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Froedtert Clinical Cancer Center

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center at Froedtert Hospital Campus

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Right Place, Right Provider, Right Time: Implementing Our 24-Hour Cancer Clinic

Learn how this dedicated 24-hour outpatient clinic improved symptom management, minimized treatment plan interruptions, and reduced emergency department (ED) visits—while offering peace of mind to cancer patients. Averaging 130-140 patient visits each month, this clinic demonstrated a 10.7% decrease in ED utilization; a 56%, 32%, and 11% decrease in radiology, EKG, and lab utilization respectively. The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin 24-Hour Cancer Clinic also demonstrated an 18% hospital admission rate as compared to a 42% admission rate from the ED—all within the first 12 months of opening.