Patient Transfer Process Flowchart

The decision to transfer a patient to another department, floor or facility involves many considerations. Make sure all key decision makers have been consulted and informed by using a patient transfer process flowchart. The patient transfer process flowchart template provided in SmartDraw gives you a starting place you can modify to meet your needs by adding, deleting or editing steps.


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Patient Transfer Process
Transfer Patient with personnel, equipment, records, etc.
Transfer approved by preferred facility?
Will insurance cover expenses of transfer?
Does patient consent?
Inform Patient of risks and benefits
Decision to transfer patient
Consider medical, legal, ethical obligations
Is there another recommended facility?
Patient accepts responsibility for transportation bill?
Should patient be transferred?
Do not transfer patient