Interview with Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen about “Patients with Passports” image

Jefferson Public Radio (Oregon), January 5, 2015
Geoffrey Riley and Charlotte Duren

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If your doctor won't recommend a medical procedure you want, you can go to another doctor. 

But would you travel to another country for the procedure? 

And how about if your insurance required you to travel abroad for medical work? 

It happens in today's world, a trend called "medical tourism." 

And as you'd expect, it opens several cans of worms, examined in the book Patients With Passports.

Author Glenn Cohen joins us with stories and ethical discussions. 

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