Hospital Clinica Biblica – San Jose, Costa Rica
Hospital Clinica Biblica is the first hospital in Costa Rica to be accredited by JCI, USA. A JCI accreditation means a hospital has high quality of patient care and also a desire for continuous improvement.
Costa Rica, a tourist heaven, boasts a peaceful democracy, very low crime rate, great weather the year round and beautiful panorama of beaches, mountains, rain forest and more. There are more Americans living in Costa Rica per capita than in any other country outside the USA. You can take a flight to Costa Rica in 3 to 8 hours depending on where one flies from in the USA.
Costa Rica has one of the highest average life expectancies in the world of 78.7. This stands testimony to the high quality of health care in this country. The WHO ranks the Costa Rica health system ahead of 154 other countries including USA.
Hospital Clinica Biblica has a long history of being one of the most premier medical institutions in Costa Rica. The medical facility is located in San Jose, capital of Costa Rica. The hospital has an active collaboration with Tulane University School of Medicine and Ochsner Health System in USA. The hospital has some of the best doctors in Central America, with many cutting-edge medical procedures performed here. About 50% of the doctors here have been trained in theUSA.
The Hospital monitors a number of quality indicators and their performance in these quality indicators is far better than that of leading hospitals in the USA.
The Hospital is self-contained and provides everything that a patient and an accompanying guest may need. Hospital Clinica Biblica has its own pharmacy, cafeteria, eating shops, shopping area, bank, medical laboratories, doctors’ offices and other patient amenities at the same location.
The hallways and waiting areas are very well designed and furnished. There is free wireless internet in the hospital. Also, every floor has an internet cafe that is free of charge.
The hospital has the latest medical equipment and technology. The patient suites are private and spacious with modern amenities like flat screen TV, phone, security box, wireless internet and more. The hospital has a dedicated staff for international patients who are available on call 24 hours a day. The hospital also makes sure that there is an English-speaking nurse in each ward when there is an English-speaking patient.
Hospital Clinica Biblica is the only private hospital in Costa Rica to have its own blood bank. The hospital management says the blood bank follows US blood bank standards and protocols.
The patient has a choice of beautiful private luxury “recovery centers” (special hotels with round-the-clock nurse) that the hospital offers for Medical Tourists’ post-surgery recovery after discharge from the hospital. The patients also have the option of the physiotherapist visiting them, versus the patient traveling for physiotherapy.
Hospital Clinica Biblica has a number of patients from USA and Canada. They are attracted to the high quality, lower cost and no waiting lines for medical treatment. The hospital is a leading provider of Medical Tourism in Costa Rica.
Medical Tourism Corporation team hopes this report helps you in your journey to find the right medical destination.