Worries grow as healthcare jobs go offshore
The outsourcing of nursing functions may be the most risky of the positions being shifted to save costs.
WASHINGTON -After years of shipping data-processing, accounting and other back-office work abroad, some healthcare companies are starting to shift clinical services and decision-making on medical care overseas, primarily to India and the Philippines.
Some of the jobs being sent abroad include so-called pre-service nursing, in which nurses at insurance firms, for example, help assess patient needs and determine treatment methods.
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