http://blogs.vancouversun.com – Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is consistently ranked as America’s best. As a brand, it doesn’t get any better.
It has a global arm (Johns Hopkins International) so it can share its intellectual talent pool. Those are just two of the reasons the Westbank First Nation (WFN) wants it on board for Canada’s first $125 million, luxury hospital aimed at foreign medical tourists and Canadians seeking expedited care. (There are at least 75,000 B.C. patients waiting right now for surgery).
“We have had some very early, preliminary discussions with representatives of (the Westbank) First Nation regarding their desire to establish a hospital,” says Gary Stephenson, director of public affairs for Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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