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This article is featured by PBS News Hour and written by Fred de Sam Lazaro. Read the whole article here.

As health care costs continue to rise, practitioners in India are working to lower prices — and bring their innovations closer to American shores. Health City Cayman Islands is a new frontier for India’s largest for-profit hospital chain. Focused on efficient health care delivery, its services are now drawing Americans to the Cayman Islands. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.

Ravi Ramamurti examines this issue.

“We need to shake up the health care industry in the U.S. I don’t think it’s going to happen by the arrival of an Amazon or an Uber that single-handedly turns an industry upside down,” said Ramamurti. “You need a lot of people you need a lot of people disrupting in little ways that add up to big change over a period of time.”