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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 167-170

A model for designing the structure of information system for developing the medical tourism


1 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Computer, Abadan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Abadan, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Milad Janghorban Lariche
Department of Computer, Abadan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Abadan
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2347-9019.129157

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Background: Medical tourism occurs when a person decides to travel for treatment between international borders. People in the past traveled to developed countries. In recent years, medical tourism has changed in the developed countries. Materials and Methods: As regards to the medical tourism studied and website and structure of provision of health services in our country, the below structure can be suggested for enjoyment of university professors in the provision of service of medical tourism as well as for good interaction with tourism organization and ministry of foreign affairs. Result: Today, medical tourism is a developing industry in the world, that allocates great turnover to self. Iran has potential to optimize the use of this chance. It is necessary for developing medical tourism to use the information system-based web for introducing the services and communication between service provider and customer and in order to ensure that the system has maximum efficiency that is involved among the different organizations. In this article, we have provided the logical data structure. Conclusion: Certainly one of the ways to achieve the goals of medical tourism and its economic benefits, facilitate easy and efficient communication strategies that lead to customers (tourists) and managers and service providers to be. Thus one of the important tasks is to create a web-based information systems which require suitable modeling and architecture.


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