The hospital administration plays a vital a role in saving lives, without having to take scalpel in hand. Hospital administration manage hospitals, outpatient clinics, hospices, and drug-abuse treatment centers. Administration make sure hospitals operate efficiently and provide passable medical care to patients. Their responsibilities are numerous and sometimes require the backing of the medical and support staff. They act as liaisons between governing boards, medical staff, and department heads and integrate the activities of all departments so they function as a whole.