The purpose of the paper is to describe a recent comprehensive analysis of emergency transportation, communication, and treatment services in Philadelphia. The paper describes the rise in emergency service use and some proposals intended to deal with the problems generated. It discusses the specific origins of the emergency medical service crisis in Philadelphia, the formation of a task force to deal with it, the studies carried out, and the specific recommendations of the task force.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Pennsylvania Law School

    3400 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA  United States  19104

    National Center for Health Services Research

    5600 Fishers Lane
    Rockville, MD  United States  20852
  • Authors:
    • Hamilton, W F
    • Finley, J E
  • Publication Date: 1972

Media Info

  • Pagination: 40 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00094028
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NCHSR-76/83
  • Contract Numbers: PHS-HS-00849
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 10 1976 12:00AM