Overall clinic volume
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 - Overall more patients and families are choosing our care. Our Children's Hospital of Wisconsin New Berlin Clinic opened in August 2009. This clinic allows families to have a greater selection in clinic times and locations.
About the data - These data reflect the number of outpatient visits seen at each clinic in years 2009-2012. The decrease in the visit volume at the Milwaukee Clinic is due to the increase visit volume at our New Berlin Clinic.
Related dimensions of care:
- All of our physicians are board certified or board eligible in pediatric pulmonary and/or sleep medicine, and 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 Clinic at Children's Hospital is accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as a Center of Care, Teaching and Research.
- Our physician researchers in the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin received funding to conduct research to better understand why some children have more severe breathing problems compared to other children. This allows us to develop better treatments and keeps us on task with the latest therapies.
Families traveling from long distances are encouraged to use our Family Accommodations Program to make travel arrangements and schedule appointments. Children's Hospital has partnered with non-profit organizations like Ronald McDonald House to offer comfortable, "home away from home" accommodations. Local hotel chains on our referral list also offer discounts for families.