For Referring Physicians

The transfer of care process for referring physicians is seamless with the Doctor Access Line: 1-866-684-FAST [3278].

Questions or Concerns About Doctor Access Line?

Please contact:
Kathy Jones, BSN, RNC
Nurse Manager, SoutheastHEALTH Doctor Access Line

Transfer of Care Process

Step 1. The Access Center RN staffing this center (24/7) receives calls from:

  • Hospitals
  • Physician offices
  • Clinics
Step 2. The Access Center RN:
  • Collects initial patient information
  • Pages the on-call physician for requested service
  • Determines clinical reason for transfer
  • Arranges physician to physician contact

Step 3. With everyone on the call, we:

  • Secure a bed
  • Ask the sending hospital to fax demographic sheet and any necessary paper work
  • Obtain orders
  • Provide the patient room number