Transfer Center

  • The Transfer Center at Memorial Health University Medical Center (MHUMC) is available around the clock to receive emergency and critical care patient transfers from referring physicians and hospitals.

    To request a transfer, call 1-877-871-DRDR (3737).

    A transfer coordinator will collect basic information and facilitate a call between the referring physician and the appropriate physician at MHUMC.

    When you call:

    After contacting the Transfer Center, a customer service representative will initiate the transfer process and will need the following information:

    • Caller’s name and phone number
    • Referring hospital name
    • Referring physician’s first and last name
    • Patient’s name, date of birth, diagnosis, type of specialty care or service requested
    • Date and time treatment commenced for all emergency department transfers

    A final decision on acceptance is based on overall capacity, census, or cases.

    Please provide the following information with the transferred patient:
    • Patient’s record, including appropriate radiology and laboratory results
    • Family contact information
    • Face sheet (summary of the patient’s medical history, functioning, preferences, and personal wishes)
    To request a transfer, call 1-877-DRDR (3737).