Online health-care deals are growing, and so are the warnings

The Tennessean
Jul 13, 2011

From January to March of this year, more than 1,800 medical, health and dental offers were published on daily deal sites in the United States. When the deals are offered, they sell like half-price hotcakes. But some consumer experts and physicians don’t think it’s a good idea. Mark Ratchford, an assistant professor of marketing at Owen Graduate School of Management, is quoted.