If the system is configured to support transfer with equipment, the next step is that you move the
patient together with the equipment, e.g. multi-measurement module, to the destination bed you
have selected. If the equipment is still connected to the source bed, the
window opens requesting you to move the patient and equipment, but also offering the possibility
to keep the multi-measurement module at the current bed for use with the next patient (with the
Before doing a transfer ensure that no other patient is using the destination bed and/or equipment
from the destination bed.
When a patient is transferred you need to check that the patient has all the required monitoring
equipment at the destination bed.
Moving the Patient with an MMS
Connect the Multi-measurement Module to the patient monitor at the destination bed.
Using the New Patient Key
If the monitor at the destination bed is not free:
Select the patient name field at the top of the monitor to open the
When you select your patient from the list, you will be asked to confirm that the patient should be
transferred into this bed. After confirmation the transfer is complete.
Transferring Patients with IntelliVue Information Center
Transferring a Centrally-Monitored Patient
Scenario: A centrally-monitored patient is moved to another monitoring location on the same
Information Center database server without interrupting the collection of patient trend information.
Before you disconnect the MMS from the monitor, select the patient name field or select the
pop-up key. If the patient is not admitted or not monitored by an Information Center, the
This step preserves the patient's demographic data during the transfer.
Remove the MMS and any connected extensions from the monitor.
Silence the resulting
Connect the MMS to the transport monitor and monitor your patient during the move.
window will open, asking whether you want to transfer the patient to this bed.
pop-up key to complete the transfer.
to free up the monitor.
and enter your patient's name to get the patient data from the system.
SmartKey to open the
key is inactive ("grayed-out").
5 Managing Patients and Equipment
Transfer with Equipment
window, then select the