Turkey, An Emerging Healthcare Destination For Healthcare Travel
At the crossing point between East and West, Turkey's healthcare market has been going through a comprehensive restructuring. Together with continuous quality improvements, liberation, enhancement and extension are the keys to this expeditious transition. State led health system reforms assisted by an influx of private investment backed with Turkey's unique cultural and geographical parameters, the local healthcare services landscape is on its way to become the next "center of attraction" for the global healthcare travel market.
The forerunners of this transformation are Turkey's private healthcare investors. The Turkish private health care industry has fostered Turkey's healthcare services standards by investing for state-of-art medical technology. Today, not only for local patients, but also for global healthcare seekers, Turkish entrepreneurs have created a unique proposal.
In Turkey, there are 2000 healthcare institutions among these state-of-art hospitals. 34 of them are accredited by JCI "Joint Commission International".
Turkish Medical Tourism accredited hospitals offer a full range of treatments through a network of locations, employing approximately 150.000 healthcare professionals, where over 15.000 of them are physicians and 10.000 of them holding US diplome Professors.
Due to its quality of medical services, geographical advantages and affordable prices, Turkish medical groups expeditiously become healthcare providers for international patients.
In 2019, we hosted over 1.087.000 international patients from 165 countries and we contributed with a direct income of over 10.2 billion USD to the Turkish economy.