Patient Transfer Center

Photo: Three women discussing a patient transfer.

Our dedicated Patient Transfer Center team is available to help you access our inpatient services and connect you to a Virginia Mason specialist within minutes. We will work with you and your patients to ensure the highest quality of care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Call us at (206) 341-1141

Our highly qualified registered nurses will:

  • Facilitate the necessary physician consults to assess patient condition and coordinate a safe care handoff
  • Collect and document clinical information and prepare to receive the patient
  • Facilitate the electronic transfer of images
  • Keep you informed of the status of your transfer request

Information We Need:

  • Referring provider’s name, contact number, and facility
  • Patient’s demographic information, diagnosis, requested level of care needed, and medical specialty requested

Why transfer your patient to Virginia Mason?

Our specialty team of physicians and staff have a long-standing reputation of delivering top quality care. We work hard to ensure patients, as well as referring physicians, receive a high level of satisfaction with Virginia Mason services.

Virginia Mason has received the following awards and recognitions:

  • Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center – one of the few hospitals in the Pacific Northwest equipped to treat every type of stroke, 24 hours a day.
  • Recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for cardiac care, coronary intervention, pulmonary care, general surgery, gastrointestinal care and critical care.
  • Leapfrog Group Top Hospital for the 12th consecutive year, based on an evaluation of quality and safety of more than 1,900 medical centers across the nation.
  • Recognized as the only straight-A hospital in Washington state by The Leapfrog Group
  • Named one of the top hospitals in the region and state by U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Program for eight consecutive years
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award recipient from Healthgrades 2013 – 2017
  • 2017 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ recipient from Healthgrades

For families traveling long distances, the Inn at Virginia Mason and the Baroness Hotel are located on hospital premises and offer reasonable rates.