Thursday, February 18, 2016

The New World of Medical Tourism

We are all driving cars with parts made all other the world. Our phones, our appliances, our banking is either made, touched and/or connected to every part of the world. Globalization is not going away. In fact, it expanding to now include even our health care.

Where once the rich might engage in medical tourism for cosmetic or exotic procedures, today medical tourism is an international businesses taking place all other the globe.

Like the free flow of money and ideas, the free flow of treatment could soon become the future of health care. Sasha Issenberg reports from the front lines in Outpatients: The Astonishing New World of Medical Tourism.

My conversation with Sasha Issenberg: