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In this tough economy more more Americans are look -- this say wherever they can now growing trend includes heading overseas to save on costly.
Joining us now this -- on the road just that would mean he's the founder of patients without borders.
As an information source for medical terrorism just -- what are the most popular countries to get medical procedures done in.
It depends what procedures you want to have done.
Is great health care available near and far.
Is great for -- -- surgeries and weight loss procedures as -- cosmetic dental surgery.
Especially if you -- home -- and you -- you could say somewhere between forty and 70% off the cost of your care.
-- -- -- little farther out India's great value.
For people who want the more expensive invasive.
Surgeries and need to -- good money you can save up to 90% -- -- heart procedure.
As an American accredited.
Harper backed hospital like will court in Bangalore.
It it really depends at the destination that a traveler chooses.
Often depends on the procedure in the condition that they are experiencing.
-- just a follow rob Morgan I was -- that -- -- the summer and I jokingly thought that well I could I could just have my facelift done on this trip I did doing some background research -- my question is.
Is is this just temporary phenomenon from the slow economy or is this going to be a permanent trend that's gonna continue -- to -- going forward.
Oh without question it's it's the latter.
Health care just like by the automobile industry.
Televisions that shoppers are used to buying cars manufactured and Korea and Japan television sets manufactured and China and what you have is a global improvement of health care that's competing.
With the United States especially in -- for overpriced system.
And you've got shoppers that are traveling for health care that's manufactured outside the United States it's offering.
Great price performance and often the better patient experience how can we be assured of the quality of.
That care I mean I think people come to the United States and you stay in the United States and you pay in the United States because you're guaranteed of the high quality.
All of our medical schools and so forth -- is at the same in Costa Rica Mexico and elsewhere.
It's a really good question and I would have been able answer with such confidence in years ago but the the very same.
Accreditation agencies that are credits hospitals in the United States the largest -- -- agency in the world to joint commission.
About fifteen years ago formed a joint commission international which a credit international hostels and -- them to play the game.
And and and and they have now accredited I think in this this last -- crews to 400.
Hospital around the globe so there's 400 hospitals out there that meet American standards of care.
An accredited by the same agencies that are credits some of the of the Cleveland clinics in the Johns Hopkins in the Mayo -- of the United States that we don't own.
That environment anymore anymore than we on the automobile industry -- the electronics industry that we used to unfortunately.
Well wait till we get health care -- -- -- changing if it it doesn't look at survives the Supreme Court anyway just of women patients without borders -- thank you.