A taxpayer gamble on medical tourism

STAT, June 2, 2017
by Max Blau

Taxpayers in Louisiana are helping to subsidize construction of two health care centers offering a d...

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Medical Tourism, Medical Migration, and Global Justice: Implications for Biosecurity in a Globalized

Medical Law Review, April 11, 2017
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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We live in the age of globalization. In medicine, that globalization has brought ma...

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Traveling for Assisted Suicide

In Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Global Views on Choosing to End Life (Michael J. Cholbi, ed.), Praeger, 2017 (forthcoming)
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

This book addresses key historical, scientific, legal, and philosophical issues surrounding euthanas...

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Travel Abroad for Low-Cost Care

Kiplinger's Personal Finance, December 6, 2016
by Miriam Cross, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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Why the extra effort to court foreign patients? A couple of reasons, according to...

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Is Medical Tourism Ethical?

The Greenwall Foundation, September 2016

Petrie-Flom Faculty Director ;I. Glenn Cohe;served as a Greenwall Foundation Faculty Schol...

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Radio Sputnik Interview: Medical Tourism

Radio Sputnik, August 19, 2016
by Interview with I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

As health care costs continue to rise in the United States, more and more Americans are now opting f...

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Chinese Market Offers New Life to Many Drugs

Dow Jones Business News, March 29, 2016
by Fanfan Wang, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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[...] But the new trend also raises the question of whether China has become...

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Fertility Tourism: Options and Ethics

Creating A Family Radio, February 24, 2016
by Dawn Davenport, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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What should you consider when going abroad (or coming to the United States) for fertil...

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Le tourisme médical, entre risques et espoirs

ICI Radio-Canada (in French), December 6, 2015
by Anne-Diandra Louarn, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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The Non-Spaces of Medical Tourism

Harvard Design Magazine, S/S 2015, No. 40
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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I spent the last six years as a strange kind of tourist. I traveled the globe vis...

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Inbound medical tourism to Barbados

BMC Health Services Research, July 2015, Vol. 15
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) et al.

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Enabled by globalizing processes such as trade liberalization, medical...

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A New Chapter by Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen,

Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015
by Edited by Neil Hunt, Daniel Horsfall and Johanna Hanefeld

Faculty Directo;I. Glenn Cohen has authored a new chapter on medical tourism in the&...

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Regulating Bodies Across Borders

Bodies Across Borders: The Global Circulation of Body Parts, Medical Tourists and Professionals (Bronwyn Parry, Beth Greenhough, Tim Brown and Isabel Dyck, eds. Ashgate 2015)
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has authored a new chapter on medical tourism

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Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, February 24, 2015
by Robert Klitzman, leading discussion with I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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Medical tourism is a growing, multi-billi...

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Medical Tourism, Access to Health Care, and Global Justice

Health Law & Human Rights, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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Medical tourism – the travel of patients from one (the “home”) country...

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

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

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

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Traveling patients, traveling disease

OUPblog, December 14, 2014
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Many in the media and academia (myself included) have been discussing the Ebola crisis, and more spe...

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The Routledge Companion to Bioethics

Routledge, December 11, 2014
by Edited by John D. Arras, Elizabeth Fenton, Rebecca Kukla, featuring I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

The Routledge Companion to Bioethics is a comprehensive reference guide to a wide range of...

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Law Professor Discusses Medical Tourism

Harvard Crimson, November 20, 2014
by Katherine H. Scott, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

When most people hear the word “tourism,” they immediately think of flocking to the sand...

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Some Insurance Companies Ask Their Customers to Cross the Border for Care

New Republic, July 7, 2014
by Adam Teicholz and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has co-authored a new piece in ;New Republic ;on the practic...

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Stem Cell Therapies

Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences, 2014
by Adam C. Berger, Sarah H. Beachy, and Steve Olson, featuring I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Stem cells offer tremendous promise for advancing health and medicine. Whether being used to replace...

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Globalization and Healthcare Ethics

@BioethxChat, May 19, 2014
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Join Petrie-Flom Faculty Co-Director I. Glenn Cohen on May 19 as he leads a discussion on "Globaliza...

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Indian medicine, coming soon to an island near you

BMJ, February 25, 2014
by Suzy Frisch, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Petrie-Flom Faculty Co-Director)

[...] NH will open a hospital in the Cayman Islands in February in partnership with Ascension Health...

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These Two Americans Want Babies Through Indian Surrogates.

The New Republic, December 10, 2013
by Jennifer Kirby, citing I. Glenn Cohen

[...] An estimated 2,000 foreign babies are born to Indian surrogates each year, according to r...

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VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE: Stem Cell Therapies:

Institute of Medicine, November 18, 2013
by Co-organized by I. Glenn Cohen

Stem cells hold tremendous potential to advance health and medicine. Through replacement of damaged...

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Have Injury, Will Travel:

Outside Magazine, November 14, 2013
by Emily Matchar, quoting I. Glenn Cohen

[...] Most people who travel abroad for medical care are uninsured or underinsured, with high-c...

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Belinda Bennett on Globalization and the Future of Health Law

International Legal Studies at HLS, October 22, 2013

Globalization and the Future of Health Law: Harmonization or Diversity

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A talk by Belinda Bennett,...

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Now Available: Globalization of Healthcare

Oxford University Press, 2013
by I. Glenn Cohen, ed.

The edited volume stemming from the Petrie-Flom Center's ;2011 Annual Conference, ;The G...

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As More Americans Have Surgeries Overseas, US Companies Consider ‘Medical Tourism’

Nightline: Late Evening News - ABC News, September 30, 2013
by Byron Pitts and Nikki Batiste, featuring I. Glenn Cohen

Petrie-Flom Center Faculty Co-Director I. Glenn Cohen discusses safety issues and medical tourism.

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American Companies Sending Workers on Surgery Vacations

ABC World News, September 30, 2013
by Byron Pitts, featuring I. Glenn Cohen

Petrie-Flom Center Faculty Co-Director I. Glenn Cohen discusses safety issues and medical tourism.

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The Globalization of Health Care: Book Talk and Discussion by Editor I. Glenn Cohen

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall 3019
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA
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>I. Glenn Cohen, Faculty Co-Director of the Petrie-Flom Center and Professor at Harvard Law School, d... Read More

Why is medical tourism from Australia booming?

World News Australia, April 2013
by Ildi Amon, quoting I. Glenn Cohen

>Glenn Cohen is a medical tourism researcher and professor at Harvard Law School in the United States

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Stem Cell Therapy and Medical Tourism: Of Promise and Peril?

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Lectures and Panels
2012-2013
Austin Hall, Classroom 111, Harvard Law School
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Experimental breakthroughs within the field of regenerative medicine are reported in the media on a...

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