The Effect of Medical Tourism in India

The European Union recently introduced the GDPR or the General Data Protection Regulation. It requires every service provider to store, process or use the data that they collect about European Union citizens privately and safely. Notably, the regulation will also cover Indian hospitals that accommodate to EU citizens.

To know more about the General Data Protection Regulation, you can visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Data_Protection_Regulation for more information.

Considered as one of the most popular destinations when it comes to medical tourism, India draws a large number of medical tourists from the United States, Europe, Canada and their neighboring Asian countries like China, the Middle East, Japan or South Korea. The regulation also states that service providers should uphold the rights of any European Union citizen while the data are being handled, transferred or being deleted.

According to some observers, hospitals in the country that accommodates EU citizens can’t afford to ignore the said …