According to UNWTO, Medical Tourism is the travel of people to another country for the purpose of obtaining medical treatment in the country. Therefore, a medical tourist can use medical services of the destination by traveling from his home town to gain physical and / or mental health . So, Moosabn Jafar Hospital International Patient Department ( IPD ) , has started working seriously to provide medical tourism services to foreign patients since 2014.
This department is as a window to communicate hospital with foreign patient from the first contact to receiving treatment services and followups. Duties and functions of this department is as follows:
1. Answering to patient by phone, Email or receiving inquiry by hospital website.
2. Coordinating with health tourism provider and all patient’s responsible department ( such as reception , operating rooms , hospitalization wards, CCU, ICU, OHICU, discharge ,… ) to facilate diagnosis and treatment process.
3. Estimating approximate traetment cost and informing patient or health tourism company provider before the trip.
4. Communicating and negotiating with health tourism privider companies based on an authentic contract. Accordingly, Moosabn Jafar hospital has renewed some rooms to provide VIP services in which they offer different services compared to routine services in the hospital.
Members of Health Tourism Unit of Musa Bin Jafar Hospital
|Doctor of Health Tourism||Dr.Mohammad javad motaqhi|
|Expert in Health Tourism||Sajedeh Nooei|
|Health Tourism Nurse||Hoseen Fadaei|