Global Medical Tourism Market Size study, by Type, Application and Regional Forecasts 2021-2026

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Feb 02, 2021 (Heraldkeepers) —
Medical Tourism Market:

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Executive Summary

Major players in the medical tourism market are Apollo Hospital Enterprise Limited, Prince Court Medical Center, Bumrungrad International Hospital, KPJ Healthcare Berhad, and Fortis Health Ltd.

The global medical tourism market is expected to decline from $37.72 billion in 2019 to $19.8 billion in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -47.53%. The decline is mainly due to the COVID-19 outbreak that has led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, remote working, restriction on cross-border travel and the closure of industries and other commercial activities. The ban on cross-border travel reduces the number of international patients, impacting the market. The market is then expected to recover and

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Developer of the World’s First Instant COVID-19 Test, Blink Science, Inc., Will Help Lead Global Medical Passport Initiatives

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ATLANTA, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Blink Science, Inc., a global company that is revolutionizing point-of-care medical diagnostics and data systems, will lead global initiatives to unify medical passports.

Blink Science will help drive international, public-private coalitions such as The Commons Project and the Vaccination Credential Initiative as they leverage technology to safeguard public health and enable individuals to share verified health data. Other coalition members include Carin, Cerner, Epic, Evernorth, IBM Watson, Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, Mitre, Oracle, Safe Health, and Salesforce.

Blink Science is developing blinkPASSPORT™ — an app-based medical passport platform that will empower individuals to carry their own verified COVID-19 test results and vaccination records on their phones and tablets and share them securely. Organizations and venues will use the companion blinkVERIFY™ app to scan blinkPASSPORT

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