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  • Complex Patient Transfers

  • Adult and Pediatric Critical Care Transport

    Rhode Island Hospital has two critical care transport teams: an adult team and a pediatric team. These highly skilled teams provide intensive care treatment during the transport of patients.

    Our adult critical care transport team includes: Our pediatric critical care transport team includes:
    • Emergency medicine physicians
    • Senior emergency medicine residents
    • Critical care paramedics
     
    • Pediatric emergency medicine physicians
    • Pediatric intensive care physicians
    • Senior pediatric residents
    • Pediatric intensive care nurses and respiratory therapists
    • Critical care paramedics
     

    To transfer a patient, call 401-444-3000.

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    Complex Patient Transfers

    Rhode Island ExpressCare provides a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week access to an experienced team of registered nurse coordinators who arrange for the transfer of patients to Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital or Hasbro Children's Hospital from other hospitals throughout the region.

    Our experienced team of registered nurse coordinators manages every transfer, and our adult and pediatric critical care transport teams provide the safest, most efficient transfer.

    Our two critical transport teams—an adult team and a pediatric team—are highly skilled to provide intensive care treatment during the transport of patients in state-of-the-art ambulances.

    Each ambulance is equipped with:

    • transport ventilator
    • medication refrigerator
    • fluid warmer
    • multiple IV medication pumps
    • support for high-fidelity manikin training

    We recognize the importance of communication, and provide physicians with an update on your patient within 72 hours. Rhode Island ExpressCare streamlines patient transfers with one call and communication at every step.

     

    To transfer a patient, call 401-444-3000.