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The Transfer Center serves as a gateway for requests from other facilities. Staffed by communications specialists and registered nurses, the Transfer Center triages requests made by physicians wishing to transfer a patient to Stanford Hospital or Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare.
The goals of the Stanford Transfer Center are:
To provide ‘one stop shopping’ for physicians wishing to access Stanford Hospital or Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare
To ensure appropriate utilization of resources.
To use a multidisciplinary approach, coordinating with physicians, Transfer Center staff, case managers and financial counselors.
To explore the benefits of bringing a patient in to Stanford Hospital or Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare from an outlying facility.
To expedite patient transfers.
To limit potential financial liability on the part of patients and their families.
The Transfer Center is open seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day to take calls related to patient transfers.
Once a transferred patient arrives at one of our facilities, the Transfer Center nurses handle the intake process and facilitate the handoff of care to the receiving care team.
Phone: 1-800-800-1551, 24 hours - 7 days a week
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.