improving WARM transitions of care

through Hospital partnerships 

 

Ambulance Alternative   

SUMMIT Specialty Transport is an ambulance alternative for hospital discharge to rehab or nursing homes.   With ambulance charges of 7 to 8 times higher than our cost, SUMMIT Specialty Transport is a cost-saving solution for patients, families, and healthcare providers. 

For additional information on Medicare ambulance coverage guidelines, click here  .

  

Population Health Management  

Readmissions have been a key concern for hospital executives ever since the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program was created by the Affordable Care Act in 2010.

SUMMIT Specialty Transport will assist your hospital system, ACO, physician group, and care management staff through cost effective transportation through acute and post-acute levels of care.

Long Distance Transportation

SUMMIT Specialty Transport offers St. Louis based hospital or acute rehabilitation hospital discharge wheelchair transportation within a 50 mile driving radius of St. Louis.  

SUMMIT Specialty Transport’s corporate fleet consists of new Ford Transits that give riders plenty of personal space.  Extra seating is available for four extra family or friends, who can ride along for free.  


Protecting you PHI 
  

SUMMIT Specialty Transport understands the critical importance of safeguarding PHI (Protected Health Information) when we transport your patients to acute rehab or skilled nursing rehab. 

Our driver specialists are trained on the importance of protecting PHI and transport all PHI in a wheelchair bag secured to the patient’s wheelchair.  

Infection Control 

SUMMIT Specialty Transport’s driver specialists are trained on the Joint Commission and CMS’ Hand Hygiene and Infection Control standards.  Our Driver Specialists will use hand sanitizer before/after the enter patient rooms and before/after they transport our riders back to original destination.  

SUMMIT Specialty Transport is committed to proper hand hygiene and wheelchair sanitation and uses hospital approved cleaning products. 

 

2086 Concourse Drive

St. Louis, MO  63146

#314-548-2122