Referral Process

How to refer a patient to Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital:

  • To schedule an assessment for your patient with our intake and referral clinicians: Call 253-301-5400.
  • To send patient information: Fax 253-301-5402.

To transfer a patient from an Emergency department:

1. Call for bed availability: 253-301-5400

2. Fax ED report: 253-301-5402

  • The ED report should include:
    • Patient identification, clinical history, co-morbidities
    • Labs and tests ordered and completed
    • Medication history and list of current medications
    • Ambulatory status
    • Language needs
    • Usual & customary practice of doctor-to-doctor report

3. Transfer patient to Wellfound; ask ambulance to call with five-minute ETA

  • The transfer record should include:
    • Face sheet
    • Physician evaluation & psychiatric assessment
    • Labs/tests ordered & results
    • Treatment and response in ED
    • Medication reconciliation and ED meds

Download our Referral Process for Emergency Departments Seeking Admission flow chart.

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