Hospitals compete for well-heeled, foreign-born patients

Many hospitals are changing their décor, food and culture in order to attract foreign-born and affluent patients with good insurance or enough money to pay out of pocket, according to the Associated Press. Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital in Houston and El Camino Hospital in California offer curries and allow large family gatherings in rooms in order to attract more patients born in China,  India, Pakistan and Vietnam. Immigrants from those countries tend to have median household incomes well over the national average. Read the full article at FierceHealthcare




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