Risks and Challenges in Medical Tourism Understanding the Dynamics of the Global Market for Health Services
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Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 7/6/2012
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|Introduction: Health Care Goes Global|
|Drivers, Departure Points, and Destinations: Situated Studies of Medical Tourism|
|The United States: Destination and Departure Point|
|Medical Tourism the European Way|
|Medical Tourism in Southeast Asia: Opportunities and Challenges|
|Socialized Medicine Meets Private Industry: Medical Tourism in Costa Rica|
|Border Crossings: Risks, Controversies, and Consequences|
|Unseen Travelers: Medical Tourism and the Spread of Infectious Disease|
|Perilous Voyages: Travel Abroad for Organ Transplants and Stem Cell Treatments|
|Cross-Border Assisted Reproductive Care: Global Quests for a Child|
|Legal and Regulatory Questions|
|Into the Void: The Legal Ambiguities of an Unregulated Medical Tourism Market|
|Medical Outlaws or Medical Refugees?: An Examination of Circumvention Tourism|
|Independent Health Care Accreditation: Medical Tourism and Other International Aspects|
|Medical Travel and the Global Health Services Marketplace: Identifying Risks to Patients, Public Health, and Health Systems|
|Medical Tourism Facilitators: Ethical Concerns about Roles and Responsibilities|
|Conclusion: High Stakes Market|
|About the Editors and Contributors|