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Medical Tourism: Legal Issues and Ethical Implications

Boston Bar Association Health Law Education Committee


Date: December 2, 2015

Time: 11:00AM - 2:00PM

Location: Boston, MA


  • Medical Tourism: Legal Issues and Ethical Implications

Medical tourism provides patients with global access to good, affordable medical care. These procedures range from emergency surgery, to elective or cosmetic surgery. While there are benefits for these treatments, there are serious legal and ethical issues that need to be considered.

Learn about regulatory compliance and ethical issues governing international clinical trials, from patient recruitment to data privacy and informed consent. Our panelists will cover the liability, insurance and transactional issues related to medical tourism and representation of clients engaged in international healthcare work. Discussion of International Clinical Trials will include overview of the legal and ethical issues associated with the conduct of international clinical research.

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