MEDICAL TOURISM: Nations vie for health dollars

Brown, Sarah B.
December 2008
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Dec2008, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p49
Trade Publication
The article looks at several countries with significant medical tourism. Mexico has high volume of U.S. visitors due to proximity and provides mainly dental and cosmetic surgery. India generated 450,000 tourists in 2007, while Singapore posted 410,000 tourists in 2006. Costa Rica offers mainly dental and cosmetic due to proximity to U.S.


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