Good Charts, If Hard to Read

Cunningham, Susan J.
October 2007
Forbes Asia;10/1/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 16, p32
The article reports that medical tourists went to Thailand, producing lots of business for two rival hospital companies. Bangkok has been turned into a mecca of medical tourism by foreigners looking for inexpensive knee replacements, heart surgery or 64-slice CT scans. The industry was pioneered by Bumrungrad Hospital and now it is a marketing machine, with a chief executive from the U.S. and a high profile in the press overseas. Bangkok Dusit Medical Services is operated by a septuagenarian who is also busy building a fast-growing Thai airline.


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