Response from the Authors of a Feature

Fried, Bruce J.; Harris, Dean M.
December 2007
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Winter2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p45
The author reflects on the issue of globalization which has affected the health system and organizations in the U.S. He stated that the global impact had experienced by the state in various aspect of hospital operation including human resources, emergency services, infection control, finance and purchasing. However, the author suggested two consequences of medical tourism, one the means of losing jobs and two the opportunity of the industries to improve its level of competency.


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