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VMFH Patient Transfer Centers

VMFH Patient Transfer Centers

We have two Patient Transfer Centers at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our dedicated teams are available to help you access our inpatient services and connect you to a Virginia Mason Franciscan Health specialist within minutes. We will work with you and your patients to ensure the highest quality of care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In order to transfer a patient, we will need the following information:

  • Referring provider’s name, contact number, and facility
  • Patient’s demographic information, diagnosis, requested level of care needed, and medical specialty requested

For transfer to Virginia Mason Medical Center:

For all other facilities within Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, please contact Mission Control Transfer Center.

        St. Joseph Medical Center
        St. Michael Medical Center
        St. Clare Hospital
        St. Elizabeth Hospital
        St. Anthony Hospital
        St. Francis Hospital
        St. Anne Hospital

VMFH Transfer Centers are staffed around the clock by highly skilled registered nurses who will:

  • Facilitate the necessary physician consults to assess patient condition and coordinate a safe care handoff
  • Collect and document clinical information and prepare to receive the patient
  • Facilitate the electronic transfer of images
  • Keep you informed of the status of your transfer request