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Old 01-03-2008, 01:24 PM
 
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Any thoughts on the practice of Medical Tourism?

ABC News: A Cut Below: Americans Look Abroad for Health Care

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Old 02-15-2008, 09:20 PM
 
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its been reported that over 250,000 americans traveled abroad in 2006 for treatment.
alot of big hospitals are establishing partnerships with hospitals in other countries.
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Old 02-15-2008, 11:22 PM
 
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excellent practice. affordable qualitative and quantitative health services at cheaper prices. You can't beat that.
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Old 02-17-2008, 12:34 AM
 
Location: Alabama!
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its been reported that over 250,000 americans traveled abroad in 2006 for treatment.
alot of big hospitals are establishing partnerships with hospitals in other countries.
So the American hospitals can advise them how to jack up their rates???
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Old 02-17-2008, 12:47 AM
 
Location: southern california
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brilliant move by americans. i do it all the time.
I kid you not i have been thrown out of a american dental office
for refusing to approve a $3,200 bridge job. got it in TJ
for $480. good job verified by a different american dentist.
they hate me.

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