Chamber Members Scripps and SIMNSA Build Binational Hospital

Chamber members, Scripps Health and SIMNSA have collaborated to establish a $120 million binational hospital to transform and meet the health care needs of the regional community while keeping Tijuana as the Medical tourism capital of the world.

From The San Diego Union-Tribune:

The large investment represents an attempt to deliver more cohesive care for SIMNSA’s 100,00 beneficiaries, who often have to travel to multiple hospitals throughout Tijuana to get the services they need, said Frank Carrillo, the company’s president.

[Arturo Vargas Bustamente, associate professor at UCLA’s Department of Health Policy] said the SIMNSA-Scripps hospital venture is an early indication of the burgeoning trend of health care investment in Baja California…

Read the full story here.