Liver disorders charges
Why we measure it - It is important to us, our patients and families that we provide the best care possible at a competitive price.
What this means - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's charges are lower per visit for liver disorders compared to our Pediatric Hospital Information System (PHIS) peers while keeping survival rates high.
About the data - These data reflect the average adjusted charge per visit for children with liver disorders at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin compared to PHIS peers. PHIS hospitals represent other leading free-standing pediatric hospitals.
Related dimensions of care:
- Many of our gastroenterology specialists are listed in the 2009-2010 Best Doctors in America® database. The 40,000 U.S. physicians who make the list represent the top 5 percent of the nation's practicing board-certified physicians.
- We have a highly specialized outpatient surgery area staffed by nurses and other pediatric experts trained in the care of our patients. They keep the unit running smoothly, anticipate parents' questions and provide education to parents on what to look for and how to take care of their child at home.
- We provide medically necessary health care to patients in our service area regardless of their ability to pay.
- If patients are unable to pay their portion of the bill, our financial counselors can help with a payment plan. We have several options available such as a monthly payment plan, self-pay discounts or other financial assistance.