State Hospitals' Income From Medical Tourism Up 220% Since 2010

According to the Health Ministry, revenues from medical tourism in state hospitals were NIS 54 million in 2009. But by 2011, they were 2.2 times higher, at NIS 119 million.

Medical tourism to Israel is already growing by leaps and bounds, even before the expected upsurge in tourism that this week’s approval of the Open Skies aviation agreement is expected to produce.