Operations - Emergency Transfer Center
Mississippi MED-COM is the transfer center for all emergency transfers into The University of Mississippi Medical Center. MED-COM staff answer over nine hundred emergency transfer calls each month from hospitals across Mississippi and western Louisiana.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center is the only Level I trauma center in Mississippi and Children's of Mississippi is the only pediatric hospital in Mississippi. Both hospitals serve as a tertiary referral center for nearly three million residents.
Mississippi MED-COM provides a single point of contact for referring providers statewide to facilitate timely acceptance of their critical patients. Mississippi MED-COM also assist hospitals in arranging out-of-state transport of burn patients to burn centers. Additionally, Mississippi MED-COM acts as the access point to Medical Control physicians for those EMS agencies that have Medical Control through UMMC.
- All emergency transfers