This study defines and explores health tourism and its three main components: medical, wellness, and spa tourism. Health tourism comprises around 5% of general tourism in the EU28 and contribute approximately 0.3% to the EU economy. Health tourism has a much higher domestic share than general tourism ...
The report is the outcome of a European research project that has been carried out to analyse the potentials and hindrances of cross-border health services. I wrote the chapter on the Italian legal and health system.