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Patient referrals and transfers

Patient referrals and transfers

Patient referrals and transfers

At Shriners Hospitals for Children — Philadelphia, we value relationships with our referring providers. It is our belief that effective communication and strong partnerships help to provide quality, seamless care to the children we serve. Please contact the director of business development if you have questions, need assistance or would like to schedule an office visit with one of our staff. Please view our Patient Referral video to hear from Drs. Kozin and Samdani. 

Rachel Singer
Director of Business Development
Email
Office: 215-430-4012
Mobile phone: 215-817-3609

Services provided:

  • Assistance with referrals, access and communication
  • Personalized hospital tours
  • Support for service concerns and issue resolution
  • Education on programs, physicians, processes and services
  • Assistance in scheduling physician experts from the Philadelphia Shriners Hospital for grand rounds or lectures
  • Provision of detailed referral reports to assist you in referral tracking. These reports include summaries, future appointments, missed appointments and patient updates.

Refer a patient

Referring or transferring patients to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Philadelphia is a simple process, which only involves a phone call. Any child age 18 or under is eligible for care as long as the child’s condition is within the scope of services provided. All children are cared for regardless of the families' ability to pay.

There are multiple ways to refer a patient. Complete our Patient Referral Form and fax it to 215-430-4228 or call our new patient line at 215-430-4140. You may also use your own form or refer through your electronic medical record.

After we receive the referral, our new patient intake coordinator will contact the family within one to two business days. Once the appointment date is established, you will receive an appointment confirmation letter in the mail.

Referral numbers

Phone: 215-430-4140
Fax line: 215-430-4228

   
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