I find this interesting. The Sarasota, Florida EDC is marketing itself as a center for elective surgery. Well, getting people to visit your community and spend money is part of economic development.
Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County If you have to travel for surgery or an elective medical procedure, why not come to Sarasota County? Medical tourism is an economic opportunity that is ripe for exploration. EDC task force asks medical practices to participate in fact-finding survey. http://bit.ly/a9s7oT