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World-Class Medical Tourism in Colombia

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Through the mid-2000s the market for medical tourism expanded notably and patients from developed countries turned their attention to health-providing institutions in emerging markets. For HPTU, first founded in 1946, this was a time of great opportunities and challenges.

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Robledo-Ardila, C. (2014). World-Class Medical Tourism in Colombia. In: Liberman, L., Garcilazo, S., Stal, E. (eds) Multinationals in Latin America. The AIB-LAT Book Series. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137024107_16

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