Medical Tourism - A Perspective from the Other Side of the Scalpel
Recently, there has been a lively discussion about medical tourism.
Much has been said, stated, countered and restated.
A good portion of what has been said has been hype, smoke and mirrors.
Many of the speakers are perceived as agenda-driven, biased, slanted, or all three.
The author recently had the opportunity to experience medical tourism from a different perspective than the usual proponents and opponents- namely, as a patient. He presents his experience and insights – from both personal and professional perspectives, and derives policy suggestions.