Testimony to the value of engaging the patient in the decision making process

Written by john on November 29th, 2017

Ken Alltucker from the Arizona Republic recently published an article on medical tourism, specifically patients in the US being referred for weight-loss surgery in Mexico. This can be a highly unregulated field with poor oversight on the surgeon and referral centers. As Alltucker investigated, there were numerous patients who suffered severe complications, bankruptcy as a result of their medical bills, and even death from these botched surgeries.