From dental procedures to cardiac surgery, an international market is developing for medical tourism, thanks not least to globalisation and the high standard of medical treatment now available around the world. But what drives individuals to travel abroad for healthcare? In an important new study, Rosen College Assistant Professor Suja Chaulagain, Founding Dean Abraham Pizam, and Dean Youcheng Wang take a social psychological perspective of health-related behavior and the concepts that influence it.

Original Article

Chaulagain, S., Pizam, A., and Wang, Y. (2020) An Integrated Behavioral Model for Medical Tourism: An America Perspective. Journal of Travel Research. DOI: 10.1177/0047287520907681