Doctors in Costa Rica Form Alliance with U.S. Hospital

Safer Medial Group (Costa Rica) signed an alliance to improve patient care with Jackson Memorial Hospital in the USA.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

The Safer Medical Group is comprised of Costa Rican doctors with different specialties.

Leticia Vindas wrote in El Financiero: "Foreign patients who wish to have any treatment in Costa Rica will be attended by the Safer Medical Group, while Costa Ricans who require a treatment that does not exist in the country may get it at Jackson Memorial Hospital in the USA.

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