Los Angeles Times Examines trend of medical tourism The Los Angeles Times examined on Sunday.

No federal agency maintains statistics on the number of U.S. Citizens who travel abroad for medical care, but many doctors and other observers argue that the years dramatically in recent years. Andrew Gomes – CEO and Founder of Medical Tourism. A Web site that offers information on medical tourism – said that 70,000 70,000 hits a month. The website lists health institutions in Africa, South America, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. In the U.S.Commission International – a division of Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations established in 1997 – 55 55 healthcare facilities in 14 countries, according to Charlene Hill, a spokesman for JCI.

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