Turkey is politically stable and socially sound, and a large number of hospitals and medical institutions certified by JCI have a perfect medical system. Intensive crowding projects, high cost-effectiveness, and professional logistical support have laid a solid foundation for Turkey's innovation and solid technological know-how, enabling Turkey to provide higher-quality products and advanced technology for the well-being of humanity in health care and pharmaceuticals. Turkish medicine, which has been registered with the Social Security Agency (SGK), enjoys free medical services under the contract between the SGK and the hospital, and private hospitals receive a maximum discount of 70 percent.

In recent years, thanks to the hospitality of its people and the high-quality, economical and practical medical services, it has become a new world-class country for medical tourism, particularly in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. According to Ministry of Health data, Turkey ranks third in the medical tourism industry in the International Journal of Medical Tourism (IMTJ).Turkey has performed well in transplant surgery, heart care, cancer treatment, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, and genomic medicine, and has been widely recognized in the industry.

Turkey has ample medical resources:

Public data show that Turkey has the fourth largest number of hospitals in the world that have passed international health-care standards. Currently, there are about 1,500 health-care institutions in Turkey, of which 600 are private, and at least 100 have a comprehensive capacity to attract foreign tourists.

Turkey has natural hot springs and hot springs and 35 JCI-certified medical devices and 46 JCI-certified hospitals, which have an advantage in attracting medical tourists from Europe and Asia, mainly the United Kingdom. Compared to the US and the UK, cost savings are 58% and 40% respectively, with significant price advantages.

The choice of top-level facilities uses the following criteria in order of importance: JCI authentication, ISQUA authentication, international positioning.

Make Turkey the third-highest country in JCI-certified hospitals (excluding the United States).The top five are Koaelian Anadolu Medical Center, Istanbul Memorial Hospital (MHG), Istanbul Sema Hospital, Istanbul Acibadem International Hospital, and U.S. Hospital AS, in Istanbul.

Outstanding medical standards:

Turkey's best-known medical programs include cardiovascular disease, organ transplants, cancer treatment (oncology), neurosurgery, ophthalmology, oral medicine, Cosmetic plastic surgery, and hair transplantation. According to data from the Turkish Tourism Association, medical options that attract more tourists are assisted reproductive, ophthalmology; cardiology and Cosmetology. The most popular destinations are Istanbul, Ankara and Antalya.

Medical treatment Fee and high cost:

In addition to outstanding health-care standards, the price of economic health-care services has attracted more and more patients from Europe and the Middle East to go to Turkey for medical treatment. For example, public data show that heart valve surgery in the United States is about $150,000, compared to just $17,000 in Turkey. Moreover, Turkish patients can wait for up to two weeks (excluding transplants), but they can reach 18 months in other countries.

A perfect medical service system:

Since Turkey launched a new health-care system in 2012, universal health insurance in Turkey has now covered 98% of the population. Health insurance is not only for Turkish citizens, including those working in Turkey, who have resided in Turkey for a year and have a residence permit, but can enjoy Turkey's convenient health care if they pay medical insurance every month.

The government has invested heavily in health-care construction:

Turkey has invested heavily in health-oriented infrastructure over the past decade, such as urban hospitals and supporting facilities. Since 2004, private hospitals in Turkey have increased by 102% and government investments in private hospitals have reached $25 billion, with 247.666 billion lira spending in 2018 in Turkey, or 6.7% of GDP.Over the past decade, the number of medical tourists from all over the world has reached 3.2 million, The medical tourism market has reached $100 billion in per capita spending of $6,500.

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