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Hospitals in Mexico: 10 things to know

Relocation expert Amy Jones sheds light on the painful topic of going to the ER, getting admitted to a room, and eventually getting discharged.

Health Itinerary, peace of mind, and a helping hand

Health Itinerary is a Mérida-based company with one mission, peace of mind for customers.

Mérida to get a new hospital to replace the 115-year-old O’Horán

Mérida is set to get a new hospital to replace its over 100-year-old Augusto O’Horán medical center. The much-needed hospital will be built with both...

Children’s hospital in jeopardy as support dries up

Yucatán's CRIT children’s hospital faces serious cutbacks due to budget shortfalls resulting from a dramatic decrease in donations and public funds.  The hospital, run by...

It’s always better to be over prepared when it comes to...

Additional beds being installed at the emergency hospital setup in Mérida’s Siglo XXI convention center. Photo: Courtesy Yucatán's state government has already invested over 44...

Shriners Hospital reaches children in remote parts of Yucatán, for free

Shriners Hospital in Mexico City is offering free care to children in Yucatán using telemedicine technologies. Mexico City-based doctors are treating up to 20 minors...

8th coronavirus death as temporary hospital reportedly rises in Valladolid

Saturday's COVID-19 death was a first for the colonial city of Valladolid, said Mayor Enrique Ayora Sosa. The victim was a 68-year-old man who...

US couple says they’re trapped inside Progreso hospital

An Atlanta couple has been stuck inside a Progreso hospital will come home soon with a little help from filmmaker Tyler Perry.

Yucatan seen as medical capital of southeastern Mexico and Central America

Merida, Yucatan — With the opening of the Faro del Mayab Hospital, Yucatan the center of quality medical services in southeastern Mexico and Central...

Canadian couple financially wiped out after stay in Mérida hospital

Paula and David Hughes were almost stranded when a prolonged trip to Clinica de Mérida resulted in a ruinous bill.

2 new hospitals open; 3rd one due in a few weeks

President Enrique Peña Nieto attended opening ceremonies for two new hospitals in the west side of the city. If he stayed a while longer, he could have been here for a third opening.

Waiting room becomes a dance floor at Mérida hospitals

To take the edge off the long, tedious wait for a doctor's appointment, the IMSS has started a program that encourages festive dancing in hospitals.

Parents, premature baby are home after U.S. officials confront Cancun hospital

A newborn baby is home in  the United States after U.S. officials intervened in what they call a two-day-long billing dispute.

Canadian tourist nearly loses foot after delaying care

Waiting to come home to look after an infection nearly cost a Manitoba man his foot.

Thousands travel far for Mérida hospitals

Every year, 35,000 nationals from Tabasco, Campeche and Quintana Roo come here for highly specialized services, such as treatment for diabetes or cancer.

New private hospital due in 2017

Construction of a new, nine-story private medical facility will begin in January north of the periférico, a mile north of the of the City Center mall.

Web portal aimed at medical tourists

The Mexican government is expecting the number of visitors seeking medical treatment there to reach 650,000 annually by 2020, and Yucatán want a piece of the action.

For growing tumor, family seeks help

The impoverished family of a 28-year-old man in Kanasín, left incapacitated from a massive tumor on his leg, has taken their plight to the media.
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