The Rise in International Health Care Tourism
Charles A. Rarick
Purdue University Calumet
May 20, 2005
This case explores the increasing demand for international health care tourism. As the price of health care increases in the United States, and as increasing numbers of American become uninsured, many Americans are opting for health care procedures outside the United states. The case addresses the strategic challenges to the American medical industry.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 3
Keywords: health care, medical industry, tourism
JEL Classification: A22working papers series
Date posted: March 25, 2008
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