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

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.

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)