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NYPSTAT: The NewYork-Presbyterian Physician Access Transfer Center will coordinate your patient's transfer to the tertiary services available at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

24/7 Coordination

Whether day or night, your call will be answered by the NYP STAT Transfer Nurse Coordinator of your choice, Adult or the newly created Pediatric/Neonatal/OB Transfer Nurse Coordinator, who will gather pertinent information necessary to initiate the hospital-to-hospital patient transfer process.

Fast Access to a Specialty Physician

Our Transfer Nurse Coordinators will connect you to the appropriate NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital physician to discuss clinical case and determine clinical appropriateness for transfer.

Streamlined Transfers

Upon mutual physician approval, our Transfer Nurse Coordinators will expedite your patient's transfer by:

  • Triaging patient to the appropriate unit at requested campus
  • Coordinating assignment of hospital bed as well as other administrative matters with the Admitting Department at requested campus
  • Facilitating communication between medical and nursing staff of transferring hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

EMS Transport

Whenever possible, transport of your patient will be coordinated through NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital EMS, with ambulances stationed at Weill Cornell and Columbia campuses. To better serve the Westchester and Hudson Valley regions, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital now has an ALS ambulance stationed at the NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division campus, providing pediatric, neonatal and adult transport. The appropriate level of EMS transportation is determined after consultation among the transferring and accepting physicians and our highly trained transfer team.

Ongoing Follow-Up

Our Transfer Nurse Coordinators will keep you informed of your patient's status throughout the transfer process. We are available 24/7 to answer questions regarding the transfer process such as: name of accepting physician, physician contact information, accepting nursing unit and patient arrival time.

As one of the most comprehensive hospitals in New York and the nation, New York Presbyterian Hospital and its affiliated medical schools – Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Medical College of Cornell University – are recognized for the state-of-the-art diagnosis, treatment and research in a broad spectrum of specialties and subspecialties.

Information Requested to Initiate Patient Transfer/MD-to-MD Conference:

  • Patient's name, date of birth and weight.
  • Patient's primary diagnosis/required service.
  • Requested NewYork-Presbyterian campus: Columbia, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital or Weill Cornell/Komansky Center for Children's Health.
  • Name and phone number of sending physician.
  • Name of sending hospital and phone number of nursing unit.
  • Patient's status:
    • Current condition
    • Desired time for transfer
    • Plan of care
  • Fax patient demographic information to NYP STAT.

Contact

NewYork-Presbyterian
Stat Numbers
Phone: 1-800-NYP-STAT
(1-800-697-7828)
Fax: (212) 746-8737
NYPH Internal Number
Phone: (212) 746-4703

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