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Patient referrals and transfers

Patient referrals and transfers

At Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland, we value relationships with our referring providers. It’s our belief that effective communication and strong partnerships help to provide quality, seamless care to the children we serve. Please contact one of our physician relations team members if you have questions, need assistance or would like assistance to schedule an office visit with one of our staff.

New patient referral process

There are two ways to refer a new patient:

  • Call our new patient referral department
  • Fax your patient's demographic page and relevant chart notes to our new patient referral fax line and we will call and schedule your patient.

New patient referral line: 503-221-3422
New patient referral fax line: 503-221-3483

After we receive the referral, our new patient intake coordinators will contact the family to set up their appointment. Once the appointment date is established, you will receive an appointment confirmation letter in the mail.

Access the Portland Shriners Hospital referral form

Physician relations liaisons

The Portland Shriners Hospitals physician relations liaisons are here to assist our referring community physicians and all health care professionals. Below is their contact information and a list of the services they can provide.

Steve Hargett
Physician Relations Liaison
971-347-4348
Email

Andrea Schulman-Cox
Physician Relations Liaison
971-282-4628
Email

Services provided

  • Assistance with new patient referrals, access and communication
  • Support for service concerns and issue resolution
  • Education on our programs, physicians, processes and services
  • Assist with new patient referral future appointment dates and/or direction to appropriate departments for obtaining patient information
  • Personalized hospital tours
   
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