Quality and Outcomes Reports - Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Why we measure it - Research shows that physicians and hospitals that treat a large number of patients tend to provide better care and have improved outcomes for treatments and procedures.
What this means - Children and their families travel from all over Wisconsin and the United States to the Pulmonary Clinic and Sleep Center at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin as our reputation has grown nationally.
About the data - The map shows the states our patients came from in 2012.
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What we're doing to provide the best care:
- The Pulmonary Clinic and Sleep Center at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin was ranked No. 19 by U.S. News & World Report (2011).
- The Cystic Fibrosis Center at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin was one of the 2010 recipients of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Quality Care Award: Recognizing Outstanding Quality Improvement Processes and Accomplishments.
- All of our physicians are board-certified or board-eligible in pediatric pulmonary and/or sleep medicine. Some of our physicians are recognized by Best Doctors in America.
- The Sleep Center at Children's Hospital is the only sleep center in Wisconsin dedicated solely to the care of children and is one of only 25 centers accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
- The Cystic Fibrosis Program at Children's Hospital is accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as a Center of Care, Teaching and Research.
- Physician researchers in the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin have government and industry-sponsored funding to conduct research to understand why some children have more severe breathing problems compared to other children, and to develop better treatments, enabling them to stay on the cutting edge of the latest therapies.
- We offer the Family Accommodations Program to help make travel arrangements and coordinate appointments for families traveling to our center from a long distance.
Patients and families:
- If you cannot keep a scheduled appointment, please call Central Scheduling at (877) 607-5280 or (414) 607-5280 as soon as possible to reschedule so another child can be seen.
- Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment so we can gather needed information from you before you see the doctor.
- Check with your insurance provider before your visit to see if a referral is needed to see a specialist at Children's Hospital.
- Referring physicians can access our specialists for consultation or transport 24 hours a day. Call our physician referral line at (800) 266-0366.
- Health care providers from outside of our southeastern Wisconsin service area are encouraged to use our web-based
e-Consult service. This service is available for non-urgent patient cases only and gives providers access to our specialists to review patient cases, obtain medical advice or second opinions, and receive care recommendations for rare symptoms and illnesses.
e-Consult is not to be used by the general public, parents/guardians or families.
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If you have questions about this information, email us or call (414) 266-6556.