Lakeland Regional Health

Referral Transfer Center

Making referrals to our facilities is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

At Lakeland Regional Health, we place patients at the heart of all we do. Our goal is to ensure patients feel supported and cared for each step of their healthcare journey. This includes ensuring the transfer of patients to our facility is as smooth and prompt as possible. The Lakeland Regional Health Transfer Center is your source for acute transfers and direct admissions.

1. Call 863.687.1211 to start a transfer.
2. Provide us with patient information.
3. Let our team take care of the rest!

Initiate a Transfer

Simply call 863.687.1211 and we’ll handle the rest!

What We Need from You:

When you call, we will ask for patient and clinical information. Please provide us with the following information:

  • Your name and contact number
  • Referring provider’s name and contact number
  • Patient’s name, DOB, SSN, diagnosis, and other relevant clinical information
  • Specialty requested
  • Level of care needed
  • Mode of transportation

Our Team and Our Process

The Lakeland Regional Health Transfer Center is staffed by our highly skilled registered nurses. When you call, one of our nurses will:

  • Identify the appropriate clinical setting and specialist for your patient based on capability, capacity, and patient preference.
  • Facilitate a recorded call between the referring and accepting provider.
  • Complete a registration.
  • Organize the bed assignment.
  • Assemble necessary clinical details for hospital admission.
  • Provide admission information to the referring provider.
  • Answer any questions throughout the process.
  • Facilitate physician-to-physician consults, when necessary.

Remember, call 863.687.1211 and we’ll handle the rest!

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