Will Globalization Impact the Delivery of Healthcare in America?

Gruber, Norman
December 2007
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Winter2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p31
The article presents the effect of globalization on healthcare industry in the U.S. It is stated that the event would be a terror to the medical economy of the state due to the coming of healthcare workers which means a lost of job and income for the local firm, and the exchanged of medical information from the state to another had obtained competition amongst the world healthcare industries that may lead to the fluctuation of its market value. It is explained that globalization also had caused the lost of patients in terms of references to deal with foreign medical assistance because of the cheaper expenses, however, it is also stated that it enhances the quality of services that the system had required for the participants which somehow accredited to the country.


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