To arrange a transport, please call 215-590-2160 from outside Children's Hospital or ext. 4-2160 within the Hospital. This is a direct connection to our 24-hour communications center.
The Emergency Transport Program facilitates the transfer of patients to and from The Children's
We use an interdisciplinary approach to make complex transport arrangements and collaborative decisions regarding transport modes such as BLS, ALS and critical care.
Your transfer request begins with your call to the communications center at 215-590-2160 or ext. 4-2160. We will respond to your call as follows:
Our team provides specialized pediatric transport services to and from The Children's
Patients may be transported by ambulance, rotor wing or fixed wing aircraft as determined by the specific situation.
To facilitate patient transfer, please have copies of the patient's medical record, X-rays, laboratory data and other pertinent information available for the transport team when they arrive.
Questions regarding transport issues should be directed to either the medical director or nurse manager.