Does pediatric orthopedic subspecialization affect hospital utilization and charges?

@article{Smith1999DoesPO,
  title={Does pediatric orthopedic subspecialization affect hospital utilization and charges?},
  author={J. T. L. Smith and Chris D. Price and Peter Morris Stevens and Kevin S. Masters and Michael H Young},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={1999},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={553-5}
}
In the current climate of health care reform, there is a perception that overspecialization is responsible for increased medical costs. Few studies support the premise that high-quality surgical subspecialization improves the cost effectiveness of care. The purpose of this study was to compare hospital utilization and charges between a pediatric hospital… CONTINUE READING