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Review of Medical Services for Inbound Muslim Patients Associated with Global Healthcare Industry Activation - Focus on Nutrition Service -
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 Title & Authors
Review of Medical Services for Inbound Muslim Patients Associated with Global Healthcare Industry Activation - Focus on Nutrition Service -
Bai, Young-Hee;
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 Abstract
This article aimed to investigate problems relating to medical tourism based on a review of medical tourism reports and statistics in the global healthcare industry. To be a leading nation in the global healthcare industry, the needs and culture of many peoples, including Muslims, should be considered. Qualified medical services by JCI certification, including nutrition services, will provide opportunities to participate in the international and Asia medical tourism markets. In this article, the definitions of medical tourism, medical service, Halal and Haram, nutrition service for inbound Muslim patients, and Halal food supply in Korea were examined for medical service improvement. Mutual assistance between the government and private enterprise, sharing of medical service information, and construction of a cooperative network system are needed and should be supported by the government.
 Keywords
medical tourism;muslim;medical service;halal;global healthcare industry;
 Language
Korean
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