With rising medical costs in the US, patients are going abroad to for cheaper care. So what exactly is medical tourism and how big is it?
Medical Tourism Statistics & Facts
“With medical tourism still in its early stages, gaining reliable data is challenging. ”
Japan’s hospitals weigh overseas branches, medical tourism in search for profit
“Mount Fuji, medieval castles and amusement parks are among the most popular destinations for tourists coming to Japan.”
The state of the international organ trade: a provisional picture based on integration of available information
“Organ transplantation is an effective therapy for end-stage organ failure and is widely practised around the world.”
Once again, U.S. has most expensive, least effective health care system in survey
“There are painful losing streaks that don’t really matter — say, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26-game disaster in 1976 and 1977 — and losing streaks that really mean something. ”
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