If people thought the outsourcing of IT was significant, then medical tourism promises to be several times larger by the middle of the next decade.  The Economist article provides a chart projecting the number of US patients expected to partake in medical tourism. 


The base case sounds like a 100% per annum growth through out next decade.

Start ups in US have started taking advantage of the same. Take a look at  at www.medretreat.com , medical tourism service agency assisting consumers in traveling abroad to receive medical procedures.

Links :

Businessweek Article


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