Dr. Andy Garman, CEO of the National Center for Healthcare Leadership, and also a Professor of Health Systems Management at Rush University, views international medical travel as an opportunity for business development.
Dr. Garman, along with Rush University colleague, Tricia Johnson, was the recipient of a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to study medical tourism into the United States.
In this interview Dr. Garman responds to a wide range of questions about the role of U.S. hospitals around the world. He emphasizes the importance of leaders in the U.S. healthcare system to improve the transparency and quality outcomes of global healthcare data. He views foreign consumers of U.S. healthcare as motivation for improvements in this area. Dr. Garman believes global healthcare is an arena for management, leadership, and innovation to mesh together and grow.