Selected Bibliography for Medical Tourism
(The Most Comprehensive Bibliography on the subject on the web)
(Last update 8 July 2011, n=251 references and counting!)
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Abhiyan, J. (2006). Globalisation and Health. Towards the National health Assembly II. Retrieved 22 Mar 09 from http://www.esocialsciences.com/data/articles/Document12512007440.470791.pdf
Ackerman, S. (2009). Operating in Eden: Cosmetic Surgery Tourism and the Politics of Public and private medicine in Costa Rica. Dissertation in Dept. of anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Altman, S., D. Shactman, and E. Eliat. (2006). Could US Hospitals Go the Way of US Airlines? Health Affairs. 25(1):11-21. Retrieved 23 Mar 09 from http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/25/1/11.
American Medical Association. (2008). New AMA Guidelines on Medical Tourism. Retrieved 11 May 2009 from http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2008/07/07/prse0707.htm
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin. (2008). Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Introduces International Medical Tourism Pilot Program. Medical Devices & Surgical Technology Week,466. Retrieved January 13, 2009, from ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source database. (Document ID: 1597943281).
Association Resource Centre, Inc. (2006). Spa, Health & Wellness Sector: foreign competitor profiles. Retrieved 2 Jan 2009 from http://www.corporate.canada.travel/docs/research_and_statistics/ product_knowledge/Spa_Health_Wellness_Sector_Foreign_Competitor_Profile_eng.pdf
Alsever, J. (2006). Basking on the Beach, or maybe on the Operating Table. October 15, 2006. Retrieved 30 July 2007 from NYTimes.com
Associated Press. (2007). Issues Poll. Retrieved 8 April 2008 from http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-12-28-issuespoll_N.htm
ABC News/Washington Post Poll. (2008). ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Retrieved 6 May 2008 from http://www.pollingreport.com/prioriti.htm
Bagchi, S. (2008). Growth generates health care challenges in booming India. Canadian Medical Association. Journal, 178(8), 981-3. Retrieved January 13, 2009, from ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source database. (Document ID: 1455696691).
Bakic, O. and Hrabovski-Tomic, E. (2008). Informal Education for Management in Health Tourism. Tourism and Hospitability Management. 14(1):1-12. (Retrieved 7 Jan 09 from http://www.fthm.hr/files/vol._14_no._1.pdf#page=10).
Baldoria, F. and Osana, J. (2007). Medical Tourism: A Booming Industry. Philippine Daily Inquirer. Business Friday Section (Lexis Nexis).
Barron, N. C. (2008). Seeking beauty, cutting costs: Why so many americans go under the knife abroad. Journalism (Print Journalism)). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Barmeyer, J. (2007). The Next Generation of Vacations – Medical Tourism. Insight Business. Retrieved 30 January 2009 from http://www.usc.edu/org/InsightBusiness/SP07articles/medical.html
Barron, N. (2008). Seeking Beauty, Cutting costs: Why so many Americans go under the knife abroad. Master of Art Thesis at University of Southern California. Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://digarc.usc.edu/assetserver/controller/item/etd-Barron-20080415.pdf.
Begde, P. (2008). Opportunity and challenges for Medical tourism in India. Presented at the Conference on Tourism in India-Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/handle/2259/576.
Ben-Natan, M., E. Ben-Sefer and M. Ehrenfeld. (2009). Medical Tourism: A new role for Nursing. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Vol142009/No3Sept09/Articles-Previous-Topics/Medical-Tourism.aspx
Bennett, T. (2009) 'Medical Tourism: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?', Intensive workshop on health systems in transition, University of Malaya, 29-30 April. Retrieved 1 Feb 10 from http://cpds.fep.um.edu.my/events/2009/workshop/29042009/PPT%20&%20full%20paper/session%204/MedTourismKLAp2009%5B1%5D-TRUDE%20BENNETTE.pdf
BENNETT, T. (2009) Perspectives, Medical Travel Today, August. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from: http://www.medicaltraveltoday.com/MTTE08/MTTEv3-16-TrudeBennett-Full.html
Bennett, M, B. King, L. Milner. The Health resort sector in Australia: A positioning study. Journal of Vacation Marketing. Retrieved 15 May 2009 from http://jvm.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/10/2/122
Bezruchka, S. (2000). Medical Tourism as medical harm in the third world: why, For Whom? Wilderness Environmental Medicine. 11:77-78. Retrieved 25 Oct 09 from
Bhangale, V. (2008). Medical Tourism: Taking a big way in India. Presented at the Conference on Tourism in India-Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/578/1/365-368+Prof.Vijay+Bhangale.pdf
Bhattacharya, M. (2008). Advantage Gujarat in Medical Tourism. Presented at the Conference on Tourism in India- Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/581/1/405-417+Mousumi.pdf.
Bies, W. and L. Zacharia. (2007). Medical Tourism: Outsourcing surgery. Mathematical and Computer Modelling. 46:1144-1159.
Bishop, R. and J. Litch. (2000). Medical Tourism can do harm (Personal View). BMJ. 8 April 2000. 320:1017
Blouin, C. (2007). Trade policy and health: from conflicting interests to policy coherence. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 85:169-73.
Blyth, E. and A. Farrand. (2005). Reproductive tourism – a price worth paying for reproductive autonomy? Critical Social Policy, Vol 25(10):91-114.
Boga, T., Weiermair, K. (2011) "Branding new services in health tourism", Tourism Review, Vol. 66 Iss: 1/2, pp.90 - 106
Bookman, M. Z., and Bookman, K. R. (2007). Medical Tourism in Developing Countries. New York: Palgrave.
Borman, E. (2004). Health Tourism: Where healthcare, ethics, and the state collide. BMJ. 10 January 2004. 328:60-1.
Budiani-saberi, D. and F. Delmonico. (2008) American Journal of Transplantation. 8(5)925-929. Retrieved 15 Feb 10 from http://cofs.org/COFS-Publications/Budiani_and_Delmonico-AJT_April_2008.pdf
Burkhart, L. and Gentry, L. (2008). Medical Tourism: What you should know. The Saturday Evening Post Jan/Feb 2008, 280:1, p 52-53, 90, 92, 94.
Bramstedt, K, and Xu J. (2007). Checklist: Passport, Plane Ticket, Organ Transplant. American Journal of Transplantation 7:1698-1701.
Brenzel, L. and E. Le Franc (2007). Opportunities and Challenges for expanding trade in health services in the English-speaking Caribbean. World Bank. Retrieved 25 Oct 09 from http://www.eldis.org/go/topics/resource-guides/health-systems&id=38012&type=Document&em=240608&sub=hsys
Bristow, R. (2008). Medical Tourism Survey Homepage. Retrieved 19 December 2008 from http://www.wsc.ma.edu/medicaltourism/
Bristow, R. (2008). Eco-medical tourism in Costa Rica: is it sustainable? 14th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management. Burlington, VT, USA, June 2008. Abstract available at http://www.issrm2008.org/abstractdisp_popup.php?useprikey=Y&prikey=13&id=224
Bristow, R. (2009). Eco-medical tourism: can it be sustainable? In: Klenosky, David B.; Fisher, Cherie LeBlanc, eds. Proceedings of the 2008 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 2008 March 30 - April 1; Bolton Landing, NY. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-42. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 158-164. Retrieved 11 May 09 from http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/14669
Bristow, R., Yang, W. and Lu, M. (2009). Mineral spas to cosmetic surgery: is health tourism sustainable? 15th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management. Vienna, Austria July 2009.
Bristow, R., Yang, W. and Lu, M. (2011). Sustainable Medical Tourism in Costa Rica. Tourism Review.66(1-2) pp107-117.
Bristow, R., Yang, W. (2011). Sea, sun, sand and ... Selecting Surgery, an exploration of Medical Tourist Travel Behavior. Paper delivered at The Changing World of Coastal, Island and Tropical Tourism International Conference in Martinique, French West Indies 27 - 29 January 2011. Abstract available at http://www.geog.nau.edu/igust/fwi/abstracts.html
Brenzel, L. and E. Le Franc. (2007) Opportunities and Challenges for Expanding trade in health Services in the English Speaking Caribbean. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from http://www.eldis.org/go/topics/resource-guides/health-systems&id=38036&type=Document&em=240608&sub=hsys
Brooker, E. and F. Go. (2006 ). Health Care Tourism – A Classic Example of Disruptive Innovation. Paper presented at Travel and Tourism Research Association Canada Chapter Conference, 15-17 October 2006, Montebello, Quebec.
Brown, S. (2008). Medical tourism: nations vie for health dollars. Hospitals & health Networks (Dec 2008). 82(12):49.
Bryant, R. (2002). Despite Turbulent times, Dead Sea draws medical tourism. Dermatology Times, 23(2):8.
Buccilli, E., and R. Stefanacci. (2008) Travel Assistance and Medical Tourism. Assisted Living Consult. March/April 2008. Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://www.assistedlivingconsult.com/issues/04-02/alc34-Travel-331.pdf
Budiani-Saberi, D. and Delmonico, F. (2008). Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism. American Journal of Transplantation 8: 925-929.
Burkett, L. (2007). Medical Tourism: Concerns, Benefits, and the American Legal Perspective. Journal of legal Medicine. 28(2):223-245.
Caballero-Danell, S. and C. Mugomba. (2007). Medical Tourism and
its Entrepreneurial Opportunities – a conceptual framework for entry into the
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Canadian Tourism Commission. (2006). Identifying the Spa Traveler: A Look at US and Canadian Consumer Attitudes and Motivators for Spa Vacations. Retrieved 2 Jan 2009 from http://www.corporate.canada.travel/docs/research_and_statistics/product_knowledge/Identifying_the_Spa_Traveler_2006.pdf
Carabello, L. (2008). Tourism Primer for US Physicians. Medical Practice Management. March/April 2008. Retrieved 12 Jan 09 from http://www.medicaltraveltoday.com/MTTE08/Mar_Apr_2008_291-294.pdf
Carrera, P. (2006). Medical tourism. Health Affairs 25(5):1453.
Casabona Martinez, I., et al. (2005). El nuevo fenómeno europeo del turismo de salud : estado de la cuestión”. Cultura de los cuidados. Año IX, nº 18, 2. semestre 2005, pp. 38-44. Retrieved 23 Mar 09 from http://rua.ua.es/dspace/handle/10045/993
Castonguay, G. and A. Brown. (1993). Plastic Surgery Tourism proving a boon for Costa Rica’s surgeons. Canadian Medical Association Journal 148(1): 74-76.
Chambers, D. and B. McIntosh. (2008). Using Authenticity to Achieve Competitive in Medical Tourism in the English-speaking Caribbean. Third World Quarterly. 29(5):919-937.
Chambers, T. A. (1999). Fashionable dis-ease: Promoting health and leisure at saratoga springs, new york and the virginia springs, 1790-1860. The College of William and Mary). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Chaynee, W. (2003). Health Tourism to Drive Earnings. Mierscope (The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research). Retrieved 7 Feb 09 from http://www.mier.org.my/mierscan/archives/pdf/chaynee19_4_2003.pdf
Chakravarthy, K., Ravi Kumar, C.H., and Deepthi, K. (2008). SWOT Analysis on Medical Tourism (presented at the Conference on Tourism in India-Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/577/1/357-364+Kalyan.pdf
Chee, H. (2007). Medical Tourism in Malaysia: International Movement of Healthcare Consumers and the Commodification of Healthcare (January 1, 2007). Asia Research Institute Working Paper No. 83. Retrieved 28 Dec 2008 from http://ssrn.com/abstract=1317163
Chen, J. (2007). Wellness Tourism: Measuring Consumers’ Quality of Life. In Chen et al editors. Proceedings of the First Hospitality and Leisure: Business Advances and Applied Research Conference. Lausanne, Switzerland. July 2007. Retrieved 27 Jan 2010 from http://www.ehl.edu/fre/content/download/4384/37498/file/Proceedings.pdf#page=38
Cherukara, J. and J. Manalel. (2008). Medical Tourism in Kerala-Challenges and Scope. Presented at the Conference on Tourism in India- Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/579/1/369-379+Joseph+Cherukara.pdf
Cheung, I., and Wilson, A. (2007). Arthroplasty tourism. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(11/12), 666-7. Retrieved January 13, 2009, from ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source database. (Document ID: 1404758621).
Chinai, R. and R. Goswami. (2007). Medical Visas mark growth of Indian medical tourism. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. March 85(3):164-5. Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://www.scielosp.org/scielo.php?pid=S0042-96862007000300004&script=sci_arttext&tlng=en
Chinai, R. and R. Goswami. (2005). Are we ready for medical tourism? The Hindu. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/mag/2005/04/17/stories/2005041700060100.htm
Chong, Su-Lin. (2001) Health Tourism: New Concepts and Fresh Perspectives. In Papers Presented at the National Conference on Tourism: Profiling Malaysian Tourism in the New Era, pp. 1-11. Kuala Lumpur: Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute
Cohen, E. (2008). Medical Tourism in Thailand. AU-GSB e-Journal, an on-line scholarly publication issued twice a year by the Graduate School of Business, Assumption University of Thailand. Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://gsbejournal.au.edu/e-Journal/Journal/Medical%20Tourism%20Dr%20Cohen.pdf.
Connell, J. (2006). Medical tourism: Sea Sun Sand and … surgery. Tourism Management 27(6):1093-1100.
Cook, P. (2008). What is health and Medical Tourism? Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Australian Sociological Association 2008. Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://www.tasa.org.au/conferencepapers08/Leisure,%20Tourism,%20Travel%20and%20Sport/Cook,%20Peta,%20Session%2038%20PDF.pdf
Cortez, N. (2008) 'Patients without borders: The emerging global market for patients and the evolution of modern health care', Indiana Law Journal, 83, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 00-24. Retrieved 1 Feb 10 from http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=982742
Dalstrom, M. D. (2010). Medical migrants in the US-mexico borderlands. The University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Deloitte. (2008). Medical Tourism: 2008 Survey of Health Care Consumers. Retrieved 15 Nov 08 from http://www.deloitte.com/dtt/article/0%2C1002%2Ccid%25253D192707%2C00.html
Deloitte. (2009). Medical Tourism: Update and implications. Retrieved 25 Oct 09 from http://www.deloitte.com/view/en_US/us/Industries/Health-Plans-Healthcare-Health-Care/Center-for-Health-Solutions-Health-Plans/article/55d9f278c9184210VgnVCM200000bb42f00aRCRD.htm
Development Research News (2005). The future looks bright for health tourism. Philippine Instituted for Development Studies. 23(5-b). Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://publication.pids.gov.ph/details.phtml?pid=3770.
Didaskalou, E. P. Nastos, A. Matzarakis. (2004). The Development Prospects for Greek Health Tourism and the Role of the Bioclimatic Regime in Greece. In Matzarakis, A., de Freitas, C. and Scott, D. Advances in Tourism Climatology. Freiburg. Pp 149-57. Retrieved 27 Jan 2010 from http://www.mif.uni-freiburg.de/ISB/ws2/report/didaskalou.pdf
Dunn, P. (2007). Medical Tourism Takes Flight. Hospitals & Health Networks, 10688838, Nov 2007, 81(11).
Dunn, P. (2007). An American in Bangkok. Hospitals & Health Networks 81(11):43.
Dyer, C. (2003). Swiss parliament may try to ban suicide tourism. BMJ. 1 Feb 2003. 326:242.
Eissler, L. A. (2010). The lived experience of seeking health care through medical tourism: An interpretive phenomenological study of alaskan patients traveling internationally for medical and dental care. University of Hawai'i at Manoa). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
English, V., Gardner, J., Romano-Critchley, G. and Sommerville, A. (2001). Ethics Briefings. Journal of Medical Ethics 27:284-285.
Ernst, D. (2006). Medical Tourism: why Americans take medical vacations abroad. Pacific Research Institute 4(9). Retrieved 28 December 2008 from http://liberty.pacificresearch.org/docLib/20070223_hppv4n9_0906.pdf
Economist. (2007). Sun, Sand and Scalpels. Economist. 3/10/2007. 382:8519, p62.
Eggertson, L. (2006). Wait-list weary Canadians seek treatment abroad. CMAJ April 25, 2006. Retrieved 10 Aug 2009 from http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/174/9/1247
Einhorn, B. (2008). Outsourcing the Patients. Business Week. Retrieved 18 July 2009 from http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/08_12/b4076036777780.htm?chan=rss_topStories_ssi_5
English, V., J. Gardner, Romano-Critchley, G. and Sommerville, A. (2001). Ethics Briefings. Journal of Medical Ethics 27:284-285.
EHRBECK, T., GUEVARA, C. AND MANGO, P.D. (2008) Mapping the market for medical travel, The McKinsey Quarterly, May. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from: http://www.medretreat.com/templates/UserFiles/Documents/McKinsey%20Report%20Medical%20Travel.pdf
eTurbonews. (2008). Top 5 Medical Tourism Destinations. Retrieved 12 December 2008 from http://www.eturbonews.com/1952/top-5-medical-tourism-destinations
Evans, R. (2008). Ethnocentrism is an Unacceptable Rational for health Care Policy. American Journal of Transplantation. 8: 1089-1095.
Forgoione, D and Smith, P. (2007). Medical Tourism and Its Impact on the US Health Care System. Journal of Health Care Finance; Fall2007, 34(1):27-35.
Frellick, M. (2008). Medical Tourism: Patients jet to foreign locales for surgical procedures and return home for follow-up care. Retrieved 21 December 2008 from http://include.nurse.com/article/20081117/NATIONAL01/111170075/-1/frontpage
Galland, Z. (2008). Medical Tourism: The Insurance Debate. Business Week. Retrieved 12 December 2008 from http://www.businessweek.com/globalbiz/content/nov2008/gb2008119_571910.htm?chan=globalbiz_special+report+--+asia+medical+tourism_special+report+-+asia+medical+tourism
Garraway, J. (2007). Commentary: the greater Caribbean this week: A novel tourism concept. Caribbean NetNews. Retrieved 18 July 2009 from http://www.caribbeannetnews.com/news-3085--6-6--.html
Garza, A. M. Stanich, K. Southisombath. (nd) Californians who access health care services in another country. University of California, San Francisco, Fresno. Health and Policy Research Unit. Retrieved 26 Oct 09 from http://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/latinocenter/research/californiahealthcare.pdf/
Garza, A, A. Rodriguez-Lainz, and I. Ornelas. (2204). The Health of the California Region Bordering Mexico. Journal of Immigrant Health. 6(3) 137-144.
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George, B. and T. Henthome (2009). The Incorporation of Telemedicine with Medical Tourism. Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management 18(5)512-5-22.
Global Advisory Services. (2004). Healing in Paradise: A Strategy for cultivating health and wellness tourism in Hawaii. Business Plan Report presented to the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Retrieved 2 Jan 2009 from http://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/documents_upload_path/reports/HTAPRO-Report-05-31-2004.pdf
Gonzales, A., L. Brenzel, and J Sancho. (2001). Health Tourism and Related Services: Caribbean Development and International Trade. Retrieved 27 Jan 2010 from http://www.iadb.org/intal/intalcdi/PE/2009/03451.pdf
Goodrich, J. (1994). Health Tourism: a new positioning strategy for tourist destinations. Journal of International Consumer Marketing. 6(3):227-238.
Gopol, R. (2008). The Key Issues and Challenges in medical Tourism sector in India (A Hospital Perspective). Presented at the Conference on tourism in India-Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/575/1/331-+335+Dr.+R+Gopal.pdf
Goodrich, J. (1993). Health-care tourism in the Caribbean in D. Gayle & J. Goodrich (eds.) Tourism marketing and management in the Caribbean. NY, NY: Routledge. P122-128.
Grant, L. (2009). Reproductive tourism: The case of india A feminist critical discourse analysis of indian gestational surrogacy tourism. Lakehead University (Canada)). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Gray, H. and S. Poland. (2008). Medical Tourism: Crossing borders to access health care. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 18(2):193-201.
Greenberg, B. (2006). Have Ailment, Will Travel. The Los Angeles Daily News. 7 August 2006.
Hadi, A. (2009). Globalization, medical tourism and health equity. Paper presented at the Symposium on Implications of medical Tourism for Canadian Health and health Policy on November 13, 2009 in Ottawa, Canada. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from http://www.globalhealthequity.ca/electronic%20library/Hadi%20Globalization%20Medical%20Tourism.pdf
Hall, C. M. (2011) "Health and medical tourism: a kill or cure for global public health?", Tourism Review, Vol. 66 Iss: 1/2, pp.4 - 15
Hall, C. M., James, M. (2011) "Medical tourism: emerging biosecurity and nosocomial issues", Tourism Review, Vol. 66 Iss: 1/2, pp.118 - 126
Hamilton, J. (2007). Medical Tourism Creates Thai Doctor Shortage. Retrieved 8 March 2008 from http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=16735157
Hancock, D. (2006). The Complete Medical Tourist: Your guide to inexpensive dental cosmetic and medical surgery abroad. United Kingdom: John Blake.
Handschin, A., A. Banic, and M. Constantinescu (2007). Pulmonary Embolism after Plastic Surgery Tourism. Clinical Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis. 13(3): 340.
Hanson, F. (2008). A revolution in Healthcare: Medicine meets the marketplace. Public Affairs Review, 59:4.
Harvard Health Letter. (2008). Virtual hitchhiker's guide to the medical universe. Harvard Health Letter 33(12). http://www.health.harvard.edu/healthextra
Hay, B. (2001). New tourism market: health and well being holidays. Countryside Tourism 9(2):14-16 Retrieved 7 Jan 09 from http://www.countrysiderecreation.org.uk/journal/pdf/summer%202001/5-tourism.pdf
Healism. (2008). Universal health care through medical tourism. Retrieved 26 May 2008 from http://www.healism.com/
Healthcare Financial Management Association. (2008). Explosive Growth in Medical Tourism and Rise of Retail Clinics Provide Cost Savings for Patients-and Challenges for Providers. Healthcare Financial Management, 62(9), 12,14. Retrieved January 13, 2009, from ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source database. (Document ID: 1562687951).
Healthcare Financial Management. (2009). Insurers pay for surgical procedures abroad. (Medical Tourism)(Brief article). Healthcare Financial Management 63.1 (Jan 2009): 12(1).
Henderson, J. (2004). Healthcare Tourism in Southeast Asia. Tourism Review International. 7(3-4):111-121.
Herman, L. (2009) 'Assessing international trade in health services', ECIPE Working Paper 03/2009. Retrieved 1 Feb 10 from http://www.ecipe.org/publications/ecipe-working-papers/assessing-international-trade-in-healthcare-services/PDF
Herrick, D. (2007). Medical Tourism: Global Competition in Health Care. National Center for Policy Analysis Retrieved from http://www.ncpa.org/pub/st/st304/.
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Hutchinson, B. (2005). Medical Tourism Growing Worldwide, U Daily (University of Delaware), July 25, 2005. Retrieved 15 May 2008 from http://www.udel.edu/PR/UDaily/2005/mar/tourism072505.html.
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HOPKINS, L., LABONTE, R., RUNNELS, V. AND PACKER, C. 2009 Medical tourism today: A narrative review of existing knowledge. Paper presented at the Symposium on the Implications of Medical Tourism for Canadian Health Policy, 13 November, Ottawa. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from: http://www.globalhealthequity.ca/electronic%20library/Medical%20Tourism%20Final%20Draft%20November%202009.pdf
Horowitz, M. D., and Rosensweig, J. A. (2007). Medical tourism - health care in the global economy. Physician Executive, 33(6):24.
Horowitz, M., Rosensweig, J. and Jones, C. (2007). Medical Tourism: globalization of the healthcare marketplace. MedGenMed, 13 November 2007. Second International Economic Conference. University of Kaposvar. Hungary. April 2009. Pp 693-99. Retrieved 30 Jan 09 from http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=18311383
Horvath, A. and Z. Arpasi. (2009). The Characteristics of the Development of the South Great Plain Region with Regard to the Health Tourism Sector. Retrieved 27 Jan 2010 from http://kk2009.ke.hu/cikkek/Arpasi.pdf
Hyo-mi, K. (2008) Medical Tourism in Cuba. Student paper at University of Arizona. Retrieved 18 July 2009 from http://next.eller.arizona.edu/courses/student_papers/Fall%2008%20ENTR-MGM%20489%20589/Final%20Papers/Hyo%20Kim.pdf
Ikkos, A. (2002). Health Tourism: a new challenge in tourism. Retrieved 7 Jan 09 from http://www.gbrconsulting.gr/articles/Health%20Tourism%20-%20a%20new%20challenge.pdf
Indiana University. (2009). Certificate Program in Health Tourism. Retrieved 30 July 07 from http://www.iu.edu/~ocmhp/042205/text/health.shtml
Infochange. (2008). Planning Commission upbeat about Medical Tourism, Grim on Citizen Healthcare. Retrieved 10 Aug 09 from http://infochangeindia.org/200804087021/Health/News/Planning-Commission-upbeat-about-medical-tourism-grim-on-citizen-healthcare.html
Iverson, Ronald E.(2010). Surgery Facilities Resources, Inc./AAAASFI Expands International Accreditation into New Markets. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 34(6), pp 758-759. doi: 10.1007/s00266-010-9547-1. Retrieved from: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/0cp7q0qc
Johnson, L. (2008). Americans look abroad to save on health care. Retrieved on 18 July 2009 from http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/08/03/BUGA121GPF.DTL&type=health
Johnson, O. (2002). Bogotá launches health tourism project. BMJ 6 July 2002. 325:10. Retrieved 30 Jan 09 from http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=12102070
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