Palestinian Authority won't refer patients to Israeli hospitals

Claiming Israeli 'piracy' and promising continued professional treatment, PA ceases referrals to Israeli hospitals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 3:52 PM

'You cannot give medical tourists preference over Israelis'

'Hotam' organization demands Knesset forbid preferential treatment of Palestinian Arabs, medical tourists, at Israelis' expense.Yedidya Ben-Or, 9/14/2017, 9:05 AM

'Your business is national pride'

President Rivlin meets Galilee Medical Center staff, says treating Syrian victims is a 'business of national pride.'Chana Roberts, 4/10/2017, 7:42 AM

Poll: Israelis distrustful of hospital doctors

New poll shows Israelis far more likely to trust doctors at their local clinic than hospital staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2017, 9:43 AM

Health Ministry report exposes sepsis rates in Israeli hospitals

Health Ministry report details which hospitals have most cases of sepsis, which have least.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2017, 8:19 AM

News conference explains maternity ward 'division'

'New Jewish mothers want to rest, not have Arab partying,' says panelist at health conference, explaining valid cultural differences.Ido Ben Porat, 11/14/2016, 8:46 AM

Health workers, hospitals targeted in Syria war

Pattern of apparently deliberate targeting of hospitals and medical facilities emerges in Syria.AFP , 9/28/2016, 10:44 PM

Doctors to begin strike on Thursday morning

Hospitals to operate on Shabbat schedule after negotiations to avert strike fail.Elad Benari, 8/11/2016, 3:55 AM

'Cofix revolution' to reach Israeli hospitals?

Health Ministry conducting talks with the 5-shekel coffee chain to lower prices in hospital food courts, ease burden on patients' families.Tova Dvorin, 12/9/2015, 8:50 AM

Israel's New Tourist Attraction: the Jewish Doctor

Ministers announce new legislation regulating the medical tourism industry, in which Israel hopes to become a global leader.Moshe Cohen, 7/19/2015, 6:28 PM

Four Syrian Hospitals Shut Down After Regime Raid

Intensive government airstrikes in southern Syria which killed at least 18 have also forced the closure of four hospitals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2015, 2:56 PM

Former MK: Yaalon Promised No More Medical Treatment for Syrians

Former MK Ayoub Kara asked Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon to prevent the entry of any more Syrians into Israel for medical treatment.Yaakov Levi , 3/4/2015, 3:16 PM

Study Shows Wide Gaps in Hospital Services

Depending on the procedure, Israelis can find themselves waiting just a few days - or years - for a non-emergency procedure or operationYaakov Levi, 11/30/2014, 7:34 PM

Poll: Three Quarters of Hospital 'Customers' Satisfied

A Health Minsitry poll showed that the large majority of Israelis are satisfied with the care they get in hospitals.Yaakov Levi, 11/11/2014, 4:10 PM

Work Dispute, Prelude to Strike, Declared at Israeli Hospitals

The Histadrut labor union on Thursday declared a work dispute in all of Israel's hospitals. A strike could evolve within weeks.Yaakov Levi , 4/24/2014, 4:52 PM

Mixed Healthcare News in OECD Report

OECD finds that Israelis are healthy, but hospitals are understaffed and overcrowded. Government promises change.Maayana Miskin, 7/1/2011, 12:38 PM

Doctors' Strike Returns to Public Hospitals

All public hospitals, with the exception of Ziv Medical Center in Tzfat, are operating on a Shabbat schedule due to a doctors strike.Chana Ya'ar, 5/22/2011, 1:56 PM

Bikur Cholim Hospital Gets Another Chance

Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman has approved a recovery plan for Bikur Cholim Hospital following Jerusalem terror attack.Maayana Miskin, 4/1/2011, 1:58 PM

Israel Builds World's Largest Underground Hospital

All concrete equipment north of Jerusalem pulled to Haifa as Israel builds the world's largest underground hospital, used in case of air attacks.Maayana Miskin, 10/18/2010, 1:19 AM

Arab Boy from Jenin Saved in Afula Hospital

A Jenin Arab’s antipathy is replaced by appreciation after his son’s life is saved in HaEmek Hospital in Afula.Hillel Fendel, 6/7/2010, 12:33 PM

Ancient Tombs Lead to Government Dispute

Tombs in Ashkelon threaten government stability as ministers argue over construction of a hospital wing, Health Ministry Director-General quits.Maayana Miskin, 3/21/2010, 7:27 PM

Hospital Emergency Ward Closure Reflects Larger Problem

Once again, a major hospital in Israel is filled past capacity and temporarily closed to Magen David Adom ambulances: Rambam Hospital in Haifa.Hillel Fendel, 3/9/2010, 4:24 PM

New Law Prescribes Hebrew for Doctors

A new law requires doctors to know Hebrew before they obtain a license to practice medicine in the State of Israel.Hana Levi Julian, 3/3/2010, 2:50 PM