For nearly 100 years, Hadassah and its hospitals have been leaders in medicine and nursing in Israel, laying the foundations and setting the standards for the modern health care system.
Numbers & Figures
Hadassah's 850 physicians and doctors, 1,940 nurses, 1,020 paramedical and support staff work across two medical center hospitals in Israel.
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America is the largest Jewish organization and the largest women's organization in the United States.
Find out how to get to the Hadassah hospitals and clinics by car, on the bus or using the Jerusalem light railway, and find Hadassah locations on a map.
Welcome to Hadassah hospitals as an inpatient. Here you can find information on the facilities available to you before you arrive and during your stay.
Phone BookOur online phonebook will help you find useful phone numbers and addresses for getting in touch with the Hadassah hospitals & facilities.
Obstetrics & Gynecology
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Hadassah Medical Center has great experience in providing excellence in women's healthcare.
The aim of the "Natural Childbirth Center" is to provide a framework that encourages physiological labor and birth for women who are at "low risk".
Hadassah Baby Hotel
The hotel provides women and their new born an environment of convenience right after giving birth.
A nature trail around the Ein Kerem Hadassah Hospital campus, created by a dedicated crew of Hadassah volunteers, provides a way of exploring the lush scenery of the area.
Thousands of high school students participate every year in the seminar "Youths drive differently", aimed at reducing their level of involvement in road accidents.
The Patricia and Russell Fleischman Center for Women's Health, the only one of its kind in Israel, is a multidisciplinary center that takes a holistic approach to women's health.
The mission of the Hadassah Medical School is to train doctors who, on graduating, will have acquired the knowledge, skills and professional behavior...
Nursing SchoolHadassah has pioneered nursing education in Israel from the organization's inception to this day.
The Hebrew University - Hadassah School of Dental Medicine was established as an independent unit in 1965.
The Technology Transfer Company of Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem promotes and commercializes HMO's continuously generated intellectual property...
The Hadassah Biotechnology Park is located in the heart of the Ein Kerem Hadassah campus, right next to Hadassah University Hospitals and Hebrew University's Medical School.
World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki: Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects, Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Blood DonationThe Hadassah Blood Bank serves all departments of the hospital, and is set up to provide blood and various blood components to patients. More
Volunteering at HadassahDozens of volunteers work at Hadassah every day and help its hospitals in fulfilling their mission: saving lives, treating patients and creating conditions for a better health system. More
Giving to HadassahParticipate in lifesaving healing, teaching and research through a contribution to Hadassah. More
Updated May 2016
Birthplace: Haifa, Israel
1968-1971: Military Service Zahal (Israeli)
Married, 5 children
1971-1972: Medical School, University of Bologna, Italy
1973–1977: Sackler School of Medicine, MD. Tel Aviv University
1983: Ministry of Health. Cardiology, Specialization and Certification
1986–1990: Tel Aviv University, Health Systems MHA. The Faculty of Management. Management Cum Laude.The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, The Kovens Health Systems Management Center
1993: Ministry of Health, Health System Management, Specialization and Certification
1995: Johns Hopkins Medical Center, School of Hygiene and Public Biostatistics and Epidemiology Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
1999: The British Council International Networking Events. Health Economics: Choices in Health. Aug. - Sept. York, England
SERVICE IN ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS
1977-1978: Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Intern.
1978-1980: Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Internal Medicine, Resident
1980-1982: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University Medicine Instructor
1981-1985: Chaim Sheba Heart Institute Center, Tel Hashomer Medical Resident
1981-1982: Kinsbrouk Center Touro College, Brooklyn New York, USA. Assistant Program Physician, Invited Lecturer
1982-2015: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Cardiology Instructor
1988-1989: Haifa University, Political Science, Adjunct Lecturer
1988-1989: Leon Recanati Faculty of Management, Faculty of Management and School of Business & Economics and Administration, Business Strategy for Health Systems Tel Aviv University.
1993-2012: Leon Recanati Faculty of Management, Introduction to Course Organizer Graduate Health Systems School of Business & Administration,Tel Aviv University
1994 : Tel Aviv University and Sheba Medical Center, First Course in Course Manager, Faculty of Medicine, Emergency Medicine for Italian Doctors in Israel
1994: Tel Aviv University Faculty of Medicine Continuing Medical Education Program. Further studies in Medicine, Risk Management & Quality Assurance in Medicine Adjunct Lecturer
1994: Clark University, Professional and and Technology Continuing Education, Israel College Program Information Systems,Course Lecturer
1996-2015: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University Health Policy &.Health Economic Issues & Risk Management for Medical Students, Course Organizer for 6th year medical students
1998: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Clinical Senior Lecturer
1983: Board Certified in Cardiology, State of Israel
1985-1987: Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Heart Institute, Senior Cardiologist
1988-1999: Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Deputy Director
1990-1992: Chaim Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer Administration, Resident in Hospital Administration
1993: Board Certified in Hospital Administration, State of Israel
1999–2004: Chaim Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Director, Acute Care Hospital
2001–2015: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Epidemiology, Preventive, & Occupational Medicine, Clinical Clerkship, Course Organizer for 6th year medical students
2004: Sackler School of Medicine Tel Aviv University, Health Systems Management, Assoc. Clinical Professor
2004-2016: Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Director General
2016: The Academic Center of Law and Science, Course: Management of Health Services Systems in Israel, Lecturer
2016: Hadassah Medical Organization, Director General
1984-1989: State’s Physician Organization, Treasurer
1985-1991: World Fellowship of the Israel Medical Assoc, Chairman
1986-1989: Editorial Board of the “Quarterly Medical Review, Chairman
1986-1991:Editorial Board of “AMIF” (Assoc. des Medecins Israelites, France), Member
1989- present: Harefuah, Reviewer of Articles on Health Care
1994-present: Health Systems International, Consultant
1994-1999: Ministry of Health, Lombardia Region, Consultant for Reforms of Health Systems & Emergency Services
1998-2000: Ministry of Finance, Israel, Consultant for the health system
1998-2002: The Research & Development Fund Sheba Medical Center, General Director
1998-2016: Tel Hashomer, L.T.D. (a medical technology application company), General Director
1999-2002: Scientific Committee I.M.A. Committee Member for recognition of Specialization in Health System Management
2000: Center for Advanced Technology Application, Sheba Medical Center, Founder
2000: MAJ, Reviewer
2001: Advanced Medical Education and Simulation Center, Sheba Medical Center, Founder
2002-2012: The Israeli Medical Institute for Health and Health Services Research, Grant Reviewer
2004-present: Planning and Building of Hospitals Worldwide, International Consultant
1972: Bologna University, “Bursa di Studio e Esonero di Tasse”
1978: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Distinction Award for Thesis on 3-5 CAMP in Ischemic Myocardium
1987: Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Dean’s Award for Outstanding Academic Achievements
1987:University College, London, Comparative Health Systems, Visiting Fellow
1987: Guy’s Hospital, London, Comparative Health System. Visiting Fellow
1987: New York State Health Department, Albany, NY. Comparative Health System, Visiting Fellow
1987: John’s Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, MD. Comparative Health Systems, Visiting Fellow
1987: New England Medical Center, Boston, MA Comparative Health Systems. Visiting Fellow
2006/7: North Western University, Chicago, IL. Life Watch Project with Prof. Alan Kadish, Visiting Professor
1986: Dorff’s Scholarship for Specialization in Health System Management.
Membership Professional Associations
1978: Israel Medical Association, Israel
1989: Israel Heart Society, Israel
1990: Israel Association of Hospital Managers, European Society of Cardiology, Israel
1997: Israel National Institute for Health Services & Health Policy Research. “Uniform data sets for reporting medical care services in Israel – identification and validation of their effectiveness as health care cost and quality indicators.” With Dr. Julian Zelingher
1998: Israel National Institute for Health Services & Health Policy Research. “Early discharge of newborns and mothers: assessment of health risks, cost-effectiveness, patient content and the need for post discharge follow-up." With Dr. Daniel S. Seidman
1999: Israel National Institute for Health Services & Health Policy Research. “Health care services utilization of elderly persons during the last months of life”. With Prof. Shlomo Noy and Dr. Perla Werner.
2000: Israel National Institute for Health Services & Health Policy Research. “Effect of establishing a dedicated organized acute stroke unit on quality of care, disability, survival & long-term costs of stroke: implications for policy & organization of health services in Israel. With Dr. David Tanne.
2002: Israel National Institute for Health Services & Health Policy Research. DRG system as a unified tool for costing and the reimbursement in the inpatient setting – Retrospective and prospective analysis and comparison to the current methods.
OTHER TEACHING ACTIVITIES
B.A. Students Supervised by Candidate
1989: Alon Faiet, Meir Haviv, Vered Jhony: Cost Accounting of Elective Surgery in Public Hospitals. Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business & Administration, Tel Aviv University
1989: Michael Netz, Yair Safrat: Development of Private Medical Service Model in Public Hospitals
1989: Einat Paz, Itzhak Veiner, Eli Zeidman: Feasibility Study of Changing Reform Fully Hospitalized Rehabilitation to Day Care, Rehabilitation Service
1989: Amir Madri, Avigdor Avney, Eyal Gihon: Analyzing Dependent Variables to Explain Clinical Budget of Surgical Wards
1989: Zohar Ronen, Sigalit Biterman, Anat Peled: Satisfaction from the Medical Services Comparison of Primary Care Services and Out-Patient
Yael Kay: Clinics in Different Hospitals
1989: Anat Ailon, Orli Veber, Arnon Rubinstein, Simon Robson: Black Medicine” in Israel
1989: Evron Epstein, Ofer Gedalan, Ribeka Franko: The Efficiency of Surgical Ward in Public Hospitals to that of a Private Hospital
1989: Efraim Nagel, Pinchas Farber, Nitzan Avrahami, Anat Muntag: Strategic Planning for a Public Hospital
1989: Udi Doron, Eran Livne, Amnon Yoseph: Cost Accounting of Cardiological and Cardio-Surgical Services
1989: Yael Yeberman, Hawa Israeli, Kineret Ben-Amram, Joseph Ben-Amram: Job Analysis of Cardiologists
1989: Reuven Bukstein, Moshe Golomb, Zevi Zivelin: Decision Support System for Laboratory Equipment Order System
1989: Aagin Simons, Eran Shewartz, Silvia Kadishevitz: Different Employment Modalities in Radiology
M.A. Students Supervised by Candidate
1995: Dr. Y. Yahav, Dr. A. Dvir, R. Gilad: Marketing & Financial Feasibility of Multi- Disciplinary Center for Multiple Sclerosis. Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business & Administration, Tel Aviv University
1998: Noa Gismer, Liat Dagan-Dolev: ABC Cost Estimate for Heart Institute. Ben Gurion University of the Negev
1999: Bruno Lavie: The Addition of User & DSS Characteristics in a Medical Decision Making Model. Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business & Administration, Tel Aviv University
2000: Daniel Zeidman: Cost Evaluation of Early Discharge of Mothers & their Infants, Tel Aviv University
2004: Tomer Ziv: Transmission of nosocomial infection between the rehabilitation and the general hospitals. Tel Aviv University
Ph.D. Students Supervised by Candidate
2000: Rivka Hazan:Proposing a more efficient horizontal management model for providing medical services to patients with chronic M.S. Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Residents’ Basic Science Projects Supervised by Candidate
1984: Jean Shauraki: The Effect of Salbutamol on Poor Left Ventricular Function. Heart Institute, Research Lab, Sheba Medical Center
1985: Joseph Shemesh: Mexelltin in Chronic Poor Left Ventricular Function. Heart Institute, Research Lab., Sheba Medical Center
Health System Management Residents Supervised by Candidate
1996: Dr. Rachel Miron
1998: Dr. Poriah Shahaf
2000: Dr. Orna Tal
2001: Dr. Miki Burstein
2002: Dr. Paul Benedek
2003: Dr. Eitan Haver
2003: Dr. Arnon Afek
2004: Dr. Gil Fire
2004: Dr. Ariel Horowitz
2005: Dr. Ishai Ostfeld
2013: Dr. Eyal Zimlichman
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