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Patient Transfers

Click on the category below for instructions or documents relating to the specific type of patient transfer

TO REQUEST THE TRANSFER OF A PATIENT TO Nebraska Medicine
CALL 800-258-0029

Download the Patient Transfer Document

The Patient Placement Unit will facilitate all patient transfer requests to Nebraska Medicine.

Please contact us when you need to:

  • Transfer a patient from your emergency department to Nebraska Medicine for an inpatient stay
  • Transfer a patient from your hospital inpatient bed to Nebraska Medicine inpatient bed

The Patient Placement Unit staff will:

  • Triage your call to the appropriate physician by asking you the following questions:
    • Would you like to transfer to a specific physician or service?
    • Would you prefer an academic or private physician group
  • Complete the details necessary for admission
  • Coordinate& expedite nursing unit and bed arrangements for the patient
  • Partner with you to gather necessary paperwork to complete the transfer process
  • Contact you when a bed has been assigned
  • Partner with the transport service to provide support & guidance en route to Nebraska Medicine

Our goals are to:

  • Provide comprehensive service for physicians wishing to transfer a patient to Nebraska Medicine
  • Use a multidisciplinary approach to quickly evaluate transfers
  • Expedite appropriate patient transfers

TO REQUEST A TRANSFER FOR AN ACUTE STROKE PATIENT
CALL 800-258-0029

Download the Patient Transfer Document

Ask to speak to the Acute Stroke Team attending on call. To access the assessment and documentation forms please click here.

FOR A PHYSICIAN TO PHYSICIAN CONSULTATION
CALL 877-647-7497

Please call the Medical Call Center when you would like to consult with one of our physicians.

The Medical Call Center:

  • Provides 24-hour physician consultation service
  • Will ask a series of brief questions to expedite transfer to the appropriate physician / practice group

TO REQUEST THE TRANSFER OF A TRAUMA PATIENT CALL 402-559-6637

To request the transfer of a trauma patient (adult or pediatric), call 402-559-6637.

TO REQUEST THE TRANSFER OF A TRANSPLANT PATIENT
CALL 800-401-4444

TO REFER A PATIENT WITH A SPECIALIST CALL 800-922-0000

TO REQUEST THE TRANSFER OF A MATERNAL / NEONATAL PATIENT

  • MATERNAL CONSULTATION OR TRANSPORT CALL 800-557-5589
  • NEONATAL CONSULTATION OR TRANSPORT CALL 888-559-4442

The perinatal obstetricians at Nebraska Medicine collaborate with physician throughout the area to help manage a variety of high risk conditions including premature labor, premature rupture of membranes and all other maternal high risk conditions.

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit offers state-of-the-art technology including procedure rooms for on-site surgery and extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

In consultation with a neonatologist, babies are transported by helicopter or ambulance in partnership with LifeNet. The transport team includes registered nurses specifically trained in stabilization and transport and are certified in S.T.A.B.L.E® and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP).