• Regional Medical Tourism
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Regional Medical Tourism
Korean medical service offers a one-stop medical service system, which is a unique fusion of advanced IT technology and an efficient process system. In addition, Korea is equipped with world-class state-of-the-art medical equipment.

In the case of liver transplant, the annual number of liver transplant in Korea is 1,066 (based on 2010). This procedure requires a high level of technical skill and the success rate in Korea is 96 percent. This is the world's highest success rate for liver transplants-- far higher than most developed countries that have an average of 88 percent of success rates.

The cost of medical services in Korea is very low despite the high level of medical technology. For example, the cost of expensive treatments for heart related diseases and joint replacements are 1/3 of USA’s costs and 2/3 of Japan’s costs. Korea’s technology and price competitiveness is in the top rank among OECD countries. Korea ranks second out of the 34 countries in medical facility and equipment, fourth in medical service and ninth in the technology.

In tourism, the growth of K-culture such as K-pop, K-beauty, K-fashion, etc. is giving a positive effect on medical tourism in Korea. The combination of medical service and tourism is gaining popularity worldwide as an innovative tourism program, making Korea one of the world’s most popular destinations for medical tourism.