Our July podcast is all about medical tourism. This is a growing trend in the United States, where some patients are going to other countries for their medical care. The idea is perhaps understandable in a medical system overburdened with waiting lists, third-party payer denials, and high costs. But there are serious risks along with the benefits, and some profound ethical concerns as well.
Bioethics, medical tourism
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Sullivan, Dennis M., "Medical Tourism- It's No Vacation (014)" (2008). Bioethikos Podcasts. 18.