Review of Medical Services for Inbound Muslim Patients Associated with Global Healthcare Industry Activation - Focus on Nutrition Service -
글로벌헬스케어산업 활성화에 따른 방한 무슬림환자의 의료서비스에 관한 개관 -영양서비스를 중심으로-

Young-Hee Bai
2015 Journal of the Korean Dietetic Association  
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,
more » ... 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.
doi:10.14373/jkda.2015.21.4.333 fatcat:dn4d5as73jdnrp24gn4amzt4ua