Patient Transfer Center

Your 24/7 transfer service for adult and pediatric patients

Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s Patient Transfer Center offers one convenient phone number to connect you to 24/7 transfer services for adult and pediatric patients. Our goal is to seamlessly streamline the transfer process from patient acceptance to patient discharge.

To transfer a patient, simply call 843-522-7653 for around-the-clock assistance from our dedicated team of experienced nurses who serve as patient transfer coordinators. Please be prepared to provide:

  • Your name
  • Referring physician's name
  • Referring hospital's name
  • Phone number
  • Patient's name
  • Service needed by patient
  • Patient’s basic condition

The patient transfer coordinator will then:

  • Notify referring facility of bed availability, or time estimation of next available bed.
  • Facilitate conversation between referring and accepting physicians.
  • Arrange for patient acceptance.*
  • Facilitate all admission requirements and coordinate bed arrangements.

* In the event that bed space is unavailable at BMH, the patient transfer coordinator will ascertain if referring facility wants to wait on the next available bed.

NOTE: Transfer of patients is facilitated 24 hours a day. Non-emergent transfers are managed on a case-by-case basis.