Medical Tourism

As state-of-the-art medical treatment spreads across the globe, American patients are traveling to the developing world for quick, cost-effective procedures that often cost 80 percent less than they do in the U.S. In some countries, medical tourism is becoming a major industry. What should you know as a patient or investor? We’ll give you the prognosis.

In the December 2007 issue of Trends, we told you that nearly 40,000 Canadians travel to the U.S. each year for medical treatments. Even though the.....

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