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Category Archives: Advanced Treatment Overseas

History of Robotic Surgery

Via Journal of Gynecologic Oncology   The term “robot” was first introduced to the public in 1921 when the Czech writer Karel Capek described the notion in his play Rossum’s … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sicily’s Transplant Hospital ISMETT Receives JCI Accreditation

The Istituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie ad Alta Specializzazione (ISMETT), operated by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in Palermo, Italy, has become the first hospital in … Continue reading

December 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Santiago’s Clínica Alemana Ranks Second Among Best Latin American Hospitals

A survey carried out by AméricaEconomía Intelligence determined that Clínica Alemana is best in Human Capital and Prestige. It also ranks high in the number of ISI scientific papers published … Continue reading

November 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

JCI-Accredited American University of Beirut Medical Center

The American University of Beirut (AUB) has been accredited as an institution since 2004 by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (3624 … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Medical Tourism in Lebanon is Expanding

Lebanon is now seeking to become a centre for medical tourism. Making Lebanon the hospital of the East is the ambition of the Tourism Council. With 11,505 physicians and 177 … Continue reading

October 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

Health Care Settings in Spain

The World Health Organization (WHO) has ranked the Spanish healthcare system as the 7th best in the world. And the Spanish people are ranked second, in regard to being satisfied … Continue reading

September 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Breast Care Centre at Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Our Breast Care Centre (BCC) offers a comprehensive range of breast care services. These include mammography, breast ultrasound and biopsy, removal of cyst fluids, chemotherapy, breast conserving and reconstructive surgery. The … Continue reading

August 29, 2011 · Leave a comment