One call starts it all...
The Transfer Center of Eastern Maine 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, our transfer center supervisor, 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
- Patient's primary care physician
Based on specialty designed protocols, our transfer center supervisor will connect you with the appropriate provider at EMMC.
Important: Please follow current practice to access the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Maternal Fetal Medicine.