Medical tourism is a multi-billion dollar industry. It's where countries or cities become known for a certain kind of medical procedure and attract patients as visitors. And with these visitors comes money. Are local health institutions trying to push Kansas City as THE place to be if you need a liver transplant? And is this practice ethically problematic?
- Sasha Issenberg, author, Outpatients: The Astonishing New World of Medical Tourism
- Tarris Rosell, Rosemary Flanigan Chair, Center for Practical Bioethics
- Sarah Oland, senior director, Hospital and Family Services for the Midwest Transplant Network