Medical Tourism Keeps Evolving in Argentina

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The breadth and depth of medical tourism offerings keep expanding in Argentina thanks to continued cost advantages, an increase in the number of specialists catering to foreign patients and more coordinated marketing efforts abroad. A new article in Iguazu Noticias charts the maturation of the industry, the emergence of regional centers of medical specialization and the most sought after procedures …

The Case for Health Care and Medical Tourism in Argentina

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When most foreign journalists return home from a trip to Argentina, they often pen glowing reviews of their gastronomic conquests down south. Newsweek’s Howard Fineman is not one of those journalists. On a recent visit to see his daughter, who currently lives in Argentina, Fineman had a nasty bout with food poisoning. The illness and his subsequent 3-day stay in a …

Buenos Aires Mayor Shares His Vision in Miami

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Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri spoke yesterday at the Miami Herald’s Americas Conference 2009 and shared his vision for Argentina’s future. Macri, who appeared in a panel discussion with journalist Andres Oppenheimer and Buenos Aires Province Governor Daniel Scioli, was critical of mistakes made over the past 20 years. According to Poder Magazine, “Macri told those present that his work will be concentrated on …

Plastic Surgery on a Budget in Buenos Aires

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With the rising cost of health care and serious concerns regarding quality of care under government-run systems, increasing numbers of middle class Americans and Canadians are weighing the costs and benefits of undergoing elective and programmed surgery abroad. CNN cameras were rolling when James Brandon, a 44-year-old Canadian marketing professional, traveled to Buenos Aires for liposuction, a rhinoplasty and an …