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Books/Reference




This page offers you a list of relevant books written about the medical travel/tourism industry.


The books include reference guides, analyses, how-to books, and general commentary on this fast-growing industry.

(Organized alphabetically by author)




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Suggested Reading: To more fully understand the problems facing the American health consumer in accessing and affording health care going forward

The Healing of America by T.R. Reid
Worried Sick by Nortin Hadler
Overtreated by Shannon Brownlee
Overdo$ed America by John Abramson







Overdo$ed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine
John Abramson (author), Harper Perennial (publisher) 2005, ISBN 0-06-056852-6.

Medical Tourism in Developing Countries
Karla R. Bookman, Milica Z. Bookman (authors), Palgrave Macmillan (publisher) 2007, ISBN-10 0230600069, ISBN-13 978-0230600065.

The Definitive Guide to Medical Tourism
John Breese (author), Prong Media (publisher) 2010, ISBN-10 0986720909, ISBN-13 978-0986720901.

An Insider's Guide to Medical Tourism
Emily Briggs (author) Amazon Digital Services (publisher) 2011, ASIN B004V4GRIK.

Today's Health Plan: Medical Tourism
Bella Broad (author), Amazon Digital Service Kindle Edition (publisher) 2011, ASIN B0052EKWPZ.

Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine is Making Us Sicker and Poorer
Shannon Brownlee (author), Bloomsbury (publisher) 2007, ISBN-13 978-1-58234-580-2, ISBN-10 1-58234-580-5.

Medical Travel Today: Opinions and Perspectives on an Industry in the Making
Laura Carabello (author), Creative Space (publisher) 2011, ISBN-10 1461147107, ISBN-13 978-1461147107.

Health and Medical Tourism
John Connell (author) CABI (publisher) 2010, ISBN-10 1845936604, ISBN-13 978-1845936600.

Health and Wellness: Spas and Hot Springs
Patricia Erfurt-Cooper & Malcolm Cooper (authors), Channel View Publications (publishers) 2009, ISBN-10 1845411110, ISBN-13 978-1845411114

Medical Tourism: How You Can Save Thousands of Dollars
Arcelle Gabriel (author), Roslyn Smith & Joe Wang (publishers) 2011, ASIN B002ACWS38.

The Medical Tourism Travel Guide: Your Complete Reference to Top-Quality, Low-Cost Dental, Cosmetic, Medical Care and Surgery Overseas
Paul M. Gahlinger (author), Sunrise River Press (publisher) 2008, ISBN-10 1934716006, ISBN-13 978-1934716007.

The American Medical Money Maker: The Destruction of Healthcare in America and the Rise of Medical Tourism
James R. Goldberg (author) Homunculus Press (publisher) 2009, ISBN-10 0615318878, ISBN-13 978-0615318875.

State of the Heart: A Medical Tourist's True Story of Lifesaving Surgery in India
Maggi Ann Grace (author), New Harbinger Publications (publisher) 2007, ISBN-10 1572244925, ISBN-13 978-1572244924.

Worried Sick: A Prescription for Health in an Overtreated America
Nortin M. Handler (author), The University of North Carolina Press (publisher) 2008, ISBN 978-0-8078-3178-8.

The Complete Medical Tourist: Your Guide to Inexpensive and Safe Cosmetic, Medical and dental Surgery Overseas
David Hancock (author), John Blake (publisher) 2006, ISBN-10 1844542017, ISBN-13 978-1844542017.

Dr. Prem's Medical Tourism Guide Book
Prem Jagyasi (author) www.drprem.com (publisher) 2011, ASIN B004T544YK.

Medical Tourism and Emerging Markets (The Global Explosion in Emerging Markets Healthcare)
Hank Kearney (author), PHM International (publisher) 2011, ASIN B004XJ6UZI.

Global Trends in Health and Medical Tourism
Rajesh Kumar (author), SBS Publishers (publisher) 2009, ISBN-10 818974190X, ISBN-13 978-8189741907.

The Essential Guide to Medical Tourism: Get Excellent Care at Rock Bottom Prices
Derek Lambert (author) Amazon Digital Services (publisher) 2011, ASIN B005JPK84E.

Find Out How to Save Big Money by Combining Vacation and Medical Services
Douglas Letterman (author) Learning Life eBooks (publisher) 2011, ASIN B004V54IVE.

How to Plan a Successful Medical Tourism Trip
Ilene Little (author) Travelling4Health (publisher) 2011, ISBN-10 0615496628, ISBN-13 978-0615496627.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Medical Tourism
Patrick E. Marsek & Frances Sharpe (authors) Alpha (publisher) 2009, ISBN-10 159257808X, ASIN B004E3XDTO.

The Thrifty Traveller's Guide to Medical Tourism and Medical Vacations
David Marshall (author) Amazon Digital Services (publisher) 2011, ASIN B0059VI1JW.

Medical Tourism
Ross Moore (author) Amazon Digital Services (publisher) 2011, ASIN B0058IZGGM.

Disease-Mongers: How Doctors, Drug Companies, and Insurers Are Making You Feel Sick
Lynn Payer (author) John Wiley and Sons (publisher) 1992, ISBN 0-471-54385-3.

The Healing of America
T.R. Reid (author) Penguin Press (publisher) 2009, ISBN 978-1-59420-234-6.

Health Tourism: Social Welfare Through International Trade
David Reisman (author) Edward Elgar Publications (publisher) 2010, ISBN-10 1848448929, ISBN-13 978-1848448926.

Your Guide to the Benefits of Medical Tourism
Mark Sanders (author) Monarch Publications (publisher) 2011, ASIN B004YTI05K.

Beauty From Afar: A Medical Tourist's Guide to Affordable and Quality Cosmetic Care Outside the U.S.
Jeff Schult (author), Stewart, Tabori, and Chang (publisher) 2006, ISBN-10 1584794860.

Health and Wellness Tourism
Melanie Smith & Laszlo Puczko (authors) Butterworth-Heinmann (publisher) 2008, ISBN-10 0750683430, ISBN 978-0750683432.

The Medical Tourism Facilitator: A Best Practices Guide to Healthcare Facilitation for International Patients
Renee-Marie Stephano & William Cook (authors)Global Health Insurance Publications (publisher) 2008, ISBN-10 0982741413, ISBN 978-0982741412.

Medical Tourism--An International Healthcare Guide for Insurers, Employers, and Governments
Renee-Marie Stephano & Jonathan Edelheit (authors)Global Health Insurance Publications (publisher) 2008, ISBN-10 0982741405, ISBN 978-0982741405.

Medical Tourism Facilitator's Handbook
Maria K. Todd (author) Productivity Press (publisher) 2011, ISBN-10 1439812837, ISBN 978-1439812839.

Medical Tourism: A Reference Handbook
Stephanie Watson & Kathy S. Stolley (authors), ABC-CLIO (publisher) 2012, ISBN-10 1598845403, ISBN-13 978-1598845402.

The Patient's Guide to Getting the Best Medical Care at the Best Possible Price: What the Uninsured or Underinsured Self-Paying Patient Needs to Know and Do Before Getting Medical Care
Jay Williamson (author), CreateSpace (publisher) 2011, ISBN-10 1453706593, ISBN-13 978-1453706596.

Patients Beyond Borders
Josef Woodman (author), Healthy Travel Media (publisher) 2012, ISBN-10 0984388001, ISBN-13 978-0984388004.



























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