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5 REASONS TO CHOOSE MEXICO CITY’S MEDICAL SERVICES
Mexico City can be easily accessed by airplane through several daily connections to major U.S. cities.
Offering connections to major cities throughout the world, Mexico City’s airport is the largest in Latin America with over 300,000 flights and 26 million passengers, in 2007.(1)
2. HIGH-LEVEL SPECIALISTS
With national and international experience, Mexico City offers:
The largest number of specialists, laboratories, medical offices and hospital beds in the country.(2)
Three specialists for every general practitioner.(3)
3. EXCELLENCE IN MEDICAL CARE
Nationally and internationally certified, our main private hospitals offer a wide variety of ancillary diagnostic and medical services, including laboratory tests and specialized drugstores.
Our hospitals and laboratories comply with the highest quality and safety standards.(4)
All Mexico City hospitals that offer medical services to foreign patients are nationally certified.
4. THE BEST RATES
Compared to developed countries, Mexico City’s healthcare offers a better cost-quality ratio.
In Mexico City medical rates are, on average, 40% lower than in the United States.
Uninsured Americans paying in cash can benefit from better rates, including package fees and rates, which most American hospitals do not offer.(5)
5. HIGH-END MEDICAL RESEARCH
Mexico City concentrates most of our country’s medical researchers.
Mexico City is the seat of the Science Advisory Board to the President, which consists of 97 scientists, 24 of whom are currently doing health research. Of these, 23 are based in Mexico City.(6)
1.Worldwide Airport Traffic Statistics, Mayo 2008.