Patient Transfer Center

Patient Transfer Center

The Madigan Patient Transfer Center offers emergency-department-to-inpatient care transfers for all adult and pediatric patients. We offer personalized service that includes:

  • Seamless transfer process
  • Interface with bed management
  • On-going communication with the referring physician
  • Facilitate physician-to-physician consult before, during and after the patient transfer process.

Simply Call (844) 245-1690

The Patient Transfer Center is your one stop access and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Click to open a printable informational PDF patient transfer brochure.

Within minutes, a Transfer Center technician will:

  • Determine patient eligibility
  • Collect patient information
  • Identify bed availability
  • Facilitate contact between transferring and accepting providers

Following the decision to transfer, the Transfer Center technician will:

  • Monitor all the necessary processes for the transfer to take place
  • Answer any questions regarding the transfer
  • Confirm the arrival of the patient to Madigan and location with the referring provider, if requested.

Your patient referrals are very important to us. Our goal is to streamline the referral and acceptance process, making it faster, more efficient and convenient with improved communications.

For the transferred patient:

  • Ambulance transfer costs are already covered through TRICARE
  • Reconnects military beneficiaries to their military healthcare
  • Patient medical records will be added to existing electronic health records without any further coordination
  • Customer service is paramount
  • Our success will be judged by referring physician, patient and family!



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