calcutta) Apollo Hospitals Group has collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in New Delhi, India is spread over 12 acres of land, has a built-up area of 600,000 square feet, and handles close to 200,000 patients a year, of which 10,000 are international patients. Apollo Chennai and Apollo Hyderabad have also received JCI accreditation. Done over 10,000 Renal Transplants.
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Wockhardt Hospitals Group

Wockhardt Hospitals Mumbai India - JCI Wockhardt hospitals Group has established a chain of super specialty hospitals at Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkatta and Nagpur. Wockhardt Hospitals has associated with Harvard Medical International (HMI), USA. As associate hospitals of HMI in India, Wockhardt Hospitals benefit from the extensive learning and experience of Harvard Medical School and its affiliated institutions world-wide and strive to bring to its patients the benefits of global standards in technology and clinical expertise. Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai, has become the first super specialty hospital in South Asia to achieve accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI), USA.
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Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center

Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center (EHIRC), an ISO 9001 institute has a total of 164 Critical Care beds to provide intensive care to patients after surgery or angioplasty, emergency admissions or other patients needing highly specialized management. The hospital is backed by the most advanced laboratories performing complete range of investigative tests in the field of Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Bio-chemistry, Haematology, Transfusion Medicine and Microbiology. Performed over 9756 Angiographies, 2707 Coronary Interventions, 5519 Cardiac (3214 CABG, 563 Valve, 765 Congenital, 977 other) surgeries in 2005.

Medical Tourism in Mexico

CIMA

CIMA - Hospitals - Hospital CIMA San Jose  - Hospital CIMA Hermosillo - Hospital CIMA Monterrey

CIMA Hospitals are beautiful private acute care hospitals with convenient locations in Monterrey and Hermosillo, Mexico and San Jose, Costa Rica. The CIMA hospitals began operations in 1992 and today are recognized for their quality standards and safety records. The hospitals provide a wide range of medical, surgical services ranging from simple to high complexity. Providing you with a caring environment whether you are here for a checkup or open heart surgery.
Distintivo H Certification - CIMA - Hospitals - Hospital CIMA Monterrey   Cenavece - CIMA - Hospitals - Hospital CIMA Monterrey Hospital CIMA San Jose - JCI International patients typically travel for elective procedures as well as complex specialized surgeries such as joint replacement (knee/hip), cardiac surgery, dental surgery, neurosurgery, and cosmetic surgeries. Patients travel from Europe, Middle East, Japan, the United States, and Canada.
Besides having all the required state or federal licenses to operate as hospitals, the CIMA hospitals stand out among other hospitals in their markets. Hospital CIMA San Jose, a JCI Joint Commission International accredited Hospital. CIMA San Jose Costa Rica was the first Hospital certified by the Ministry of Health in Costa Rica in Quality Process.
CIMA - Hospitals - Hospital CIMA San Jose - a JCI Joint Commission International accredited Hospital

Hospital Angeles - Tijuana, Mexico

Hospital Angeles Tijuana is part of Grupo Angeles Servicios de Salud the largest private hospital chain in Mexico.
It currently operates 15 hospitals and there are 10 more coming in the next 5 years. Hospital Angeles - Tijuana, Mexico - Front
Hospital Angeles - Tijuana, Mexico - Entrance
Hospital Angeles Tijuana has:
  • 116 Beds
  • 97 Private Rooms
  • 12 Operating Rooms
  • Outpatient Clinic
  • ER
  • ICU
  • Intermediate ICU
  • Neonatal ICU
  • Intermediate Neonatal ICU
  • X ray*, Tomography*, MRI*, Nuclear Medicine*, Fluoroscopy*
  • Angiography*
  • Fully Equipped Laboratory
  • Helicopter Landing Zone
  • Medical Office Building with 135 Board Certified Specialists
  • Pharmacy
  • Note: * All equipment are brand new from SIEMENS
Rooms
  • 97 Private Rooms
  • Standard and Suite rooms
  • New, spacious, well-ventilated
  • Air conditioned, heated
  • Equipped with TV, DVD player
  • Medical Imaging (Radiology, Mastography, CAT scans, etc) Blood Bank Nuclear Medicine MRI Pathology Operating Rooms (6 in the first floor) Gynecological Operating Rooms (4) Emergency Operating Rooms (2) Outpatient Surgery (6)
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CHRISTUS Muguerza International, Monterrey, Mexico

CHRISTUS Muguerza International

CHRISTUS Muguerza International is the first hospital in Mexico with Joint Commission Accreditation (JCI), meeting the highest international standards for quality and safety in healthcare services.
CHRISTUS Muguerza International  was founded more than 70 years ago.
CHRISTUS Muguerza International  has 3 hospitals are located in Monterrey about 160 miles south the U.S. Texas border.
From 2001 onwards CHRISTUS Muguerza International the Group has been affiliated with CHRISTUS Health.
CHRISTUS Health is  a faith-based, non-profit health system based in Dallas, USA comprised of:
40 hospitals, inpatient and long-term care facilities 
Few dozens of clinics, physician offices and healthcare services in more than 70 cities in North America.
 

Medical Tourism in Turkey

The Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey

Healthbase - Medical Tourism - Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey

Anadolu Medical Center - JCI Anadolu Medical Center is a not-for-profit multi-specialty medical service provider in Turkey. It offers treatments in oncology, cardiology, opthalmology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, nephrology, dermatology, and neurology amongst others. Anadolu Medical Center serves patients from over 40 countries. 35% of its physicians are board certified in the United States. Being JCI accredited, AMC has state-of-the-art health care facilities and technology along with advanced transportation and communication systems.

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Medical Tourism in Costa Rica

Hospital Clinica Biblica

Healthbase - Clinica Biblica Hospital - logo Clinica Biblica Hospital - JCI Clinica Biblica Hospital is the largest private hospital in Costa Rica. Founded in 1929, it is experienced in delivering world-class medical services in state-of-the-art facilities.
Healthbase - Clinica Biblica Hospital - Main Building
The hospital boasts a 50 million dollar infrastructure (and new 35 million dollar hospital building).
The slew of services offered by the hospital range from orthopedic and bariatric surgeries, to reparative and restorative treatments like LASIK, cosmetic / plastic and dental surgeries, to wellness treatments and preventive check-ups. It employs 200 skilled physicians and English speaking staff.
Clinica Biblica Hospital is in the process of obtaining the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCI) .
International hospital affiliations include Mount Sinai, Florida, USA, Tulane Medical Center, New Orleans, USA, and Oschner Clinic, New Orleans, USA.

CIMA

CIMA - Hospitals - Hospital CIMA San Jose  - Hospital CIMA Hermosillo - Hospital CIMA Monterrey

CIMA Hospitals are beautiful private acute care hospitals with convenient locations in Monterrey and Hermosillo, Mexico and San Jose, Costa Rica. The CIMA hospitals began operations in 1992 and today are recognized for their quality standards and safety records. The hospitals provide a wide range of medical, surgical services ranging from simple to high complexity. Providing you with a caring environment whether you are here for a checkup or open heart surgery.
Distintivo H Certification - CIMA - Hospitals - Hospital CIMA Monterrey   Cenavece - CIMA - Hospitals - Hospital CIMA Monterrey Hospital CIMA San Jose - JCI International patients typically travel for elective procedures as well as complex specialized surgeries such as joint replacement (knee/hip), cardiac surgery, dental surgery, neurosurgery, and cosmetic surgeries. Patients travel from Europe, Middle East, Japan, the United States, and Canada.
Besides having all the required state or federal licenses to operate as hospitals, the CIMA hospitals stand out among other hospitals in their markets. Hospital CIMA San Jose, a JCI Joint Commission International accredited Hospital. CIMA San Jose Costa Rica was the first Hospital certified by the Ministry of Health in Costa Rica in Quality Process.
CIMA - Hospitals - Hospital CIMA San Jose - a JCI Joint Commission International accredited Hospital

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Medical Tourism in Panama

Hospital Punta Pacifica, Panama

Medical Tourism - Healthbase - Hospital Punta Pacifica - Panama
Hospital Punta Pacifica was born from the hopes and dreams of a group of Panamanian physicians. These specialists, in association with notable businessmen, wanted to provide Panama, Latin America and the world with a world-class digital hospital possessing the highest standards of quality, care, security and technology. Hospital Punta Pacifica has state-of-the-art facilities and systems and is supported by the affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine International.

Affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine International

Johns Hopkins Medicine International brings to the world the best of Johns Hopkins Medicine, a tradition that integrates patient care with the best in medical education and research. Through educational and consulting engagements, the experts of Johns Hopkins Medicine International support the physicians and administrators in Punta Pacifica in their quest to provide the best health care to their patients.
Hospital Punta Pacifica, Affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, is a newly constructed hospital located in the heart of one of the most prominent areas of Panama City. The hospital is the only digitally connected hospital in the geographic region, and offers the highest quality of medical services. Medical Tourism - Healthbase - Hospital Punta Pacifica - Panama - Johns Hopkins

The staff at Hospital Punta Pacifica is highly trained in all areas. Most staff physicians working at the complex have been either trained in the United States or Europe, have international certifications, and are approved by Johns Hopkins Medicine International.
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Video - Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Bangkok, Thailand

'Golden Land' is what Suvarnabhumi - pronounced 'Sue wanna boom' - translates to, and Bangkok's new airport is set to shine brightly in the competitive world of airport design and usability. The new, ultra modern, airport opened on 28 September 2006. The airport, which is being touted as the largest single terminal airport in the world, is expected to cost roughly 155 Billion Baht during its ongoing Phase 1. The airport has been designed to carry 45 million passengers in Phase 1, 54 million passengers in Phase 2 and a mammoth 120 million passengers by Phase 3.
Source: airportsuvarnabhumi.com
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Passport and Visa

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A passport is an internationally recognized travel document that verifies the identity and nationality of the bearer. Any time you connect through or travel to a foreign country, you will need to provide your valid passport. Some countries, for example, require that your passport be valid for at least six months or longer beyond the dates of your trip. And also, your passport should have enough blank pages for entry and exit stamps at the airport. In addition, you need to check on visa requirement on the country you are traveling to. If you are a U.S. citizen, the requirements for obtaining a new passport or renewal are outlined on the U.S. Department of State web site

Visa Visa

A visa is an endorsement or stamp placed by officials of a foreign country on a U.S. passport that allows the bearer to visit that foreign country. Visa requirements vary based on the country you are visiting.

Singapore:
If you are holding a US Passport, there is no visa required to travel to Singapore for a limited number of days. Complete details are available here
India:
Tourist visa required for US passport holders to visit India. Further information is available here
Thailand:
If you are holding a US Passport, there is no visa required to travel to Thailand on tourism for 30 days. For further information on here

Current Travel Warnings issued from US Department of State.

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Entry Requirements

Along with travel documentation such as passport, visa you may also need to familiarize yourself with the countries entry requirements, disembarkation/embarkation procedures, exit requirements, customs and other details. This information may change from country to country and time to time. We advise you to look at each country government website for the current information. Here are useful links:


Singapore

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Entry requirements
Disembarkation/Embarkation Card
Exit Requirements

Emabasy Links

Singapore Embassy at Washington D.C
Singapore Consulate General
US Embassy at Sinagpore

India

India Flag
Embassy of India Washington D.C - Passport and visa

Emabasy Links

In United States
Embassy of India Washington D.C
Indian Consulates in US

In Canada
The High Commission of India in Ottawa, Canada

In India
US Embassy at New Delhi
Consulate General of The US at Mumbai
Consulate General of The US at Chennai

In Burma - Myanmar
For Myanmar Citizens visiting India -- Embassy of India, Yangon



Thailand

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Passport
Visa - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Thailand

Emabasy Links

Thailand Embassy
US Embassy in Thailand

Mexico

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New Requirements for Travelers

Immunizations

Under the International Health Regulations adopted by the World Health Organization, a country may require International Certificates of Vaccination against yellow fever, especially if you are traveling from an area of the world that is infected with yellow fever. Prophylactic medication for malaria and certain other preventive measures are advisable for travel to some countries. No immunizations are required to return to the United States. Detailed health information may be obtained from your local healthcare provider or from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.


Airport Fees

All international flights are subject to U.S. Immigration and U.S. Customs fees paid in advance as part of your ticket. In addition, many countries have departure fees that are sometimes collected at the time of ticket purchase or upon exiting the foreign country. This fee is typically around $15. This may vary from country to country and time to time.


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Healthbase, an award-winning* medical tourism facilitator in USA, is the trusted source for global medical and dental choices, connecting patients to leading healthcare facilities worldwide. We arrange a variety of medical tourism services from basic consultations to full service treatment abroad. We help you to take care of all your medical tourism details from arranging the surgery and financing options to visas, travel, lodging and tourism.

Healthbase caters to the needs of individual consumers, self-funded businesses, insurance carriers, benefit consultants, insurance agents, and third party administrators seeking affordable medical travel and dental travel options. Our state-of-the-art, easy to use, information rich web-based system makes it easy to coordinate international medical care including necessary travel and accommodation for patients and their companions, all at one place.

The cost of surgical care at our ever growing network of affiliated institutions is typically a fraction of the cost of care in the U.S. with equal or superior outcomes. Healthbase arranges first class services for patients at major internationally accredited hospitals in Thailand, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, Turkey, Belgium, Hungary, Costa Rica, Panama, Brazil, Mexico, USA and is expanding to Canada, UK, Jordan,Taiwan, Argentina, New Zealand, Australia, El Salvador and Guatemala.

We offer over two hundred medical, dental and cosmetic procedures in various categories: Orthopedic procedures such as hip replacement, Birmingham hip resurfacing, artificial knee replacement, rotator cuff repair, knee surgery; Cardiac and Vascular procedures like heart bypass (multiple coronary artery bypass graft or CABG), aortic aneurysm repair, heart valve repair, heat valve replacement, angioplasty, RF Ablation; Spinal procedures such as spine fusion, laminectomy, disc replacement; Weight-loss procedures like gastric bypass, lap band, gastric sleeve; Eye procedures like LASIK; Cosmetic and Plastic surgery procedures such as breast augmentation, face lift, rhinoplasty (nose surgery), liposuction; Dental procedures such as orthognathic surgery, dental bridges, dental implants, dental crowns; dental veneers; and hundreds of other procedures in the departments of Urology, General surgery, Wellness and many more. The savings are up to 80% of typical US hospital prices.

Medical Tourism, also termed as Medical Travel, Health Travel, Health Tourism, Global Healthcare, Medical Vacation, Medical Value Travel, Medical Treatment Abroad, International Medical, Surgical Tourism, Surgery Abroad, Surgical Trip, Healthcare Abroad, Medical Outsourcing, offshore Medical and Overseas Medical, is the act of traveling abroad to receive medical, dental and cosmetic care. Significantly lower cost for best practice care is usually the primary motivation behind medical tourism although some medical tourists go abroad for immediate availability of procedures and to seek treatments that are not available in their home country. Patients frequently also take advantage of the opportunity to vacation and tour inexpensively in the foreign country while they are visiting for health care. Signup to know more about medical or dental tourism.

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