How might a universal health insurance program change the current trends
A decade ago the idea that medical procedures might move offshore was unthinkable. Today it is a reality. What trends have facilitated this process? Is the globalization of health care good or bad for the American economy?
2. Is the globalization of health care good or bad for patients? Who might benefit from the globalization of healthcare? Who might lose?
3. How might a universal health insurance program change the current trends in the health care industry? In your opinion, are programs like that offered by Aetna to have surgery conducted in another country truly viable?
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The term globalization has a range of meanings which depends on the individuals or groups defining it. Globalization can be defined as the flow of information, capital, goods, and people across geographical boundaries (Cox, 2007). Globalization in healthcare has been primarily driven by advances in communication and transportation technologies. Advances in technology have formed the primary key………………………..