Interfacility Emergency Department (ED) to ED Transfers

Enhancement updates provide short alerts to new, fixed or improved Connect Care functions...
  • Clarified ED to ED Interfacility Transfer Process
Transferring patients between emergency departments (EDs) is a relatively common workflow. With Wave 2 launch, ED to ED transfers can now involve two sites using Connect Care as the record of care. The RAAPID service, which facilitates ED to ED transitions, is also on Connect Care. Accordingly, there are a few key steps that ED prescribers should be aware of, especially the need to discharge a patient from one site before arriving the patient at a different ED. These considerations are summarized in updates to the Manual: