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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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