This documentary film follows the powerful story of American body builder, Devin Dearth, who suffers a debilitating stroke. Treated and discharged by the US healthcare system when he was "better", his family discovers a health care provider in Tianjian, China that combines Western and traditional Chinese medicine for stunning results. Available for purchase.
Vanguard on Current TV aired a segment on medical tourism called "Under the Knife Abroad" in November 2011. With its young and sympathetic host, Adam Yamaguchi, the program focuses on Americans leaving the US for various reasons to have surgery in India, Mexico and Barbados.
The ever-popular US television program, 60 Minutes, originally aired a segment on medical tourism in 2007 featuring Bumrungrad Hospital in Thailand and Apollo Hospital in India. It recently ran again and is still relevant to today's economy.