The Doctor Is In... INDIA

Hewitt, Bill; Huston, Allegra; Amrit Dhillon; Haederle, Michael
June 2006
People;6/19/2006, Vol. 65 Issue 24, p131
The article reports on the growing trend among Americans to go abroad for surgery or medical care. Many people are going to India for health care to take advantage of modern hospitals, English-speaking staff and even American-trained doctors. Some of the surgery procedures patients are seeking include hip-replacement, heart surgery, bypass, and hysterectomy. According to Milica Bookman, a professor of Economics at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, the quality of care is comparable to that found in an American Hospital.


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