Transfer a Patient
At Lakeview Hospital, we accept all patient transfers that we can care for safely. Our 24-hour HealthPartners Direct hospital admission hotline is available for doctors and clinicians to arrange a transfer or referral at any time.
Patients not appropriate for Lakeview Hospital are few, but include those who require:
When you call HealthPartners Direct, you’ll speak with a specially trained staff member. They’ll ask you a few questions, and then connect you with an on-call clinician. We arrange safe, timely patient transfers – if necessary.
When you call, we'll ask a series of questions about the patient and provider to ensure that the patient is promptly and successfully transferred into our care. With this information, we’ll connect the referring provider with the appropriate services.
Please have the following information ready. (Note: We may ask additional triage questions, depending on the patient’s diagnosis.)
Lakeview Hospital is a Level III Trauma Center, certified acute stroke ready hospital, and has a Level II nursery with 24/7 neonatal care.
Our services allow for higher acuity care, not available at most community hospitals. We’re proud to be recognized as a top quality community hospital with national recognition for:
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