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Risks and Challenges in Medical Tourism Understanding the Global Market for Health Services

by Jill R. Hodges

Risks and Challenges in Medical Tourism Understanding the Global Market for Health Services Synopsis

A multidisciplinary international team examines the safety, ethics, and health implications of the emerging global market for health care, and the issues that arise when patients cross borders for medical procedures they cannot afford or access at home, from liposuction to kidney transplants.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780313399350
Publication date: 6th July 2012
Author: Jill R. Hodges
Publisher: Praeger Publishers Inc an imprint of ABC-CLIO
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 329 pages
Categories: Health systems & services, Tourism industry,

About Jill R. Hodges

Jill Hodges, MPH, MSL, is a writer and editor who explores how globalization affects individuals' lives. Leigh Turner, PhD, is associate professor at the University of Minnesota's Center for Bioethics, School of Public Health, and College of Pharmacy. Ann Marie Kimball, MD, MPH, is senior program officer of Epidemiology and Surveillance, Infectious Disease, and Global Health at the Gates Foundation.

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