Transfer Center

One call starts it all...

The EMMC Transfer Center is designed to assist you in accessing Eastern Maine Medical Center's inpatient facilities for urgent patient evaluation, admission or transfer 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Your single call to 973-9000 or 1-877-EMMC NOW (1-877-366-2669) will connect you with an experienced registered nurse who will: 
  • Facilitate your communication with our physicians
  • Assure quality through recorded conversations
  • Arrange for an appropriate bed assignment
  • Expedite critical care transport, if needed
  • Keep you and/or your staff updated regarding arrangements for your patient
Please make sure to have the following information available when you call:
  • Referring location
  • Referring provider name and phone number for call back
  • Patient's demographic information
  • Patient's clinical information
 
Based on specialty designed protocols, our transfer center staff will connect you with the appropriate provider at EMMC.

Important: Please follow current practice to access the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.