As a service to the medical tourism community, here is a list of current research
on medical tourism
(Note: includes academic papers that may not be available without paid access to paid databases):
List as of August 22, 2011
Abhiyan, J. (2006) Globalisation and Health. Towards the National health Assembly II. Retrieved 22 Mar 09 from http://www.esocialsciences.com/data/articles/Document12512007440.470791.pdf
Abraham. E. J. (2007) Pulse on health and nursing in India. Nursing and Health Sciences 9, 79–81.
Ackerman, S. (2009) Operating in Eden: Cosmetic Surgery Tourism and the Politics of Public and private medicine in Costa Rica. Dissertation in Dept. of anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alsever, J. (2006) Basking on the Beach, or maybe on the Operating Table. October 15, 2006. Retrieved 30 July 2007 from NYTimes.com
Altman, S., D. Shactman, and E. Eliat. (2006) Could US Hospitals Go the Way of US Airlines? Health Affairs. 25(1):11-21.
American Medical Association. (2008) New AMA Guidelines on Medical Tourism. Retrieved 11 May 2009 from http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2008/07/07/prse0707.htm
Anonymous (2007) Dental "Tourism" To Reach 2.5 Million Mark In 2007 RDH Nursing and Allied Health Source., 26. Retrieved January 13, 2009, from ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source database. (Document ID: 1338229911)
Anonymous (2007a) Issues Poll. Associated Press. Retrieved 8 April 2008 from http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-12-28-issuespoll_N.htm
Anonymous (2008) ABC News/Washington Post Poll. ABC News/Washington Post. Retrieved 6 May 2008 from http://www.pollingreport.com/prioriti.htm
Anonymous (2008a) Editorial Comments: Towards an improved framework for cross-border healthcare. Common Law Market Review 45, 1325–1333.
Anonymous (2008b) Explosive Growth in Medical Tourism and Rise of Retail Clinics Provide Cost Savings for Patients-and Challenges for Providers. Healthcare Financial Management, 62(9) 12,14.
Anonymous (2008c) Medical Tourism Association website, http://www.medicaltourismassociation.com/, MTA, Accessed June 20th, 2009
Anonymous (2008d) Medical Tourism: More Tuck for the Buck; More Crown for the Colon. In Exploring Costa Rica 2008/9. Tico Times 16th edition. San Jose, CR.
Anonymous (2008e) Planning Commission upbeat about Medical Tourism, Grim on Citizen Healthcare. Infochange. Retrieved 10 Aug 09 from http://infochangeindia.org/200804087021/Health/News/Planning-Commission-upbeat-about-medical-tourism-grim-on-citizen-healthcare.html
Anonymous (2008f) Universal health care through medical tourism. Healism. Retrieved 26 May 2008 from http://www.healism.com/
Anonymous (2008g) Virtual hitchhiker's guide to the medical universe. Harvard Health Letter 33(12) http://www.health.harvard.edu/healthextra
Anonymous (2008h) Editorial Comments: Towards an improved framework for cross-border healthcare, Common Law Market Review, Vol. 45, pp. 1325–1333
Anonymous (2009) Joint Commission International website, http://www.jointcommissioninternational.org/, Accessed June 20th, 2009
Anonymous (2011) The Future of Healthcare: An Opportunity for Change. Frost and Sullivan’s GIL eBulletin 4(2) http://www.growthconsulting.frost.com/web/images.nsf/0/496847BA5411AB4280257842004C3354/$File/GIL11V4Q2_MEGATREND%20REPORT.html (Accessed 30 March 2011)
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin. (2008) Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Introduces International Medical Tourism Pilot Program. Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week,466. Retrieved January 13, 2009, from ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source database. (Document ID: 1597943281)
Arellano, A. (2007) Patients Without Borders: The Emergence of Medical Tourism. International Journal of Health Services. 37(1):193-8.
Aronson, J.A. (1994) ‘Pragmatic View of Thematic Analysis’. The Qualitative Report, 2: 1
Association Resource Centre, Inc. (2006) Spa, Health and Wellness Sector: foreign competitor profiles. Retrieved 2 Jan 2009 from http://www.corporate.canada.travel/docs/research_and_statistics/ product_knowledge/Spa_Health_Wellness_Sector_Foreign_Competitor_Profile_eng.pdf
Bagchi, S. (2008) Growth generates health care challenges in booming India. Canadian Medical Association. Journal, 178(8) 981-3. Retrieved January 13, 2009, from ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source database. (Document ID: 1455696691)
Baker, M. (2005) Stem cell therapy or snake oil? Nat Biotechnol. Dec; 23 (12):1467-9.
Bakic, O. and Hrabovski-Tomic, E. (2008) Informal Education for Management in Health Tourism. Tourism and Hospitability Management. 14(1):1-12. (Retrieved 7 Jan 09 from http://www.fthm.hr/files/vol._14_no._1.pdf#page=10)
Baldoria, F. and Osana, J. (2007) Medical Tourism: A Booming Industry. Philippine Daily Inquirer. Business Friday Section (Lexis Nexis)
Barclay, E. (2009) Stem-cell experts raise concerns about medical tourism. Lancet. Mar 14;373(9667):883-4.
Barmeyer, J. (2007) The Next Generation of Vacations Medical Tourism. Insight Business. Retrieved 30 January 2009 from http://www.usc.edu/org/InsightBusiness/SP07articles/medical.html
Barron, N. (2008) Seeking Beauty, Cutting costs: Why so many Americans go under the knife abroad. Master of Art Thesis at University of Southern California. Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://digarc.usc.edu/assetserver/controller/item/etd-Barron-20080415.pdf.
Begde, P. (2008) Opportunity and challenges for Medical tourism in India. Presented at the Conference on Tourism in India-Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/handle/2259/576.
Ben-Natan, M., E. Ben-Sefer and M. Ehrenfeld. (2009) Medical Tourism: A new role for Nursing. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Vol142009/No3Sept09/Articles-Previous-Topics/Medical-Tourism.aspx
Bennett, B. (2007) Law and ethics for the bioeconomy and beyond. J Law Med. Aug;15(1):7-13.
Bennett, M, B. King, L. Milner. The Health resort sector in Australia: A positioning study. Journal of Vacation Marketing. Retrieved 15 May 2009 from http://jvm.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/10/2/122
Bennett, T. (2009) 'Medical Tourism: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?', Intensive workshop on health systems in transition, University of Malaya, 29-30 April. Retrieved 1 Feb 10 from http://cpds.fep.um.edu.my/events/2009/workshop/29042009/PPT%20and%20full%20paper/session%204/MedTourismKLAp2009%5B1%5D-TRUDE%20BENNETTE.pdf
Bennett, T. (2009) Perspectives, Medical Travel Today, August. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from: http://www.medicaltraveltoday.com/MTTE08/MTTEv3-16-TrudeBennett-Full.html
Bergmark, R, Barr, D, Garcia, R. (2010) Mexican immigrants in the US living far from the border may return to Mexico for health services. J Immigr Minor Health. Aug;12(4):610-4.
Bezruchka, S. (2000) Medical Tourism as medical harm in the third world: why, For Whom? Wilderness Environmental Medicine. 11:77-78.
Bhangale, V. (2008) Medical Tourism: Taking a big way in India. Presented at the Conference on Tourism in India-Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/578/1/365-368+Prof.Vijay+Bhangale.pdf
Bhatia, V, Arora, P, Parida, AK, Mittal, A, Pandey, AK, and Kaul, U. (2009) Air travel and pulmonary embolism: "economy class syndrome". J Assoc Physicians India. May;57:412-4.
Bhattacharya, M. (2008) Advantage Gujarat in Medical Tourism. Presented at the Conference on Tourism in India- Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/581/1/405-417+Mousumi.pdf.
Bies, W. and L. Zacharia. (2007) Medical Tourism: Outsourcing surgery. Mathematical and Computer Modelling. 46:1144-1159.
Birch, D.W., Lan, V., Shahzeer, K., Stoklossa, C.J., Sharma, A.M. (2010) ‘Medical Tourism in Bariatric Surgery’. The American Journal of Surgery, 199(5): 604-608.
Birch, J, Caulfield, R, and Ramakrishnan, V. The complications of 'cosmetic tourism' -an avoidable burden on the NHS. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2007;60(9):1075-7.
Bishop, R. and J. Litch. (2000) Medical Tourism can do harm (Personal View) BMJ. 8 April 2000. 320:1017
Blouin, C. (2007) Trade policy and health: from conflicting interests to policy coherence. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 85:169-73.
Blyth, E. and A. Farrand. (2005) Reproductive tourism a price worth paying for reproductive autonomy? Critical Social Policy, Vol 25(10):91-114.
Boga, T., Weiermair, K. (2011) "Branding new services in health tourism", Tourism Review, Vol. 66 Iss: 1/2, pp.90 - 106
Bookman, M. Z., and Bookman, K. R. (2007) Medical Tourism in Developing Countries. New York: Palgrave.
Borman, E. (2004) Health Tourism: Where healthcare, ethics, and the state collide. BMJ. 10 January 2004. 328:60-1.
Brady, C. (2007) Offshore Gambling: Medical Outsourcing Versus ERISA’s Fiduciary Duty Requirement. Washington and Lee Law Review 64(3) 1073–1114.
Bramstedt, K, and Xu, J. (2007) Checklist: Passport, Plane Ticket, Organ Transplant. American Journal of Transplantation 7:1698-1701.
Brenner, (2009) Entrepreneurial Approach to Benefits Can Improve Cost Containment and Outcomes, Journal of Financial Service Professionals, September, pp. 28-31
Brenzel, L. and E. Le Franc. (2007) Opportunities and Challenges for Expanding trade in health Services in the English Speaking Caribbean. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from http://www.eldis.org/go/topics/resource-guides/health-systemsandid=38036andtype=Documentandem=240608andsub=hsys
Bristow, R. (2009) Eco-medical tourism: can it be sustainable? In: Klenosky, David B.; Fisher, Cherie LeBlanc, eds. Proceedings of the 2008 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 2008 March 30 - April 1; Bolton Landing, NY. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-42. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 158-164. Retrieved 11 May 09 from http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/14669
Bristow, R., Yang, W. and Lu, M. (2009) Mineral spas to cosmetic surgery: is health tourism sustainable? 15th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management. Vienna, Austria July 2009.
Bristow, R., Yang, W. and Lu, M. (2011) Sustainable Medical Tourism in Costa Rica. Tourism Review.66(1-2) pp107-117.
Brooker, E. and F. Go. (2006 ) Health Care Tourism A Classic Example of Disruptive Innovation. Paper presented at Travel and Tourism Research Association Canada Chapter Conference, 15-17 October 2006, Montebello, Quebec.
Brown, F., and Hall, D. (2008) Tourism and development in the global south: The Issues. Third World Quarterly 29(5) 839–849.
Brown, S. (2008) Medical tourism: nations vie for health dollars. Hospitals and health Networks (Dec 2008) 82(12):49.
Bryant, R. (2002) Despite Turbulent times, Dead Sea draws medical tourism. Dermatology Times, 23(2):8.
Buccilli, E., and R. Stefanacci. (2008) Travel Assistance and Medical Tourism. Assisted Living Consult. March/April 2008. Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://www.assistedlivingconsult.com/issues/04-02/alc34-Travel-331.pdf
Budiani-Saberi, D. and Delmonico, F. (2008) Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism. American Journal of Transplantation 8: 925-929.
Burkett, L. (2007) Medical tourism concerns, benefits, and the American legal perspective. TheJournal of Legal Medicine 28, 223–245.
Burkhart, L. and Gentry, L. (2008) Medical Tourism: What you should know. The Saturday Evening Post Jan/Feb 2008, 280:1, p 52-53, 90, 92, 94.
Caballero-Danell, S. and C. Mugomba. (2007) Medical Tourism and its Entrepreneurial Opportunities a conceptual framework for entry into the industry. Master Thesis Goteborg University. Retrieved 22 Mar 09 from http://hdl.handle.net/2077/4671.
Canadian Tourism Commission. (2006) Identifying the Spa Traveler: A Look at US and Canadian Consumer Attitudes and Motivators for Spa Vacations. Retrieved 2 Jan 2009 from http://www.corporate.canada.travel/docs/research_and_statistics/product_knowledge/Identifying_the_Spa_Traveler_2006.pdf
Canales MT, Kasiske BL, Rosenberg ME. (2006) Transplant tourism: Outcomes of United States residents who undergo kidney transplantation overseas. Transplantation. Dec 27;82(12):1658-61.
Carabello, L. (2008) Tourism Primer for US Physicians. Medical Practice Management. March/April 2008. Retrieved 12 Jan 09 from http://www.medicaltraveltoday.com/MTTE08/Mar_Apr_2008_291-294.pdf
Carrera, P. (2006) Medical tourism. Health Affairs 25(5):1453.
Casabona Martinez, I., et. al. (2005) El nuevo fenmeno europeo del turismo de salud : estado de la cuestin. Cultura de los cuidados. Ao IX, n 18, 2. semestre 2005, pp. 38-44.
Castonguay, G. and A. Brown. (1993) Plastic Surgery Tourism proving a boon for Costa Rica’s surgeons. Canadian Medical Association Journal 148(1): 74-76.
CDC. (2004) Brief Report: Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections After Cosmetic Surgery--Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2003--2004. MMWR. 53(23):509.
Chakravarthy, K., Ravi Kumar, C.H., and Deepthi, K. (2008) SWOT Analysis on Medical Tourism (presented at the Conference on Tourism in India-Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/577/1/357-364+Kalyan.pdf
Chambers, D. and B. McIntosh. (2008) Using Authenticity to Achieve Competitive in Medical Tourism in the English-speaking Caribbean. Third World Quarterly. 29(5):919-937.
Chambers, T. A. (1999) Fashionable disease: Promoting health and leisure at Saratoga Springs, New York and the Virginia Springs, 1790-1860. The College of William and Mary) ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Chanda, R. (2002) ‘Trade in Health Services’. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 80(2): 158-163.
Chandira boss, Moli, Roy, and Prasad (2009) Biomedical Waste Generation in Puducherry Government General Hospital and Its Management Implications, Journal of Environmental Health, May, Vol. 71, No. 9
Chaudhuri, S.K. (2008) Ethics of medical tourism. J Indian Med Assoc. Mar;106(3):188.
Chaynee, W. (2003) Health Tourism to Drive Earnings. Mierscope (The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research) Retrieved 7 Feb 09 from http://www.mier.org.my/mierscan/archives/pdf/chaynee19_4_2003.pdf
Chee, H. (2007) Medical Tourism in Malaysia: International Movement of Healthcare Consumers and the Commodification of Healthcare (January 1, 2007) Asia Research Institute Working Paper No. 83. Retrieved 28 Dec 2008 from http://ssrn.com/abstract=1317163
Chen, J. (2007) Wellness Tourism: Measuring Consumers Quality of Life. In Chen et. al. editors. Proceedings of the First Hospitality and Leisure: Business Advances and Applied Research Conference. Lausanne, Switzerland. July 2007. Retrieved 27 Jan 2010 from http://www.ehl.edu/fre/content/download/4384/37498/file/Proceedings.pdf#page=38
Cherukara, J. and J. Manalel. (2008) Medical Tourism in Kerala-Challenges and Scope. Presented at the Conference on Tourism in India- Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/579/1/369-379+Joseph+Cherukara.pdf
Cheung I. and Wilson A. (2007) Arthroplasty tourism. Medical Journal of Australia. 187(11-12):666-7.
Chinai, R. and R. Goswami. (2005) Are we ready for medical tourism? The Hindu. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/mag/2005/04/17/stories/2005041700060100.htm
Chinai, R. and R. Goswami. (2007) Medical Visas mark growth of Indian medical tourism. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. March 85(3):164-5.
Chong, Su-Lin. (2001) Health Tourism: New Concepts and Fresh Perspectives. In Papers Presented at the National Conference on Tourism: Profiling Malaysian Tourism in the New Era, pp. 1-11. Kuala Lumpur: Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute
Coggon, J. (2010) ‘Does Public Health Have a Personality (and If So, Does It Matter If You Don’t Like It)?’ Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 19(2): 235-248.
Cohen, E. (2008) Medical Tourism in Thailand. AU-GSB e-Journal, an on-line scholarly publication issued twice a year by the Graduate School of Business, Assumption University of Thailand. Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://gsbejournal.au.edu/e-Journal/Journal/Medical%20Tourism%20Dr%20Cohen.pdf.
Cohen, E. (2009) http://gsbejournal.au.edu/1V/Journal/Medical%20Tourism%20Dr%20Cohen.pdf (online journal about Thailand and medical tourism)
Cohen, G. (2009) Protecting patients with passports: Medical tourism and the patient protective argument. Iowa Law Review 95(5) 11-12.
Cohen, G. (2010) Medical Tourism: The View from Ten Thousand Feet, Hastings Center Report, Vol. 40, No. 2, March-April, pp. 11-12
Connell, J. (2006) Medical Tourism: Sea, Sun, Sand and .. Surgery. Tourism Management 27,1093–1100.
Cook, P. (2008) What is health and Medical Tourism? Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Australian Sociological Association 2008. Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://www.tasa.org.au/conferencepapers08/Leisure,%20Tourism,%20Travel%20and%20Sport/Cook,%20Peta,%20Session%2038%20PDF.pdf
Cortez N. (2009) International Health Care Convergence: The Benefits and Burdens of Market-Driven Standardization. Wisconsin International Law Journal. 26(3):646-704.
Cortez N. (2010) Recalibrating the Legal Risks of Cross-Border Health Care. Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics. Winter:1-87.
Cortez, N. (2008) Patients without borders: The emerging global market for patients and the evolution of modern health care. Indiana Law Journal (Winter) 83.
Crone R.K. (2008) Flat medicine? Exploring trends in the globalization of health care. Acad Med. Feb;83(2):117-21.
Crooks, V., Kingsbury, P., Snyder, J. and Johnston, R. (2010) ‘What Is Known About the Patient’s Experience of Medical Tourism? A Scoping Review’. BMC Health Services Research, 10(1): 266-277.
Dalstrom, M. D. (2010) Medical migrants in the US-mexico borderlands. The University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee) ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Delmonico F.L. (2009) The Hazards of Transplant Tourism. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. Jan 21.
Deloitte. (2008) Medical Tourism: 2008 Survey of Health Care Consumers. Retrieved 15 Nov 08 from http://www.deloitte.com/dtt/article/0%2C1002%2Ccid%25253D192707%2C00.html
Deloitte. (2009) Medical Tourism: Update and implications. Retrieved 25 Oct 09 from http://www.deloitte.com/view/en_US/us/Industries/Health-Plans-Healthcare-Health-Care/Center-for-Health-Solutions-Health-Plans/article/55d9f278c9184210VgnVCM200000bb42f00aRCRD.htm
Denin, N., Lincoln, Y. (2005) The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research, 3rd Edition. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications Ltd.
Derckx, V. (2006) Expulsion of Illegal Residents (Aliens) with Medical Problems and Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights. European Journal of Health Law 13, 313-319.
Deshpande P, Rodrigues C, Shetty A, Kapadia F, Hedge A, Soman R. (2010) New Delhi Metallo-beta lactamase (NDM-1) in Enterobacteriaceae: treatment options with carbapenems compromised. J Assoc Physicians India. Mar;58:147-9.
Development Research News (2005) The future looks bright for health tourism. Philippine Instituted for Development Studies. 23(5-b) Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://publication.pids.gov.ph/details.phtml?pid=3770.
Didaskalou, E. P. Nastos, A. Matzarakis. (2004) The Development Prospects for Greek Health Tourism and the Role of the Bioclimatic Regime in Greece. In Matzarakis, A., de Freitas, C. and Scott, D. Advances in Tourism Climatology. Freiburg. Pp 149-57. Retrieved 27 Jan 2010 from http://www.mif.uni-freiburg.de/ISB/ws2/report/didaskalou.pdf
Douglas, D. (2007) Is Medical Tourism the Answer? Frontiers of Health Services Management24(2) 35–40.
Dumont, J., and Zurn, P. (2007) OECD International Migration Outlook. (Accessed 06 June 2010)
Dunn, P. (2007) An American in Bangkok. Hospitals and Health Networks 81(11):43.
Dunn, P. (2007) Medical Tourism Takes Flight. Hospitals and Health Networks 40, 44.
Dyer, C. (2003) Swiss parliament may try to ban suicide tourism. BMJ. 1 Feb 2003. 326:242.
Economist. (2007) Sun, Sand and Scalpels. Economist. 3/10/2007. 382:8519, p62.
Eggertson, L. (2006) Wait-list weary Canadians seek treatment abroad, CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, Vol. 174, No. 9, pp. 1247.
Ehrbeck, T., Guevara, C. and Mango, P.D. (2008) Mapping the market for medical travel, The McKinsey Quarterly, May. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from: http://www.medretreat.com/templates/UserFiles/Documents/McKinsey%20Report%20Medical%20Travel.pdf
Einhorn, B. (2008) Outsourcing the Patients. Business Week. Retrieved 18 July 2009 from http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/08_12/b4076036777780.htm?chan=rss_topStories_ssi_5
Eissler, L. A. (2010) The lived experience of seeking health care through medical tourism: An interpretive phenomenological study of Alaskan patients traveling internationally for medical and dental care. University of Hawai'i at Manoa) ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
English, V., Gardner, J., Romano-Critchley, G. and Sommerville, A. (2001) Ethics Briefings. Journal of Medical Ethics 27:284-285.
Enserink M. Selling the Stem Cell Dream. Science. 2006;313:160-3.
Ernst, D. (2006) Medical Tourism: why Americans take medical vacations abroad. Pacific Research Institute 4(9) Retrieved 28 December 2008 from http://liberty.pacificresearch.org/docLib/20070223_hppv4n9_0906.pdf
Evans, R. (2008) Ethnocentrism is an Unacceptable Rational for health Care Policy. American Journal of Transplantation. 8: 1089-1095.
Farrugia A. Globalisation and blood safety. Blood Rev. 2009 May;23(3):123-8.
Feltracco P, Barbieri S, Bertamini F, Michieletto E, and Ori C. (2007) Economy class syndrome: still a recurrent complication of long journeys. Eur J Emerg Med. Apr;14(2):100-3.
Forgoione, D and Smith, P. (2007) Medical Tourism and Its Impact on the US Health Care System. Journal of Health Care Finance; Fall2007, 34(1):27-35.
Frellick, M. (2008) Medical Tourism: Patients jet to foreign locales for surgical procedures and return home for follow-up care. Retrieved 21 December 2008 from http://include.nurse.com/article/20081117/NATIONAL01/111170075/-1/frontpage
Fried, B., and Harris, D. (2007) Managing Healthcare Services in the Global Marketplace.Frontiers of Health Services Management 24(2) 3–18.
Furuya EY, Paez A, Srinivasan A, Cooksey R, Augenbraun M, Baron M (2008) et. al. Outbreak of Mycobacterium abscessus Wound Infections among 'Lipotourists' from the United States Who Underwent Abdominoplasty in the Dominican Republic. CID. 46:1181-8.
Gajic O, Sprung J, Hall BA, and Lightner DJ. (2004) Fatal acute pulmonary embolism in a patient with pelvic lipomatosis after surgery performed after transatlantic airplane travel. Anesth Analog. Oct;99(4):1032-4, table of contents.
Gajic O, Warner DO, Decker PA, Rana R, Bourke DL, and Sprung J. (2005) Long-haul air travel before major surgery: a prescription for thromboembolism? Mayo Clin Proc. Jun;80(6):728-31.
Galland, Z. (2008) Medical Tourism: The Insurance Debate. Business Week. Retrieved 12 December 2008 from http://www.businessweek.com/globalbiz/content/nov2008/gb2008119_571910.htm?chan=globalbiz_special+report+--+asia+medical+tourism_special+report+-+asia+medical+tourism
Ganguly and Pardesi (2007) India Rising: What is New Delhi to Do?, World Policy Journal, Spring, pp. 9-18.
Garraway, J. (2007) Commentary: the greater Caribbean this week: A novel tourism concept. Caribbean NetNews. Retrieved 18 July 2009 from http://www.caribbeannetnews.com/news-3085--6-6--.html
Garud AD. (2005) Medical tourism and its impact on our healthcare. Natl Med J India. Nov-Dec;18(6):318-9.
Garza, A, A. Rodriguez-Lainz, and I. Ornelas. (2004) The Health of the California Region Bordering Mexico. Journal of Immigrant Health. 6(3) 137-144.
Garza, A. M. Stanich, K. Southisombath. (nd) Californians who access health care services in another country. University of California, San Francisco, Fresno. Health and Policy Research Unit. Retrieved 26 Oct 09 from http://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/latinocenter/research/californiahealthcare.pdf/
Geddes CC, Henderson A, Mackenzie P, and Rodger SC. (2008) Outcome of patients from the west of Scotland traveling to Pakistan for living donor kidney transplants. Transplantation. Oct 27;86(8):1143-5.
Geisel, R. W. (2008) Successful medical tourism rests primarily on design. Business Insurance, 42(10):18.
George, B. (2009) Medical tourism in India: A case study of Apollo Hospitals. In: Smith, M., and Puczko, L. (eds) Health and Wellness Tourism. Burlington, MA, Elsevier Science and Technology Books, pp. 367-372.
George, B. and Nedelea, A. (2008) Medical Tourism: The Next Big Thing to Come (September 8, 2008) Retrieved on 28 Dec 2008 from http://ssrn.com/abstract=1264925
George, B. and Nedelea, A. (2009) Medical tourism: an analysis with special reference to its current practice in India, International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, Vol. 1, No. 2, ps. 173-182.
George, B. and T. Henthome (2009) The Incorporation of Telemedicine with Medical Tourism. Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management 18(5)512-5-22.
Gilbert (2006) Good Urban Governance: Evidence from a Model City?, Bulletin of Latin American Research, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 392–419
Global Advisory Services. (2004) Healing in Paradise: A Strategy for cultivating health and wellness tourism in Hawaii. Business Plan Report presented to the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Retrieved 2 Jan 2009 from http://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/documents_upload_path/reports/HTAPRO-Report-05-31-2004.pdf
Gonzales, A., L. Brenzel, and J Sancho. (2001) Health Tourism and Related Services: Caribbean Development and International Trade. Retrieved 27 Jan 2010 from http://www.iadb.org/intal/intalcdi/PE/2009/03451.pdf
Goodrich, J. (1990) Socialist Cuba: a study of health tourism, Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 36-41.
Goodrich, J. (1993) Health-care tourism in the Caribbean in D. Gayle and J. Goodrich (eds.) Tourism marketing and management in the Caribbean. NY, NY: Routledge. P122-128.
Goodrich, J. (1994) Health Tourism: a new positioning strategy for tourist destinations. Journal of International Consumer Marketing. 6(3):227-238.
Gopol, R. (2008) The Key Issues and Challenges in medical Tourism sector in India (A Hospital Perspective) Presented at the Conference on tourism in India-Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/575/1/331-+335+Dr.+R+Gopal.pdf
Grant, L. (2009) Reproductive tourism: The case of India A feminist critical discourse analysis of Indian gestational surrogacy tourism. Lakehead University (Canada)) ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Gray, H., and Poland, S. (2008) Medical tourism: Crossing borders to access health care. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 18(2) 193–201.
Green S. (2008) Medical Tourism--A Potential Growth Factor in Infection Medicine and Public Health. Journal of Infection. 57(5):429.
Greenberg, B. (2006) Have Ailment, Will Travel. The Los Angeles Daily News. 7 August 2006.
Guiry, Michael (2010), Brand Positioning in the Medical Tourism Industry: A Brand Personality Perspective. International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research, 2 (1), 20-37.
Guiry, M., and Vequist, D. (2011) The role of personal values in determining U.S. medical tourists’ expectations and perceptions of healthcare facility service quality: An exploratory investigation. Journal Of Tourism Challenges And Trends III(2) p151-161.
Guiry, M. and Vequist, D. (2011a) Traveling Abroad for Medical Care: U.S. Medical Tourists' Expectations and Perceptions of Service Quality. Health Marketing Quarterly, Jul-Sep, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p253-269.
Hadi, A. (2009) Globalization, medical tourism and health equity. Paper presented at the Symposium on Implications of Medical Tourism for Canadian Health and Health Policy on November 13, 2009 in Ottawa, Canada. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from http://www.globalhealthequity.ca/electronic%20library/Hadi%20Globalization%20Medical%20Tourism.pdf
Hall, C. M. (2011) "Health and medical tourism: a kill or cure for global public health?", Tourism Review, Vol. 66 Iss: 1/2, pp.4 - 15
Hall, C. M., James, M. (2011) Medical tourism: emerging biosecurity and nosocomial issues, Tourism Review, Vol. 66 Iss: 1/2, pp.118 - 126
Hamilton, J. (2007) Medical Tourism Creates Thai Doctor Shortage. Retrieved 8 March 2008 from http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=16735157
Hancock, D. (2006) The Complete Medical Tourist: Your guide to inexpensive dental cosmetic and medical surgery abroad. United Kingdom: John Blake.
Handschin, A., A. Banic, and M. Constantinescu (2007) Pulmonary Embolism after Plastic Surgery Tourism. Clinical Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis. 13(3): 340.
Hanna S, Saksena J, Legge S, and Ware H. (2009) Sending NHS patients for operations abroad: is the holiday over? Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 91:128-30.
Hanson, F. (2008) A revolution in Healthcare: Medicine meets the marketplace. Public Affairs Review, 59:4.
Harling, R., Turbitt D, Millar M, Ushiro-Lumb I, Lacey S, Xavier G, and et. al. (2007) Passage from India: an outbreak of hepatitis B linked to a patient who acquired infection from health care overseas. Public Health. Oct;121(10):734-41.
Hay, B. (2001) New tourism market: health and well being holidays. Countryside Tourism 9(2):14-16.
Hazarika, I. (2009) Medical tourism: its potential impact on the health workforce and health systems in India. Health Policy Plan. Nov 19. 30
Healthcare Financial Management. (2009) Insurers pay for surgical procedures abroad. (Medical Tourism)(Brief article) Healthcare Financial Management 63.1 (Jan 2009): 12(1)
Helmy, E., and Travers, R. (2009) Towards the Development of Egyptian Medical Tourism Sector. Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, 20(2) 419-439.
Henderson J. (2003) Healthcare tourism in South East Asia, Tourism Review International, Vol. 7 Nos. 3/4, pp. 111-121
Henderson J. (2004) Paradigm shifts: National tourism organisations and education and healthcare tourism. The case of Singapore, Tourism and Hospitality Research, Vol. 5 No. 2, pp. 170-180
Herman, L. (2009) 'Assessing international trade in health services', ECIPE Working Paper 03/2009. Retrieved 1 Feb 10 from http://www.ecipe.org/publications/ecipe-working-papers/assessing-international-trade-in-healthcare-services/PDF
Herrick, D. (2007) Medical Tourism: Global Competition in Health Care. National Center for Policy Analysis Retrieved from http://www.ncpa.org/pub/st/st304/.
Higgins R, West N, Fletcher S, Stein A, Lam F, and Kashi H. (2003) Kidney transplantation in patients travelling from the UK to India or Pakistan. Nephrol Dial Transplant. Apr;18(4):851-2.
Hilts, P. (1992) Quality and low cost of medical care lure Americans to Mexican doctors. New York Times. Retrieved 18 July 2009 from http://www.nytimes.com/1992/11/23/us/quality-and-low-cost-of-medical-care-lure-americans-to-mexican-doctors.html
Hoheb, C. (2008) The Link Between Spa and Medical Tourism. Les Nouvelles Esthetiques and Spa. December pp 131-134. Retrieved 26 October 09 from http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e426cf6b#/e426cf6b/1
Hopkins, L., Labonte, R., Runnels, V. And Packer, C. (2009) Medical tourism today: A narrative review of existing knowledge. Paper presented at the Symposium on the Implications of Medical Tourism for Canadian Health Policy, 13 November, Ottawa. Retrieved 13 Dec 2010 from: http://www.globalhealthequity.ca/electronic%20library/Medical%20Tourism%20Final%20Draft%20November%202009.pdf
Horowitz, M., and Rosensweig, J. (2007) Medical Tourism– Health Care in the Global Economy. The Physician Executive (November–December) 24–30.
Horowitz, M., Rosensweig, J. and Jones, C. (2007) Medical Tourism: globalization of the healthcare marketplace. MedGenMed, 13 November 2007. Second International Economic Conference. University of Kaposvar. Hungary. April 2009. Pp 693-99. Retrieved 30 Jan 09 from http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmedandpubmedid=18311383
Horvath, A. and Z. Arpasi. (2009) The Characteristics of the Development of the South Great Plain Region with Regard to the Health Tourism Sector. Retrieved 27 Jan 2010 from http://kk2009.ke.hu/cikkek/Arpasi.pdf
Howze, K. (2007) Note: Medical Tourism: Symptom or Cure? Georgia Law Review 41(3) 1013–1051.
Hufbauer, G. and Stephenson, S. (2007) Services Trade: Past Liberalization and Future Challenges, Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 605–630
Huff-Rouselle, M, Shepherd, C., Cushman, R., Imrie, J. and Lalta, S. (1995) Prospects for Health Tourism Exports for the English-Speaking Caribbean. World Bank. Retrieved 2 Jan 2009 from http://www.ssds.net/ssds-products/health-tourism-rev1.doc
Hunter, D., and Oultram, S. (2010) The ethical and policy implications of rogue medical tourism Global Social Policy 10(297) 297-299.
Hutchinson, B. (2005) Medical Tourism Growing Worldwide, U Daily (University of Delaware) July 25, 2005. Retrieved 15 May 2008 from http://www.udel.edu/PR/UDaily/2005/mar/tourism072505.html.
Hyo-mi, K. (2008) Medical Tourism in Cuba. Student paper at University of Arizona. Retrieved 18 July 2009 from http://next.eller.arizona.edu/courses/student_papers/Fall%2008%20ENTR-MGM%20489%20589/Final%20Papers/Hyo%20Kim.pdf
Ikkos, A. (2002) Health Tourism: a new challenge in tourism. Retrieved 7 Jan 09 from http://www.gbrconsulting.gr/articles/Health%20Tourism%20-%20a%20new%20challenge.pdf
Inhorn MC, and Patrizio P. (2009) Rethinking reproductive "tourism" as reproductive "exile". Fertil Steril. Sep;92(3):904-6.
Ivanovski N, Masin J, Rambabova-Busljetic I, Pusevski V, Dohcev S, Ivanovski O, and et. al. (2010) The outcome of commercial kidney transplant tourism in Pakistan. Clin Transplant. Jul 6.
Iverson, Ronald E.(2010) Surgery Facilities Resources, Inc./AAAASFI Expands International Accreditation into New Markets. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 34(6) pp 758-759. doi: 10.1007/s00266-010-9547-1. Retrieved from: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/0cp7q0qc
Jeevan R, and Armstrong A. (2008) Cosmetic tourism and the burden on the NHS. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. Dec;61(12):1423-4.
Johnson, L. (2008) Americans look abroad to save on health care. Retrieved on 18 July 2009 from http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/08/03/BUGA121GPF.DTLandtype=health
Johnson, O. (2002) Bogota launches health tourism project. BMJ 6 July 2002. 325:10. Retrieved 30 Jan 09 from http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmedandpubmedid=12102070
Johnston, R., Crooks, V.A., Snyder, J., Kingsbury, P. (2010) ‘What Is Known About the Effects of Medical Tourism in Destination and Departure Countries? A Scoping Review’. International Journal for Equity in Health, 9(1): 24-36.
Joint Commission International (2008) JCI. Retrieved 15 Feb 2008 from http://www.jointcommissioninternational.org
Jones JW, and McCullough LB. (2007) What to do when a patient's international medical care goes south. J Vasc Surg. Nov;46(5):1077-9.
Jones, C., and Keith, L. (2006) Medical Tourism and Reproductive Outsourcing: The dawning of a new paradigm for health care. International Journal of Fertility and Women’s Medicine 51(6) 251–255.
Judkins, G. (2007) Persistence of the U. S.--Mexico Border: Expansion of Medical-Tourism amid Trade Liberalization. Journal of Latin American Geography, 6(2) pp. 11-32.
Kaba, M. (2007) Social and Health Care Access for the Physically Disabled in 19th Century French-Speaking Switzerland: A Double process of Exclusion and Integration. Hygiea Internationalis 2007 6(1):67-77.
Kalshetti, P. and Pillai, D. (2008) Tourism Products Development and management Medical Tourism-A shifting Paradigm. Presented at the Conference on Tourism in India-Challenges Ahead Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/handle/2259/582
Kangas B. (2002) Therapeutic itineraries in a global world: Yemenis and their search for biomedical treatment abroad. Med Anthropol. Jan-Mar;21(1):35-78.
Kangas, B. (2007) Hope from abroad in the international medical travel of Yemeni patients. Anthropology and Medicine 14(3) 293–305.
Karp, L. (2008) Medical Travel: global Impact and Local Response. Health Policy newsletter 21(4) Retrieved 22 Mar 09 from http://jdc.jefferson.edu/hpn/vol21/iss4/6/
Karuvelil Varkey, J. (2010) Justice issues in basic health care and the challenge of genetic medicines: A catholic perspective for the indian context. School of Theology and Ministry) ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Katz, S., Cardiff, K., Pascali, M., Barer, M., and Evans, R (2002) Phantoms In the Snow: Canadians use of health care services in the United States. Health Affairs. 21, 19-31.
Kaur, J., Sundar, G. H., Vaidya, D. and Bhargava, S. (2007) Health Tourism in India growth and Opportunities. Presented at the International Conference on Marketing and Society. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/579/1/369-379+Joseph+Cherukara.pdf
Kay, . (2007) Healthcare marketing: what is salient?, International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2007, pp. 247-263
Kazemi, Z. (2008) Study of the effective factors for attracting medical tourism in Iran. Master Thesis Lulea University of Technology. Retrieved 22 Mar 09 from http://epubl.ltu.se/1653-0187/2008/021/LTU-PB-EX-08021-SE.pdf
Kher, U. (2006) Outsourcing Your Heart. Time.com. 21 May 2006. Retrieved 6 September 2006 from http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1196429,00.html
Kiatpongsan S, and Sipp D. (2009) Medicine. Monitoring and regulating offshore stem cell clinics. Science. Mar 20;323(5921):1564-5.
Klaus, M. (2006) Outsourcing Vital Operations: What If U.S. Health Care Costs Drive Patients Overseas for Surgery? Quinnipiac Health Law Journal 9(219) 235–37.
Knopper, M. (2008) Medical Tourism Promotes RandR (Rest and Recuperation) Clinician Reviews. 18(5) pp8-9.
Kogan (2006) Rediscovering the Value of Intellectual Property Rights: How Brazil‘s Recognition and Protection of Foreign IPRs Can Stimulate Domestic Innovation and Generate Economic Growth, International Journal of Economic Development, Vol. 8, No. 1-2, pp. 15-678
Konyves, E., A. Muller, R. and Szabo. (2005) Possibilities of health tourism in North Plain Region (Hungary) Retrieved 15 May 09 from http://anale.steconomice.evonet.ro/arhiva/2005/turism-durabil/1.pdf
Kranhold K. (1997) U.S. Arrests 19 in Alleged Scheme to Bilk Insurers. Wall Street Journal. October 15:1.
Krishna BV. (2010) New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamases: a wake-up call for microbiologists. Indian J Med Microbiol. Jul-Sep;28(3):265-6.
Kumarasamy KK, Toleman MA, Walsh TR, Bagaria J, Butt F, Balakrishnan R, and et. al. (2010) Emergence of a new antibiotic resistance mechanism in India, Pakistan, and the UK: a molecular, biological, and epidemiological study. Lancet Infect Dis. Sep;10(9):597-602. 31
Kumarasamy, K.K., Toleman, M.A., Walsh, T.R., Bagaria, J., Butt, F., Balakrishnan, R., Chaudhary, U., Doumith, M., Giske, C.G., and Irfan, S. (2010) Emergence of a New Antibiotic Resistance Mechanism in India, Pakistan, and the UK: A Molecular, Biological, and Epidemiological Study. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 10(9): 597-602.
Laesser, C. (2011) Health travel motivation and activities: insights from a mature market Switzerland, Tourism Review, Vol. 66 Iss: 1/2, pp.83 - 89
Lagace, M. (2007) The Rise of Medical Tourism. Harvard Business School: Working Knowledge. Retrieved from http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/5814.html.
Lagiewski, R. (2008) Medical Tourism: perspectives and applications for destination development. RIT Digital Media Library. Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from https://ritdml.rit.edu/dspace/bitstream/1850/7334/1/Lagiewski2008.pdf
Lam, Ching-Chi, du Cros, H., and Vong, T. (2011) Macao's potential for developing regional Chinese medical tourism, Tourism Review, Vol. 66 Iss: 1/2, pp.68 - 82
Lapostolle F, Surget V, Borron SW, Desmaizieres M, Sordelet D, Lapandry C, and et. al. (2001) Severe pulmonary embolism associated with air travel. N Engl J Med. Sep 13;345(11):779-83.
Leahy, A. (2008) Editorial. Surgeon (October) 260-261.
Lee JY, Kearns R, and Friesen W. (2010) Seeking affective health care: Korean immigrants' use of homeland medical services. Health and Place. 16:108-15. 28
Lee, C. (2007) Just What the Doctor Ordered: Easy Travel to Emerging Economies with Cheaper Medical Costs Turns Medical Tourism into Big Business. Monash Business Review 3(3) 10–13.
Lee, C. (2008) Medical tourism, an emerging international business. Monash Business Review, Issue eight. Retrieved 20 March 09 from http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/mbr/assets/issue-eight/final-medical-tourism.pdf
Lee, C. and M. Spisto. (2007) Medical Tourism, the future of health services. Going for Gold Best Practices in Ed. and Public. Department of Business Management, National Sun Yat-sen University. Retrieved 23 Mar 09 from http://www.bm.nsysu.edu.tw/tutorial/iylu/12th%20ICIT/07-07.pdf
Leng, C.H. (2010) Medical Tourism and the State in Malaysia and Singapore. Global Social Policy, 10(3): 336-357.
Leong, P. (2008) Offshore outsourcing in the Dental Industry. Student paper at University of Arizona. Retrieved 18 July 2009 from http://next.eller.arizona.edu/courses/student_papers/Fall%2008%20ENTR-MGM%20489%20589/Final%20Papers/Paul%20Leong.pdf
Lewis, M. (2008) Medical Tourism//the numbers. Medical Economics, October 3, 2008, p8.
Lluberas, G. (2001) Medical Tourism. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 12(1):66.
Lunt N, and Carrera P. (2010) Medical tourism: Assessing the evidence on treatment abroad. Maturitas. Feb 23.
Lunt N, Hardey M, and Mannion R. (2010) Nip, Tuck and Click: Medical Tourism and the Emergence of Web-Based Health Information. The Open Medical Informatics Journal. 4:1-11.
Lunt, N., Carrera, P. (2011) Systematic review of web sites for prospective medical tourists, Tourism Review, Vol. 66 Iss: 1/2, pp.57 - 67
MacReady N. (2007) Developing countries court medical tourists. The Lancet. 369:1849-50.
Mainil, T., Vincent Platenkamp, V., Meulemans, H. (2011) The discourse of medical tourism in the media, Tourism Review, Vol. 66 Iss: 1/2, pp.31 - 44
Marcelo, R. (2003) India Fosters Growing Medical Tourism Sector. The Financial Times. 2 July 2003. Retrieved from http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/display.article?id=2016.
Marlowe, J. and Sullivan, P. (2007) Medical Tourism: The Ultimate Outsourcing, Human Resource Planning, June, Vol. 30, Iss. 2, pp. 8-10
Martin, D. (2010) Medical travel and the sale of human biological materials: Suggestions for ethical policy development. Global Social Policy 10(3) 377–395.
Martin, D., Ramamonjiarivelo, Z., and Martin, W. (2011) MEDTOUR: a scale for measuring medical tourism intentions, Tourism Review, Vol. 66 Iss: 1/2, pp.45 - 56
Mattoo, A., and Rathindran, R. (2005) Does Health Insurance Impede Trade in Health Care Services? World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 3667(July) 1-35.
McCallum, B. T., and Jacoby, P. F. (2007) Medical outsourcing: Reducing clients' health care risks. Journal of Financial Planning, 20(10):60.
McGinley, L (2008) Health Matters: the next wave of medical tourists might include you. Retrieved 18 July 2009 from http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120283288380762505.html
McLean RA, Blackwell JL, and Stoskopf CH. (2006) Accreditation across cultures: a case study. J Allied Health. Summer;35(2):121-3.
McQueen, M. P. (2008) Paying workers to go abroad for health care. Wall Street Journal, pp. B.9. 30 September 2008.
Mecir, A. and Greider, K. (2007) Traveling for Treatment. Retrieved 15 March 2008 from http://www.aarp.org/bulletin/yourhealth/traveling_for_treatment.html
Meghani, Z. (2011) A Robust, Particularist Ethical Assessment of Medical Tourism. Developing World Bioethics, 11(1): 16-29.
Meleigy, M. (2007) Medical visas mark growth of Indian medical tourism. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, March 2007:164-166.
Melendez, J. (2008) Medical tourism: A study of the use of the Mexican health care system by winter Texans. The University of Texas - Pan American) ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Merion RM, Barnes AD, Lin M, Ashby VB, McBride V, Ortiz-Rios E, and et. al. (2008) Transplants in Foreign Countries Among Patients Removed from the US Transplant Waiting List. Am J Transplant. Apr;8(4 Pt 2):988-96.
Milstein, A. and M. Smith. (2007) Will the Surgical World Become Flat? Health Affairs V26, no 1. P137-141
Milstein, A., and Smith, M. (2006) America’s New Refugees—Seeking Affordable Surgery Offshore. New England Journal of Medicine 355(16)1637–1640.
Mirrer-Singer, P. (2007) Note: Medical malpractice overseas: The legal uncertainty surroundingmedical tourism. Law and Contemporary Problems 70(2) 211–32.
Mitchell, S. (2007) Standards and Accreditation for Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development- May 2007 Cayman Islands.
Mitka, M. (2009) Surgical tourism: some US patients travel abroad for less costly surgery. JAMA. Oct 14;302(14):1519.
Mitman, G. (2003) Hay Fever Holiday: Health, Leisure, and Place in Gilded-Age America. Bulletin of Historic Medicine. 77:600-635.
Moazam F, Zaman RM, and Jafarey AM. (2009) Conversations with kidney vendors in Pakistan: an ethnographic study. Hastings Cent Rep. May-Jun;39(3):29-44.
Moncrieff, A. (2009) Federalization snowballs: The need for national action in medical malpractice reform. Columbia Law Review 109, 844.
Moore JD, Jr. (1998) Going global. JCAHO to accredit foreign healthcare organizations. Mod Healthc. Apr 6; 28(14):44, 6.
Morris, E. (2008) Reproductive Tourism and the Role of the European Union. Chicago Journal of International Law 8(2) 701–13.
Mueller, H. and Kaufmann, E. (2001) Wellness tourism: market analysis of a special health tourism segment and implications for the hotel industry, Journal of Vacation Marketing, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 5-17.
Muir A., and Weinbren MJ. (2010) New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase: a cautionary tale. J Hosp Infect. Jul;75(3):239-40.
Mulay, S., and Gibson, E. (2006) Marketing of assisted human reproduction and the Indian state. Development 49(4) 84–93.
Murugan, A. (2008) Medical Tourism: Opportunities and Challenges in Tamil Nadu. Presented at the Conference on Tourism in India- Challenges Ahead. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/580/1/380-404+Annamalai+Murugan.pdf
Mutchnick, I., Stern, D. and Moyer, C. (2005) Trading Health Services Across Borders: GATS, Markets, and Caveats, 24 Health Affairs. W5-42, W5-44.
Nagarajan, G. (2004) Dissertation on Medical tourism in India. Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. Retrieved 27 Jan 2010 from http://www.arengufond.ee/upload/Editor/teenused/Tervise%20lugemine/India%20medical%20tourism_GowriShankaNagarajan.pdf
Naqvi SA, Ali B, Mazhar F, Zafar MN, and Rizvi SA. (2007) A socioeconomic survey of kidney vendors in Pakistan. Transpl Int. Nov;20(11):934-9.
Naqvi SA, Rizvi SA, Zafar MN, Ahmed E, Ali B, Mehmood K, and et. al. (2008) Health status and renal function evaluation of kidney vendors: a report from Pakistan. Am J Transplant. Jul;8(7):1444-50.
Neal C. (2007) Outsourcing Surgery, National Public Radio, Talk of the Nation, March 8, 2007. Retrieved from http://www.npr.org/blogs/talk/2007/03/outsourcing_surgery.html.
Neelakantan, S. (2003) India’s Global Ambition. Far Eastern Economic Review. 3 Nov 2003, 166, 44, pp52-54.
Newman M, Camberos A, and Ascherman J. (2005) Mycobacteria absessus Outbreak in US Patients Linked to Offshore Surgicenter. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 55(1):107-10.
Newman M, Camberos A, Clynes N, and Ascherman J. (2005) Outbreak of Atypical Mycobacteria Infections in U.S. Patients Traveling Abroad for Cosmetic Surgery. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 115(3):964-5.
Nichter (2006) Anthropology and Global Health: Reflections of a Scholar-Activist, India Review, Vol. 5, No. 3–4, July/October, pp. 343–371
Ninian, A. (2008) Medical Tourism. Contemporary Review 290 pp486-492.
Nolan, J. and M. Schneider. (2006) Miracles in the Mountains: Medical Tourism in Rural Arkansas Ozark and Ouachita Mountains. In Reimagining and Sustaining Communities in a Globalizing World, edited by Betty J. Duggan and Steven Folmar. Athens: University of Georgia Press. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://www.cast.uark.edu/ar_tourism/content/Miracles_Mountains.pdf
Novotny, Thomas E; Mordini, Emilio; Chadwick, Ruth; Pedersen, J. Martin; Fabbri, Fabrizio; Lie, Reidar; and et. al.(2006) Bioethical Implications of Globalization: An International Consortium Project of the European Commission.PLoS Medicine, Volume 3(Issue 2) UC San Francisco: Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education. Retrieved from: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/7wm320kr
O’Connell, B. (2007) Have teeth will travel: dental tourism informing the public. Journal of the Irish Dental Association. 53(4)180-183. Retrieved 28 Oct 09 from http://dentist.ie/resources/jida/articles/2007/JIDA_Winter07.pdf
O’Reilly, S. and C. Lamb. (2006) The Allure of Medical Tourism. TerraDaily.com. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://www.terradaily.com/reports/The_Allure_Of_Medical_Tourism_999.html
O'Connor A. (1997) Arraigned in Cross-Border Fraud Scheme. Los Angeles Times. October 16:23.
Ono, M. (2008) Long-Stay Tourism and International Retirement Migration: Japanese Retirees in Malaysia, In Yamashita and et. al., (Eds). Transnational Migration in East Asia. Senri Ethnological Reports, 77: 151-162.
Padilla BS. (2009) Regulated compensation for kidney donors in the Philippines. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. Apr;14(2):120-3.
Pai, H. (2008) Watts v. Bedford Primary Care Trust: The Uncertain Prognosis for Health Tourism in the European Union. Loy LA International and Comp Law Review V29: pp 553 – 568.
Papandropoulis, A. (2000) Medical Tourism and its great importance for Greece. Trade with Greece. No. 19 November 2000. Retrieved 30 Jan 09 from http://www.acci.gr/trade/No19/84.pdf
Parker, T. (2006) The Future of Medicine: Natural Doctors International, Journal of the American Herbalists Guild 6(2) 32-34
Parshall, A. (1995) Controversy over psychiatric tourism. BMJ. 9 December 1995. 311:1567.
Patnser, B. (2008) Medical Tourism: A serious business undergoing serious change Health Law Perspectives January. Retrieved 27 January 2010 from https://www.law.uh.edu/healthlaw/perspectives/2008/%28BP%29%20med%20tourism.pdf
Pennings, G. (2002) Reproductive tourism as moral pluralism in motion. Journal of Medical Ethics. 28:337-41
Pennings, G. (2004) Legal harmonization and reproductive tourism in Europe. Human Reproduction 19(12) 2689–2694.
Pennings, G. (2007) Ethics without boundaries: Medical Tourism. In: Ashcroft, E., Dawson, A., Draper, H., McMillan, J., Wiley, J., and Sons, Ashcroft, R. E., Dawson, A., Draper, H., and McMillan, J. R. (eds) Principles of Health Care Ethics, pp. 505–510.
Phua, K. (nd) Cross-Border medical Tourism: A typology and implications for the public and private medical care sectors in the south-east Asian region (PowerPoint Presentation) Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from www.pitt.edu/~super7/33011-34001/33501.ppt
Piazolo, M., and Zanca, N. (2010) The Economics of Medical Tourism: a case study for the USA and India. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Management, Enterprise and Benchmarking, June 4-5, 2010 Budapest, Hungary.
Poirel L, Lagrutta E, Taylor P, Pham J, and Nordmann P. (2010) Emergence of metallo-sslactamase NDM-1-producing multidrug resistant Escherichia coli in Australia. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. Sep 7.
Porter, B. W.; and Porter, A. M. (2008) 'Taking in the waters' at LaDuke Hot Springs Resort: Early 20th century medical tourism in Montana. Expedition, 50(1) 8 - 16.
Prasad, C.B. (2007) Medical Tourism Industry Advantage India. Presented at the Conference on Global Competition and Competitiveness of India Corporate. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://dspace.iimk.ac.in/bitstream/2259/483/1/255-260+.pdf
Price, J. (2006) Under the knife overseas. The Washington Times. 3 December 2006. Retrieved 29 Dec 2008 from http://washingtontimes.com/news/2006/dec/03/20061203-123704-6027r/
Radcliffe-Richards J, Daar AS, Guttmann RD, Hoffenberg R, Kennedy I, Lock M, and et. al. (1998) The case for allowing kidney sales. International Forum for Transplant Ethics. Lancet. Jun 27;351(9120):1950-2.
Rahim, S. (2007) QandA: Preparing for a Surgery Abroad. Retrieved 8 March 2008 from http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=16296677
Ramirez de Arellano, A. (2007) Patients Without Borders: the Emergence of Medical Tourism. International Journal of Health Services 37(1) 193–198.
Rarick, C. (2005) The Rise in International Health Care Tourism (May 20, 2005) Retrieved 28 Dec 08 from http://ssrn.com/abstract=1112464
Rasheed and Gilley (2005) Outsourcing: National- and Firm-Level Implications, Thunderbird International Business Review, September–October 2005, Vol. 47, No. 5, pp. 513–528
Ray, S. and Teckchandani, A. (2008) Indian Hotel Industry – Strategy Building for Utilizing Unparalleled Growth Potential. The Icfaian Journal of Management Research, Vol. VII, No. 5, pp. 64-78
Reed CM. (2008) Medical tourism. Med Clin North Am. Nov;92(6):1433-46, xi.
Reed, C. (2009) Medical Tourism, Chapter 2: the Pre-Travel Consultation Counseling and Advice for Travelers. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved 18 Oct 09 from http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/2010/chapter-2/Medical-tourism.aspx
Rhea, S. (2008) Medical migration. Modern Healthcare, 38(18) 6.
Richman, B., Udayakumar, K., Mitchell, W. and Schulman, K. (2008) Lessons from India in organizational innovation: A tale of two heart hospitals, Health Affairs, 27, no. 5: 1260-1270.
Ringer, G. (2007) Healthy spaces, healing places sharing experiences of wellness tourism in Oregon, USA. Selective Tourism: The Journal for Tourist Theory and Practice 1(1):29-39.
Rising, K. (2007) Medical Tourism: The American Invasion MDNG. 9:5 May 2007, p24-25.
Robinson, L. (1997) A vacation in Havana: Sun, fun and surgery. US News and World Report, 5 May 1997, 122(17)42-43.
Rogers, D. (2007) Faulty control on biowaste creates a lurking health danger. Retrieved 26 March 2008 from http://www.amcostarica.com/060707.htm#32
Rotenberk, L. (2008) Medical tourism. As the world flattens, US hospitals expand their global reach. Hospitals and Health Networks June 2008. 82(6)14.
Rowley and Warner (2006) Business and Management in South East Asia: Studies in Diversity and Dynamism, Asia Pacific Business Review, Vol. 12, No. 4, October, pp. 389–401
Roy, T. (2008) Medical Tourism. Student Paper at Univ. of Arizona. Retrieved 18 July 2009 from http://next.eller.arizona.edu/courses/student_papers/Fall%2007%20ENTR-MGMT%20489-589/Papers/Trisha_Roy_ENTR_589_Final_Paper.pdf
Rutherford, A. S. (2009) India health: Impact of medical tourism facilities on state health and economy. Political Science) ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Salter B, Cooper M, Dickins A, and Cardo V. (2007) Stem cell science in India: emerging economies and the politics of globalization. Regen Med. Jan;2(1):75-89.
Sando, S. (2007) The next tourist attraction: medical tourism in India. Student paper at University of Arizona. Retrieved 15 May 2009 from ttp://next.eller.arizona.edu/courses/student_papers/Spring%2007%20MAP489/papers/entr%20489%20med%20tourism%20paper.pdf
Sausmarez (2007) The Potential for Tourism in Post-crisis Recovery: Lessons from Malaysia’s Experience of the Asian Financial Crisis, Asia Pacific Business Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, April, pp. 277–299
Scheper-Hughes N. (2000) The Global Traffic in Human Organs1. Curr Anthropol. Apr;41(2):191-224.
Scheper-Hughes N. (2003) Keeping an eye on the global traffic in human organs. 2003 May 10;361(9369):1645-8.
Scheper-Hughes, N. (2002) The Ends of the Body: Commodity fetishism and the global traffic in organs. SAIS Review 22(1) 61–80.
Schneider, D. F. (1988) The effect of tourism on emergency medical services: The new jersey shore. Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick) ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Schroth, L., and Khawahja, R. (2007) Globalization of Health Care. Frontiers of Health Services Management 24(2) 19–30.
Sellars C. (2006) Cross border access to healthcare services within the European Union. World Hosp Health Serv. 42(1):23-5.
Semuels, A. (2007) Surgery and sightseeing, in one trip. LA times. Retrieved 29 December 2008 from http://articles.latimes.com/2007/oct/21/business/fi-sunprofile21
Sen Gupta A. (2008) Medical tourism in India: winners and losers. Indian J Med Ethics. Jan-Mar;5(1):4-5.
Seng (2005) State–Civil Society Relations and Tourism: Singaporeanizing Tourists, Touristifying Singapore, SOJOURN, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 249–272
Seth, R. (2006) Medical Tourism: Hidden dimensions. Express Hospitality. Retrieved 18 July 2009 from http://www.expresshospitality.com/20060630/market08.shtml
Shaikh, Z., and Khan, G. (2006) A Case Study on Medical Tourism in Hyderabad City. Indmedica Cyber Lectures. Retrieved 30 Jan 09 from http://cyberlectures.indmedica.com/show/235/1/A_Case_Study_on_Medical_Tourism_in_Hyderabad_City
Sharma (2000) “India to put traditional therapies alongside mainstream medicine”, The Lancet, Vol. 356, November 11th
Shearmur, J. (2008) The Real Body Shop, Part 2: Spare Parts. Policy, Vol. 24, No. 1, Autumn Issue, pp. 25-29
Shimazono, Y. (2007) The state of the international organ trade: a provisional picture based on integration of available information. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 85(12) 955–962.
Shroder S. (2009) Four accused in surgery scheme. The San Diego Union-Tribune. April 25:B3.
Smerd, J. (2008) Large companies hopping aboard medical tourism. Workforce Management, 87(11):8.
Smith E, Behrmann J, Martin C, and Williams-Jones B. (2009) Reproductive Tourism in Argentina: Clinic Accreditation and Its Implications for Consumers, Health Professionals and Policy Makers. Dev World Bioeth. Jun 8.
Smith, A. (2009) Need Surgery? Try the Heartland. Washington Post. Retrieved 20 January 09 from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/03/AR2009010300030.html
Smith, G. (2006) The Globalization of Health Care: Can Medical Tourism Reduce Health Care Costs June 27, 2006. Retrieved 15 Feb 2008 from http://aging.senate.gov/hearing_detail.cfm?id=270728and
Smith, M. and C. Kelly (2006) Wellness Tourism. Tourism Recreation Research 31(1):1-4. Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://www.trrworld.org/issues31-1.html.
Smith, P. and D. Forgione. (2008) Global outsourcing of healthcare: A medical tourism decision model. UTSA College of Business Working Paper Series. Retrieved 22 Mar 09 from http://business.utsa.edu/wps/acc/0033ACC-205-2008.pdf
Snyder, J. and Crooks, V. (2010) ‘Medical Tourism and Bariatric Surgery: More Moral Challenges’. The American Journal of Bioethics, 10(12): 28-30.
Snyder, J., Crooks, V., Johnston, R., Kingsbury, P. (2011) ‘The Patient’s Physician One-Step Removed: The Evolving Roles of Medical Tourism Facilitators’. Journal of Medical Ethics. Access published April 8, 2011, doi: 10.1136/jme.2011.042374
Snyder, J., Crooks, V., Turner, L. (2010) ‘Issues and Challenges in Research on the Ethics of Medical Tourism: Reflections From a Conference’. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 8(1): 3-6.
Snyder, J., Crooks, V.A., Johnston, R., Kingsbury, P. (in press) ‘What Do We Know About Canadian Involvement in Medical Tourism? A Scoping Review’. Open Medicine.
Sobo, E. (2009) Medical Travel: What it means, Why in Matters. Medical Anthropology. 28(4):326-335.
Sood, A., and Cox, E. (2008) Medical Tourism—A Strategy for Containing Health Care Cost Increases and Immigration Pull. Working Papers in Global Studies 2 (September) 1-8.
Spece, R.G. (2010) ‘Medical Tourism: Protecting Patients From Conflicts of Interest in Broker’s Fees Paid by Foreign Providers’. Journal of Health and Biomedical Law, 6: 1-36.
Stackpole, I and E. Ziemba. (2008) Recreational and Medical Tourism and Retirement Living: Opportunities and Challenges for Tourism Professionals. Stackpole and Associates. Retrieved 20 Jan 09 from http://www.stackpoleassociates.com/resources/articles/recreation-medical-tourism.pdf
Stephens, S. (2008) Healing the World: Reverse medical Tourism. Magazine of Physical Therapy. September 2008 16(9):26-29.
Stephenson (2009) Reproductive Outsourcing to India: WTO Obligations in the Absence of U.S. National Legislation. Journal of World Trade, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 189-208
Storrow, R. (2005) The Handmaid's Tale of Fertility Tourism: Passports and Third Parties in the Religious Regulation of Assisted Conception. Texas Wesleyan Law Review, Vol. 12, p. 189.
Subbaraman, R. (2007) Medical Tourists and Medical Refugees. Infochange Retrieved 10 Aug 09 from http://infochangeindia.org/200706216346/Other/Analysis/Medical-tourists-and-medical-refugees.html
Suchdev, P, K. Ahrens, E. Click, L. Macklin, D. Evangelista and E. Graham. (2007) A Model for Sustainable Short-term International Medical Trips. Ambulatory Pediatrics 7:317-320.
Surgery Insure.com. (2008) Insure.com: the doctor is in .. 9,000 miles away. Insurance in the age of medical tourism Blood Weekly, 573. Retrieved January 13, 2009, from ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source database. (Document ID: 1584663631)
Sury, J, S. Johnson, K. Ng, P. Montriwat. (2007) Medical Tourism: the unspoken risk benefit ratio. Columbia University Journal of Bioethics. Retrieved 20 Mar 09 from http://www.columbia.edu/~jdl5/Journall%202007%20color%20final.pdf.
Svantesson, D. (2008) From the airport to the surgery to the courtroom - Private international law and medical tourism. Commonwealth Law Bulletin 34(2) 265-276.
Svantesson, DJB. (2008) From the Airport to the Surgery to the Courtroom—Private International Law and Medical Tourism. Commonwealth Law Bulletin. 34(2):265-76.
Tan, K. (2007) Aesthetic Medicine: A Health Regulator’s Perspective, Clinical Governance: An International, Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 13-25
Taquri, A. (2007) Medical tourism and the Libyan National Health Services. Libyan Journal of Medicine. Retrieved 22 Mar 09 from http://www.ljm.org.ly/articles/AOP/AOP070530.pdf
Tata, S. (2007) Medical travel in Asia and the Pacific: Challenges and Opportunities, United National Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Retrieved 1 Feb 10 from http://www.unescap.org/ESID/hds/lastestadd/MedicalTourismReport09.pdf
Teachout, M., and Vequist, D. (2010) Editorial. International Journal of Behavioural andHealthcare Research 2(1) 1–4.
Terry, N. (2007) Symposium: The Politics of Health Law: Under-Regulated Health Care Phenomena in a Flat World: Medical Tourism and Outsourcing. Western New England Law Review 29(2) 421–72.
Terry, N. (2007) Under-Regulated Healthcare Phenomena in a Flat World: Medical Tourism and Outsourcing. Western New England Law Review, Vol. 29
Thomas G, and Krishnan S. (2010) Effective public-private partnership in healthcare: Apollo as a cautionary tale. Indian J Med Ethics. Jan-Mar;7(1):2-4.
Tikkanen, I. (2005) Sectors in Healthcare Tourism: Case Kuopio Region. Proceedings of the 3rd Tourism Industry and Education Symposium. May 2005, Jyvaskyla, Finland. Retrieved 27 Jan 2010 from http://www.taloverkot.fi/irma.tikkanen/healthcaretourismtikkanen.pdf
Trent Accreditation Scheme. (2009) Trent Accreditation Scheme. Retrieved 1 May 09 from http://www.trentaccreditationscheme.org/
Turnder, L.G. (2011) Quality in Health Care and Globalization of Health Services: Accreditation and Regulatory Oversight of Medical Tourism Companies. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 23(1): 1-7.
Turner L. (2008) 'Medical tourism' initiatives should exclude commercial organ transplantation. J R Soc Med. 2008 Aug;101(8):391-4.
Turner, L. (2007) Medical Tourism: Family medicine and international health-related travel. Canadian Family Physician October. 53: 1639-41.
Turner, L. (2007a) First World Health Care at Third World Prices: Globalization, Bioethics and Medical Tourism. BioSocieties, 2(3): 303-325.
Turner, L. (2007b) Canadian Medicare and the Global Health Care Bazaar. Policy Options, 28(8) 73-77.
Unti, J. (2008) Medical Tourism Report to the American College of Surgeons Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee. American College of Surgeons. Retrieved on 20 Jan 09 from http://www.surgicalpatientsafety.facs.org/news/medicaltourism.html
Uretsky, S. (2005) The Thailand Tuck. MedHunters.com. 9 May 2005. Retrieved from http://www.medhunters.com/articles/medicalTourism.html
Urology Times. (2008) Medical Tourists receive HIFU treatment abroad. Urology Times 36(9):12.
Vajirakachorn, T. (2004) Implementation of an Effective Health Tourism Development Plan for Thailand. MS Research paper. University of Wisconsin Stout. Retrieved 7 Jan 09 from http://www.uwstout.edu/lib/thesis/2004/2004vajirakachornt.pdf
Van Dusen, A. (2007) Outsourcing your health. Forbes. Retrieved 23 Nov 09 from http://www.forbes.com/2007/05/21/outsourcing-medical-tourism-biz-cx_avd_0529medtourism.html
Vequist (In Press) Medical Tourism Research: The Unfortunate Lack of Valid Data, International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research (IJBHR) Inderscience Publishers, Spring
Vequist, D. and Valdez, E. (2009) The correlation between medical tourism and biotechnology. Journal of Commercial Biotechnology, 15(4) p287-289.
Vequist, D., and Barnes, R. (2010) Assisted Suicide Tourism: Wish Fulfillment? [PowerPoint slides]. Paper presented at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. International Conference on Ethical Issues in Medical Tourism, June 25, 2010. Retrieved from http://www.sfu.ca/medicaltourism/2010_conference_archive/presentations/VequistBarnes.pdf.
Vequist, D., Guiry, M., and Ipock, B. (2011) Controversies in Medical Tourism. In: Moufakkir, O. and Burns, P. (eds) Controversies in Tourism, CABI, Oxfordshire, UK.
Vijay, N. (2007) Medical tourism: subsidizing health care for developed countries Third World Network. Retrieved 25 Oct. 09 from http://www.eldis.org/go/topics/resource-guides/health-systemsandid=38009andtype=Documentandem=240608andsub=hsys
Voigt, C., Brown, G., Howat, G. (2011) "Wellness tourists: in search of transformation", Tourism Review, Vol. 66 Iss: 1/2, pp.16 - 30
Volz, D. (2008) Reverse medical tourism. Hospitals and Health Networks, June 2008 82(6)12, 14.
Wachter RM. (2006) The "dis-location" of U.S. medicine--the implications of medical outsourcing. N Engl J Med. Feb 16;354(7):661-5. 29
Walker H, Brooker T, and Gelman W. (2009) Abdominal wall reconstruction following removal of a chronically infected mid-urethral tape. International Urogynecology Journal. 20:1273-5.
Wallace, S.P., Mendez-Luck, C., and Castaeda, X. (2009) Heading south: why Mexican immigrants in California seek health services in Mexico. Medical Care. 47(6):662-9.
Warf, B. (2010) Do you know the Way to San Jose: Medical Tourism in Costa Rica. Journal of Latin American Geography 9(1)51-66.
Whittaker, A. (2008) Pleasure and Pain: Medical Travel in Asia. Global Public Health. 3(3):271-290.
WHO-UNICEF. (1978) Declaration of Alma-Ata. International Conference on Primary Health Care, Alma-Ata, USSR, 6-12 September, 1978 http://www.who.int/hpr/NPH/docs/declaration_almaata.pdf (Accessed 30 March 2011)
Widdows, H. (2007) Is Global Ethics Moral Neo-Colonialism? An Investigation of the Issue in the Context of Bioethics, Bioethics, Vol. 21, No. 6, pp. 305–315.
Wieners, W. (2007) Going Global: Delivering Health Care Services in a ‘Flat’ World. Frontiers of Health Services Management 24(2) 41–43.
Wolf, S. (2006) Patients without Borders: the emergence of medical tourism. Public Citizen Health Group. July 22(7) Retrieved 25 Oct 09 from http://www.eldis.org/go/topics/resource-guides/health-systemsandid=38012andtype=Documentandem=240608andsub=hsys
Woloshyn, T. A. (2004) Health and consolation in renoir's late southern works, c. 1895--1919. Queen's University at Kingston (Canada)) ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Woodward, D., Drager, N., Beaglehole, R., and Libson, D. (2002) Globalization, Global Public Goods and Health. In WHO. Trade in Health Services: Global, Regional and Country Perspectives. Washington, DC: Pan American Health Organization.
World Health Organization. (2007) Wastes from Health-Care Activities Fact Sheet. Retrieved 15 April 2008 from http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs253/en/
World Health Tourism Congress. (2008) Third Annual World Health Tourism Congress. Retrieved 15 April 2008 from http://www.healthtourismcongress.com
Yakupoglu YK, Ozden E, Dilek M, Demirbas A, Adibelli Z, Sarikaya S, and et. al. (2009) Transplantation tourism: high risk for the recipients. Clin Transplant. Dec 9.
Yang Y, Ani S, Bartlett G, and Moazzam A. (2009) Cosmetic Medical Tourism: Its True Cost. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 79 (s1):A60.
Yong D, Toleman MA, Giske CG, Cho HS, Sundman K, Lee K, and et. al. (2009) Characterization of a new metallo-beta-lactamase gene, bla(NDM-1) and a novel erythromycin esterase gene carried on a unique genetic structure in Klebsiella pneumoniae sequence type 14 from India. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. Dec;53(12):5046-54.
York, D. (2008) Medical Tourism: The Trend Towards Outsourcing Medical Procedures to Foreign Countries. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 28(2) pp. 99–102.
Zinkewicz, P. (2008) Medical tourism on the rise. Rough Notes, 151(8) 88.