Context: Some AHS facilities have an emergency department (ED) service but no inpatient beds. A partnered (usually rural) facility has inpatient beds and the ED prescriber may be admitting a patient from the first ED to the receiving second facility. Indeed, the prescriber may have cross-covering responsibilities at the second site.
Answer: Such workflows should be handled like an Interfacility Transfer from one Connect Care site to another for direct admit. There are some special considerations: