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Commentary by Evan Fieldston: “Pediatrics and the Dollar Sign”

Evan Fieldston explores the concepts of cost, value, and efficiency in the child healthcare delivery system in “Pediatrics and the Dollar Sign,” a commentary published in the September 2012 issue of Academic Pediatrics. Through the lens of six "wedges of waste," Dr. Fieldston applies economic thought to analyze inefficiencies in health care and identifies unique challenges for pediatrics. Read the commentary here.