India? A Model for Health Care?
October 29, 2014
It’s an irony on a scale only India can support: With just 7 percent of the world’s doctors and 5 percent of hospital beds, the country has become a preferred destination for medical tourism. The burgeoning industry treated 360,000 international patients in 2010, and is gearing up to care for 1 million next year — a 30 percent compounded annual growth rate over the past five years.