Category: Health Care

Rick Baker’s story

As part of our medical tourism research, SecondStreet.org sat down with Rick Baker, founder of Timely Medical Alternatives.

Treatment in Tijuana? Alberta patient tells her story

Tracy Skinner struggled with back pain for 13 years. The surgery she received in Calgary didn’t work and the government told her there was nothing they could do … “here’s more painkillers.”

Thankfully for Tracy, she found treatment in Tijuana, Mexico.

Retired nurse shares patient experiences

Janet Walker, a former nurse and adjunct professor, sat down with SecondStreet.org to discuss her research into what some Canadian patients experienced while they waited for health care.