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.
Medical Tourism refers to the process of patients traveling to other countries to receive care. It’s quite common for people to travel to the United States, Canada, or other countries to receive the health benefits of specialists there. Also, people from those same countries will often travel to less expensive areas to receive the [...]