March 7, 2015
Duration: 12 minutes
Focus: Medical tourism is a big business that is poised to grow to gargantuan proportions.
Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto’s SickKids, Mt. Sinai and the UHN (made up of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab) all accept foreign referrals. However Sunnybrook is the first to openly promote this line of business. Are Canadians being bumped from the queue for treatment? Does this amount to a two-tiered healthcare system where the rich have access to better care?