JAMA 100 Years Ago Section Editor: Jennifer Reiling, Assistant Editor.
The importance of hospitals to the community is now so universally acknowledged that it needs no comment; the organization of hospitals, on the other hand, and the proper relationship which should exist between the medical staff, the administrative officers and the public is a matter which has been treated in this country in far too haphazard a manner. Every hospital trustee, every superintendent and every member of a hospital staff should read the admirable discussion of hospital organization which has recently appeared from the pen of Dr Goldwater1 of Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City.
THE MEDICAL STAFF AND THE HOSPITAL.. JAMA. 2007;297(14):1605. doi:10.1001/jama.297.14.1605