Medical Tourism Report to the American College of Surgeons


Subject:
Health , Medical Tourism

Description:
This May 2008 article provides highlights of a report on medical tourism, "a catch phrase that has been given to the notion of traveling internationally to obtain needed medical services." Features tables listing countries promoting medical tourism, U.S. companies providing medical tourism services, and price comparisons for surgical procedures. Also includes information about insurance coverage and accreditation of foreign hospitals and surgeons. From the Nora Institute for Surgical Patient Safety, American College of Surgeons.

Publisher:
American College of Surgeons

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.surgicalpatientsafety.facs.org/news/medicaltourism.html


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