Outsourcing of work has become a regular part of the corporate world. People understand that many times when they are calling customer service they are speaking with someone in a distant country who is being hired for a fraction of what the same position would cost in the United States. Consumers who are looking for more affordable health services are now demonstrating the practice of medical “outsourcing.” In fact it is estimated that 750,000 Americans participated in medical travel in 2007 with those numbers growing. Medical tourism is expected to continue growing dramatically as health care costs rise.
Yet, many… Continue reading