The Bahamas ushers in medical Tourism


The best way to recover: On the beaches of the Bahamas

With medical tourism being a hot topic these days and the Bahamas being an even hotter venue of choice for destination weddings, getaways and dream vacations. The union of medical tourism venturing into the Bahamas couldn’t have been closer than we imagined.

For the many folks out there who’ve never heard of medical tourism, it’s the process by which potential patients travel across international borders to obtain health care and surgical processes.

They are many factors why medical tourism has become an attractive option such as the high cost of health care, extended wait times for certain procedures and technological advancements and standards of care in many countries

With several medical facilities in the stages of being built, approved and developed in the Bahamas. Grand Bahama has already ushered in this new wave of the future with the Okyanos heart institute.

The facility located in Freeport, Grand Bahama opened its doors in August of this year using Cardiac Stem Cell therapy for the treatment of Coronary Artery disease. Cardiac stem cell therapy is the delivery of stem cells to the heart to help the heart repair tissue that was either wounded by a heart attack or diseased.

At Okyanos, the focus is on offering a highly personalized patient and family experience to facilitate maximum treatment, recovery and benefit.

For many of us the harrowing concept of having to think about healthcare, hospitals and hospitalization brings about a depressing outcome and  a saddened state.

But with  some of the new developments taking place in the Bahamas, you can enjoy a world class procedure, at an exceptional facility and then take in a little R & R on the lovely beaches of the Bahamas.

Is it possible to have the best of both worlds.

It sure is.

Continue to join me as I bring you more exciting ways to enjoy all the benefits the Bahamas has to offer.

About the author: Fabian Christopher is the Managing editor and owner of Sandy Slipper Travel and online magazine. An avid enthusiast of the Bahamas, he is always ready and available to make your vacation dreams in the islands a memorable experience.

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