HealthcarePapers 4(2) November 2003 : 39-44.doi:10.12927/hcpap..16883

Globalization of Medical Services: Antidote for Rising Costs

Sager C. Jain


The costs of medical services continue to rise despite a number of measures used to contain them. These costs, if not stemmed, will begin to compromise other priorities. Serious problems call for a bold step; and this bold step is to locate medical care facilities in low-cost overseas sites that are rich in high-quality health human resources and have stable and sound governments. Issues pertaining to quality, acceptability, and other factors are surmountable problems.



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