Week 8- Final Project–write a 15-page minimum in response to the following:
What explains the directionality of flows in health care? Patients, health workers, managerial practices?
What are the five segments of patients who are willing to travel across borders to obtain health care?
Are there other patient segments beside these five?
Why is there growing rivalry for inbound international patients?
Under what conditions should a hospital invest in plant and equipment to attract international patients?
What explains the global price differential among hospitals?
Why would countries like the U.S. have 10x the charges for procedures like hip replacements?