We offer comprehensive neonatal and pediatric critical care transport by ground ambulance, helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft. Our fleet of three Nemours-owned ambulances provides door-to-door service for patients who come to Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware from referring hospitals and other facilities throughout Delaware Valley and the tri-state area (Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey).
Providing a Mobile Pediatric Intensive Care Unit for Your Patient
Functioning as a mobile pediatric intensive care unit, our Transport Team is specially trained and experienced in the care of children, from birth to age 18, with acute and complex needs and can provide rapid response for medical transports at all times.
Our doctors are available for consultative care as soon as we receive a request for our services. Health care personnel from our hospital will work together with the contacting hospital or health care facility to plan the child’s care.
What Happens After Arrival at Our Hospital
Depending on the patient’s specific plan of care, the child may be admitted to the Emergency Department of Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware. Or, the patient may be transported directly to the most appropriate inpatient care unit (such as surgery, neurology, oncology, cardiology and rehabilitation).
Our transport patients may also be admitted to the:
Real-Time Access to Your Patient's Electronic Health Record
From the moment you call our Transport Communication Center, our communication specialists set in motion the preparations required to best serve the child’s needs. Our advanced electronic health record (EHR) links our clinical team to the patient’s entire medical record throughout the transport.