Hospital works to uncover source of germ that killed 3 preemies

Hospital works to uncover source of germ that killed 3 preemies

Pennsylvania hospital trying to uncover source of bacteria which killed 3 premature infants and infected 5 others.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2019, 8:45 AM
Only 66% of one-year-olds are vaccinated

Only 66% of one-year-olds are vaccinated

New Health Ministry report on early childhood care, hospital wait times, shows improvement in health care, but leaves much to be desired.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2019, 8:33 AM
New study examines Israel's hospital system

New study examines Israel's hospital system

Taub Center examines failings in Israel's hospital system, results emphasize disparities between center and periphery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2019, 6:00 AM
Palestinian Authority won't refer patients to Israeli hospitals

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'

'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'

'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

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 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'

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

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

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?

'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

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

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 to Stop Syrian Visits

Former MK: Yaalon Promised to Stop Syrian Visits

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

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: 75% of Hospital 'Customers' Satisfied

Poll: 75% 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 Declared at Israeli Hospitals

Work Dispute 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 from OECD

Mixed Healthcare News from OECD

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 -- Again

Doctors' Strike Returns -- Again

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
New Hope for Bikur Cholim

New Hope for Bikur Cholim

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's Underground Hospital

Israel's 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
Snake-Bitten Arab Boy Saved

Snake-Bitten Arab Boy Saved

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 Dispute

Ancient Tombs Lead to 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
No Room in Emergency Ward

No Room in Emergency Ward

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
Law Prescribes Hebrew for MDs

Law Prescribes Hebrew for MDs

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