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    Piedmont Natural Gas has restored service to campus this evening. As a result of the work performed today there will be detours on Faculty Row for both vehicles and pedestrians. Please use extreme caution and do not attempt to go around the barricades.

    Facilities and Piedmont Natural Gas personnel will continue working with the natural gas infrastructure on campus throughout the week. Service disruption is not anticipated, but could be possible. This work is being performed to make every effort to maintain a safe and healthy campus environment. 

    Dining services will resume standard operations for Sunday, January 22. We appreciate your patience today and apologize for any inconvenience.

Medical Tourism Research Center
Medical Tourism Research Center

Financing and Insurance

Scholarly Journal Articles
Healthcare: Finance & Insurance


Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin. (2008).  Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield introduces international medical tourism pilot program.  Medical Devices & Surgical Technology Week, 466. 

Forgione, D., & Smith, P.  (2007).  Medical tourism and its impact on the US health care system.  Journal of Health Care Finance, 34(1), 27-35.

Geisel, R. W. (2008).  Successful medical tourism rests primarily on design.  Business Insurance, 42(10), 18.

Hanson, F. (2008).  A revolution in healthcare:  Medicine meets the marketplace.  Public Affairs Review, 59(4), 43-45.

Harvard Health Letter. (2008).  Virtual hitchhiker's guide to the medical universe.  Harvard Health Letter. 33(12).

Healthcare Financial Management Association. (2008).  Explosive growth in medical tourism and rise of retail clinics provide cost savings for patients-and challenges for providers.  Healthcare Financial Management62(9), 12.

Liddick, B. (2007).  Going the distance for health savings.  HR Magazine, 52(3), 50-55. 

Marlowe, Joseph, & Sullivan, Paul. (2007).  Medical tourism: The ultimate outsourcing.  Human Resource Planning, 30(2), 8-10.

McCallum, B. T., & Jacoby, P. F. (2007).  Medical outsourcing: Reducing clients' health care risks.  Journal of Financial Planning, 20(10), 60-69.

Smerd, J. (2008).  Large companies hopping aboard medical tourism. Workforce Management, 87(11),  8-10.

Surgery Insure.com. (2008).  Insure.com: the doctor is in ... 9,000 miles away. Insurance in the age of medical tourism.  Blood Weekly, 573. 

Underwood, H. R., & Makadon, H. J. (2010).  Medical tourism game-changing innovation or passing fad?  Healthcare Financial Management, 64(9), 112-118.