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Traveling for Medical Care — The Increasing Popularity of Medical Tourism

Posted in Guest Contributor, Medical Tourism, Trends
Medical tourism is the term used to describe the movement of patients across international borders in pursuit of medical care and treatment. While in the United States the term is usually associated with Americans leaving the country in search of low-cost treatments — particularly cosmetic surgery, dental care, fertility treatments, and heart surgery — the… Continue Reading

No Kidding: Overseas Medical Tourism Is Well Worth Trip

Posted in Medical Tourism, Trends
Surgery was on his bucket list, but Bruce Ryan didn’t want to wait until he retired to repair his debilitating and painful rotator cuff injury. The 59-year-old construction manager could have traveled the six hours to Stanford Medical Center – considered one of the top facilities in the United States. He had other reservations, instead. “No,… Continue Reading