Considerations in establishing emergency medical services response time goals.

@article{Bailey2003ConsiderationsIE,
  title={Considerations in establishing emergency medical services response time goals.},
  author={E David Bailey and Thomas Sweeney},
  journal={Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors},
  year={2003},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={397-9}
}
• Medical directors should have the authority to lead the establishment of response interval performance standards and possess the resources needed to monitor response interval data. • The dispatch process should be carefully analyzed and streamlined. Calls should be prioritized based on severity and response interval performance standards established for emergent, urgent, and nonurgent complaints. 
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