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knee-replacement-therapy Total Knee Replacement Surgery in Mexico for under $15,000 - According to Healthline, as of 2015, the average hospital charge for a total knee replacement (TKR) in the United States is $49,500. A partial knee replacement (PKR) is typically priced at $40,000-$45,000. For patients seeking an affordable solution in Mexico, Almater Hospital in Mexicali, Mexico is a viable and highly recommended orthopedic surgery provider.  In a recent conversation with Hospital Director, Dr. Patricia Meza, we discovered that Almater Hospital offers total knee replacement surgery from $10,800, performed by one of the best orthopedic surgeons in the region. The hospital also boasts a 98% patient satisfaction rating, which is higher than most US hospitals. Several calls to recent Almater Hospital knee Read more...
Doctor Writing Patient Notes on a Medical Examination or Prescription, Accreditation Is Your Healthcare Center Ready for Medical Tourism? - Healthcare organizations used to depend entirely on patients from the local market. Not anymore. Patients now travel for the care they need: to other neighborhoods, other regions, and even other countries. Quite simply, healthcare has become competitive. If you own or run a healthcare center in Latin America, this could be good news. Latin America is a natural destination for American and Canadian patients who are seeking treatment abroad. Driven by the need for quality, affordable treatment and care, potential patients are looking at more options than ever before. However, American and European patients have a different set of expectations than your local patients. They will expect your hospital or Read more...
Stethoscope on US Passport Should Tourists Worry about Ebola? - We have all heard the news. There have been documented cases of Ebola in the US and Africa. The surrounding controversy is natural. Due to the fear that Ebola generates, some people are afraid to travel. Should you worry about Ebola? And should Ebola stop you for seeking medical or dental care in another country? Following are four points about the “Ebola Panic” that you should consider: 1. When dealing with a serious issue like Ebola, the best thing to do is to ask professionals in the appropriate field. What do doctors say about this problem? Most doctors are very clear. They believe it is safe to travel, and encourage Read more...
psychological test Psychological Tests to Take Before Cosmetic Surgery - Cosmetic surgery is one of the fastest growing type of procedures in the USA, with more than 10,000,000 people undergoing some kind of cosmetic procedure, surgical or otherwise, every single year. Many years ago, it was possible for anybody to elect to have cosmetic surgery without any real testing, medical or otherwise carried out beforehand. That has changed and now, in addition to medical tests, a doctor may ask for a psychological test before allowing a person to have a cosmetic surgery procedure, in order to make sure that the patient is psychologically fit. A patient who has been told by his or her doctor to take a psychological evaluation Read more...
Dr. Bernardo Cline Haberkorn Dr. Bernardo Cline Haberkorn M.D. - Dr. Bernardo Cline Haberkorn is one of the most highly qualified physicians in Mexico. He is a trained pediatrician with residency in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Cline Haberkorn specializes in pediatric cardiology, adult and pediatric electrophysiology and interventional electrophysiology. In addition, he is certified in adult ablation and electrophysiology by the Mexican Board of Cardiology. However, as important as his training and experience, the real strengths of Dr. Cline Haberkorn are his passion for his work and his love of children. “It’s easy to connect with a child,” says Dr. Cline Haberkorn, and his work demonstrates this. For decades, he has worked with all types of children, from newborns to adolescents. Read more...
Sani Dental Group Dental Group Launches Television Advertising Campaign - Leading Los Algodones Dental Group Launches Television Advertising Campaign to Attract US Patients. January 27, 2014, Los Algodones, Mexico   This surprising statistic leads the first line of a new television commercial educating American consumers about affordable dental care in Mexico. In the U.S, where more than 142 million citizens lack basic dental insurance, dental care is simply too expensive for the majority of Americans. A leading dental group in Mexico aims to offer dental services to Americans seeking affordable dental care. In Yuma, Arizona, a city of 95,000 residents located on the border with Mexico, the average price for a porcelain dental crown is $936.35. The price for a Read more...