Smartphones have largely changed the ways of life and the ways of business. Now you have almost everything under just one click and this has brought about many changes in the way medical tourism is practiced in most of the nations. This is being used as an added advantage by many medical travelers especially in the Asian countries such as Thailand, Korea, and Taiwan.
Informative and user friendly mobile applications are designed to provide all the necessary information regarding quality and prices for medical procedures to the users. These applications come handy in promotion of Asian medical tourism destinations throughout the globe.
These medical tourism medical applications have been mainly designed for promoting medical tourism in namely three countries i.e. Taiwan, Thailand, and Korea. Following are the mobile apps for these destinations respectively:
TaiwanTrade is the mobile application designed to promote Taiwan as a medical tourism destination in the world. This app was commissioned by the Bureau of Foreign Trade, the Ministry of Economic Affairs. This has been made keeping in mind the objective of providing local companies an easy platform to provide their services and products.
The listing for the healthcare services enables medical institutions and centers practicing in Taiwan to position themselves in manner that they are more visible internationally. This application provides all the latest information about escalating medical tourism industry and about other industries placed in Taiwan.
This is an application that was designed as an extension of the web portal for medical tourism in Thailand. This is administered and controlled by the Tourism Authority of Thailand. The major focus is to popularize medical tourism in Thailand and make more people aware about the quality measures being provided at lower prices in comparison to other destinations of the world.
This application is better rated than the TaiwanTrade as it meticulously focuses on medical tourism industry alone. It provides the user with the core information and the design is optimized for easy navigation.
This app is a launch made by Medical Tourism Promotion Center of Korea Tourism Organization. This is most detailed application in comparison to others. This app is available in multiple languages that include English, Russian, Chinese, and Japanese. It provides the users all necessary information, promoting medical tourism practices in Korea.
The app provides a great purview of the lucrative medical tourism industry in Korea. It provides a comprehensive list of clinics registered, and lists the travel agencies associated with the site. It personalizes the experience of each user by providing a personal medical planner to all.
Mobile apps are a great measure to promote a medical tourism destination and have worked well in the promotion of Asian medical tourism.