Transfer Center

Upstate Transfer Center
Jacobsen Hall
1st Floor, 175 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 866 464-5449
Fax: 315 464-4843
Name: Joey Angelina, Nurse Manager

At Upstate University Hospital we are committed to providing level 1 trauma care for our region and our Triage and Transfer Center Nurses provide the handling of incoming transfers to Upstate University Hospital. A referring facility will call and present the patient that they would like to send to Upstate for a higher level of care.

Key Points

  • We're here 24/7.
  • Handle all acute transfer requests, now including pediatrics for the Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital
  • Quickly connect referring physicians with our specialty attending physician to expedite the transfer of care of your patient. Our Transfer nurse will stay on the line to expedite the next steps in the transfer process
  • Transfer nurses will secure a bed in the appropriate unit
  • Our nurses will keep you informed of your patient's status throughout the process
  • Peer reviewed, monthly quality assurance, with the participation and support of the departments's medical director

Transfer Process Checklist

  • When calling, please be prepared to discuss:
  • Patient's demographic information
  • Reason for transfer request
  • Patient's presenting condition
  • Summarize the care provided so far
  • Your recommendations for the patient's care
  • Existing infection control concerns
  • Special needs (interpreter, bariatric equipment)
  • Fax patient's face sheet to 315-464-4843
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