Medical tourism refers to the travel of people from one country to another country for the purpose of obtaining medical, dental and surgical care treatment in that country. Health care tourism has been a key growth sector for more than a decade. Growing insurance market, strong pharmaceutical industry, cheap international travel and quality healthcare are increasingly making India a preferred tourist destination. India's medical tourism sector is growing at an annual growth rate of 30%, making it a $2 billion industry by 2015.
A heart bypass in the US costs more than ten times the cost in any of India’s leading surgery centers’. Procedures such as joint replacement, cosmetic surgery are far more affordable in India, with the cost of travelling and accommodation included, compared to the US. Some of these surgeries are not covered by insurance providers in the western countries. Most hospitals that cater to foreign tourists meet the requirements of the US standards like Food and Drug administration.
India is also home to a number of alternative medicine techniques such as Ayurveda, Sidha, Unani, Yoga, Acupunture and Homeopathy which are popular among foreigners. This gives India an edge over competitors in South Asian countries.
1. Tie Up with Top Hospitals in India
Bluechip Medical Tourism has tied up with several leading hospitals in India.2. Medical Visa Assistance
We simplify the visa processing of overseas patients. We help them in the preparation of the Medical Visa Letter, which actually helps in speeding up the visa process.3. Pre and Post Treatment Consultation
We enable you to get connected with the medical team of the respective hospital, while you are in your native country over online/tele-conferencing facility prior to the treatment as well during recuperation.4. Transport and Accommodation
We assist patients, in obtaining the safest mode of travel, upon arrival at the airport. We also arrange accommodation and boarding near the hospital in the initial period, prior to the admission.5. Tours
We also offer tour packages and travel assistance to the patients and their family members to places of choice, on request.6. Translation Services
We provide a full time translator, as caretaker to the patient, as soon as the patient arrives in India.7. 24X7 assistance
Needless to mention that our services are truly 24x7 and a dedicated assistance and help line is provided, to ensure all your requirements are met at any time of the day and any day of the week….
The following procedure is followed by us as and when we have a potential patient for treatment.
Medical Reports: As soon as the patient shows interest in seeking treatment, medical reports are collected and opinion is taken from the relevant doctor.
Medical Opinion: The doctor will give the diagnosis, treatment recommended, period of stay in hospital, estimated cost of the treatment and post discharge visit and reviews.
If required, a video or tele conference can be arranged with the treating doctor before arrival.
Patient Consent: Patient gives his/her consent to pursue treatment.
Visa Facilitation: Our team then arranges for the visa with the concerned Indian High Commission in the patient’s country and informs the patient to complete all formalities.
Arrival Confirmation: Patient informs us of date of arrival and we then confirm doctor’s appointment, accommodation and other matters, relevant to the patient.
Patient’s Welcome: Our patient coordinator meets the patient at the airport and escorts the patient, either to the guest house or hospital.
Patient’s Admission: Patient is taken to the hospital and admission formalities are completed.
FRRO Assistance: The patient is then registered at the foreigner’s registration desk, at the local authority.
Treatment Plan: Patient undergoes initial evaluation and is given a detailed plan of treatment.
Treatment: Patient undergoes the required treatment or surgery.
Discharge Procedure: The bill is settled before discharge and the patient is either shifted to the guest house or escorted to the airport.
Aftercare: If required, a follow up call, video or skype conferencing, is arranged.
We at Bluechip have our associates in most of the countries in the Gulf and Southeast Asia, to assist potential patients.
M S RAMAIAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
A new & scintillating beacon on the horizons of Bangalore: the M. S. Ramaiah Memorial Hospital spawns the dawn of an one-stop haven for all health related aliments, disorders & problems. The hospital exudes the committed endeavour of a team of ace doctors, highly qualified medical experts & competent Paramedics, working diligently towards the pursuit of quality healthcare. With a penchant for contemporary technology & international standards of healthcare, the M.S. Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, is equipped with an avant-grade gamut of amenities viz, diagnostic centers, in-patient cum out-patient facilities & preventive health check-up programs. Augmenting these benchmarks, are the qualities of warmth, personal attention, assiduity & care which every hospital
staff member oozes with, to give every patient that snug, comfy experience which only a family can promise. We the NABH Accredited hospital, strive on providing continual quality patient care with the NABL accredited Laboratory and radio-diagnostics set with modern equipment, conducting various diagnostic tests that aid in management of patients, timely and aptly. Ours is a 500 bedded Multi Super Specialty Hospital, catering to all general and various unique health needs of the patients. We have an indomitable team of doctors and experts whose prowess is augmented by an astounding range of cutting-edge equipment and techno-sharp amenities. We at the hospital use state-of-the-art devices, constantly upgrading to meet the latest nuances and changes in the technology, so that our standard stays world class. Internationally benchmarked techno-savvy and impeccable are the three words which reflect the quintessence of our infrastructural facilities. For more info log on to www.msrmh.com/
Address: MSR College Road, MSRIT Post, MSR Nagar, Mathikere, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560054
Manipal Hospitals is a part of the Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG) that pioneers in the field of education and delivery of healthcare. A social seed sown more than five decades ago, Manipal Hospitals has today become country’s third largest healthcare group with a network of 15 hospitals and three primary clinics that provide comprehensive healthcare for a wide variety of patients, not just from India but from across the globe as well.It is one of the most preferred and recognized healthcare facilities for drug trials. The group’s flagship hospital in Bengaluru is NABH accredited and is ranked amongst the Top 10 multispecialty hospitals in India. While its flagship quaternary care
facility is located in the heart of Bengaluru city, its five tertiary care, nine secondary care, and three primary care clinics are spread across five states. Manipal Hospitals successfully operates and manages 4,900 beds and caters to around two million customers from India and overseas every year. For more info log on to www.manipalhospitals.com
Address:Manipal Hospital,98, HAL Airport Road,Bengaluru – 560017,Karnataka.
We have 225 beds. We need just 1 to heal you.
At Vikram Hospital, we share the common dream of giving you the compassionate healthcare that you deserve. Our specialized services have been designed to deliver the care that is best suited to your needs. Today, we are a leading quaternary health care provider, with Cardiac Sciences, Neuro Sciences, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, and Nephrology & Urology as our primary specialties.
Our hospital has the largest number of ICU beds (60 beds) in central Bengaluru and is located in the heart of the city. We have 9 Medical Intensive Care Units (MICU), 9 Surgical Intense Care Units (SICU), 9 Intensive Cardiac Care Units, 12 Dialysis beds, 10 world-class Operation Theatres, two of the most advanced CathLabs in the country, and a pharmacy –
just so that your life can be made better. This 225 bedded flagship hospital on Millers Road in Bengaluru has the support and infrastructure to fight with you, for your health.
We believe in making your concerns ours, Our 24 hour human, medical and infrastructural services ensure your constant comfort and quick recovery.
We make sure that from the minute you walk in through our doors; you are not just treated, but cared for. With more than 700 allied health staff and more than 70 specialized doctors, we offer you a shoulder to lean on and an ear to talk to.
We build care around lives, allowing for natural healing at every step. A good example of this, is our first of its kind glass pathway, in the critical care ICU that lets families be with their loved ones around the clock to be sure that they are receiving the best care.
Success for us is the smile on our patients’ faces, as they leave our hospital. For more info log on to www.vikramhospital.com
Address: No.71/1, Millers Road, Opp. St. Anne's College, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052
BGS GLOBAL HOSPITALS:
Global Hospitals is India's fastest-growing super-specialty care and multi-organ transplantation hospital. The hospital pioneers in transplantation surgeries and has to its credit, several trailblazing achievements – a result of the combination of research, education and patient care.The hospital constantly strives for quality and innovation. While advanced technology and modern facilities are crucial for the delivery of high-quality medical care, its doctors, nurses and technicians are the ones who make Global Hospitals make the biggest contribution.The group’s success lies in its strong foundation laid by its founders who are a source of inspiration for everyone linked with the venture. For more info log on to www.globalhospitalsindia.com
Address:26/1, Brigade Gateway,Beside Metro, Malleswaram West,Bengaluru – 560 055,Karnataka.
COLUMBIA ASIA REFERRAL HOSPITAL:
Located in the upscale locality of Hebbal, Bengaluru, Columbia Asia Hospital is a comprehensive super-specialty facility. The hospital opened in July 2008 and is considered among the best hospitals in India. The highly-qualified medical and support teams have been trained in the best institutions around the world. The hospital has Cardiology, Orthopedics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Internal Medicine, General Surgery,
Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Organ Transplant, ENT, Urology, Gastroenterology, Dermatology and Plastic Surgery departments. Their expertise lies in bariatric surgery, deep brain stimulation (DBS), bone marrow transplantation (BMT) and liver and kidney transplants. The hospital has global infrastructure and follows international standards of medical, nursing and operating protocols, making it the preferred healthcare destination for patients around the world. For more info log on to www.india.columbiaasia.com
Address:26/1, Brigade Gateway,Beside Metro, Malleswaram West, Bengaluru – 560 055,Karnataka.
Narayana Health, one of India's largest and World's most economical healthcare service providers, is set to emerge as a global industry model for its ability to reconcile quality, affordability, scale, transparency, credibility and sustainable profitability. Equipped with all super-specialty and tertiary care facilities that the medical world has to offer, it is now an one-stop destination for any healthcare requirement a common man needs. It may be noted that the affluent come here for the world's best healthcare and the poor come here for the focused attention they can get from a private hospital. No one is refused treatment due to lack of funds. From a humble beginning of a 225 beds hospital in 2001, Narayana Health has grown to a 7500 beds healthcare conglomerate in 2014 with 29 hospitals present in 17 Cities within the country. The group has already established its presence in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Berhampore, Dharwad, Davangere, Durgapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kolar, Kolkata, Kuppam, Mysore, Mahuva, Raipur and Shimoga.
With 150 major surgeries performed everyday and 4200 OPD patients attended per month, Narayana Health offers super-specialty tertiary care facilities across areas of specialization including cardiac surgery, cardiology, gastroenterology, vascular, endovascular services, nephrology, urology, neurology,neurosurgery, paediatrics, obstetrics & gynaecology, psychiatry, diabetes, endocrinology, cosmetic surgery and rehabilitation, solid organ transplants for kidney, liver, heart and bone marrow transplant, as well as general medicine. We also have oncology services for most types of cancer including head, neck, breast, cervical, lungs and gastro intestinal.
In India, where accessibility to good healthcare facility still depends on one's economic status Dr Devi Shetty decided to bring about a revolution in the health sector. . For more info log on to www.narayanahealth.org
Address: 154/11, Opp IIM, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore-560076 (India)
Apollo Hospital Bangalore is a tertiary care flagship unit of the Apollo Hospitals Group. It had made a mark in the city of Bangalore in 2007 and is committed to provide quality healthcare and facilities, within the reach of every individual.
It is a perfect blend of technological excellence, adequate infrastructure and compassionate care and is equipped with state-of-the art technology. It comprises of an excellent team of more than 100 consultants, who are experts in major medical specialties, having a rich clinical background of either having studied or worked in reputed institutes of the world.
It is dedicated to provide the best standard of patient care and hence, is JCI (Joint Commission International) accredited. The Joint Commission is the gold standard accreditation, for health care organizations.
Subsequent to the accreditation by JCI, USA, the laboratory services have also been accredited by NABL. NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories) provides laboratory accreditation services to laboratories that perform tests / calibrations in accordance with criteria based on internationally accepted standards and guidelines. In a nut shell, Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore, is ‘World class healthcare under one roof & a global healthcare destination’. For more info log on to www.apollohospitalsbangalore.com
Address: 154/11, Opp IIM, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore-560076 (India)