An administrative perspective on emergency medicine

Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1987 Feb;5(1):149-53.


Administrators expect that their emergency room will meet the expectations of all the patients they serve. To do so requires leadership, planning, and cooperation. To not do so is a contradiction of the term emergency, and a misrepresentation of purpose, intent, and capability.

MeSH terms

  • Emergency Medical Services*
  • Emergency Service, Hospital / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Quality of Health Care