Hospital Designations and 911 Transport

911 Transport

There are important factors to consider when determining the transport decision of a patient including hospital capability, transport distances, transport capability, severity of illness or injury, and patient preference. Getting the patient to the right place at the right time can make a difference with patient outcomes. NYS Department of Health has designated various systems of care to identify those hospitals that meet specific criteria for patient care:

Resource Listing of NYS Department of Health Hospital Designations to Assist with 911 Transport Decisions:

Trauma (Various Levels of Designation)



Perinatal (Various Levels of Designation)