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Rambam hospital director: Gov't demanded that we drop standards

Rambam hospital director: Gov't demanded that we drop standards

Dr. Halbertal describes gov't determination to avoid lockdown at all costs, hospitals ordered to absorb thousands of serious cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2021 12:34
Likud demands investigation against Bennett for bribing hospitals

Likud demands investigation against Bennett for bribing hospitals

PM accused of offering billions to hospital budgets in exchange for silence on COVID crisis. PMO denies accusations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2021 17:10
Secret agreement: Silence in exchange for additional staff

Secret agreement: Silence in exchange for additional staff

The government promised to provide hospitals with additional staff - in exchange for complete silence, no matter what.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2021 09:26
Hospital administrators warn: We don't have enough manpower

Hospital administrators warn: We don't have enough manpower

Hospital directors warned Health Ministry Director General: There are no staff, no beds and people are very tired.Orli Harari, 06/08/2021 02:04
Large discrepancies between COVID data from hospitals vs. govt

Large discrepancies between COVID data from hospitals vs. govt

According to Health Ministry, there are 46 seriously ill patients in Israel's hospitals, but figures from hospitals themselves show just 27.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2021 15:03
Has Israel reached herd immunity? Health expert says virus not to be overlooked yet

Has Israel reached herd immunity? Health expert says virus not to be overlooked yet

While Israel seems well on its way to herd immunity, local health expert says safety measures should remain in place.i24NEWS, 11/04/2021 11:53
No big deal? Hundreds of local COVID-19 mutations recorded in Israel

No big deal? Hundreds of local COVID-19 mutations recorded in Israel

While hundreds of homegrown strains of Corona have been reported, health experts have mostly dismissed the new threat.ILTV, 01/04/2021 13:22
Pfizer: Data from Israel shows vaccination prevents asymptomatic transmission

Pfizer: Data from Israel shows vaccination prevents asymptomatic transmission

Vaccine manufacturers say data shared with them by Israeli health care officials shows that vaccination stops transmission and infection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2021 18:20
Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef to Avichai Mandelblit: 'Freeze ruling allowing hametz in hospitals'

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef to Avichai Mandelblit: 'Freeze ruling allowing hametz in hospitals'

Chief Rabbi Yosef asks Attorney General Mandelblit to prevent implementation of ruling allowing desecration of Passover in hospitals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 15:07
Austria, Denmark look to Israel for help with vaccine rollout

Austria, Denmark look to Israel for help with vaccine rollout

The two nations are accusing EU leadership of inefficient, slow supply of COVID vaccines, getting help from Israel in battle against virus.i24NEWS, 04/03/2021 18:06
Listen to the call of Torah leaders and join Petachyas Valued Partners

Listen to the call of Torah leaders and join Petachyas Valued Partners

Join Petachya’s valued partners around the world who are making a difference in lives of Israel’s special-needs children and their families.Sponsored Content, 21/02/2021 15:25
Why isn't BAM being used to fight Covid in Israel?

Why isn't BAM being used to fight Covid in Israel?

Eli Lilly has FDA approval for emergency use of BAM and received Ministry of Health approval as of January 12, 2021. So where is it? OpinionRabbi Dr. Aryeh Hirsch, 14/02/2021 09:55
Deri: Enough wild incitement, lies, hatred of haredim

Deri: Enough wild incitement, lies, hatred of haredim

Shas Chairman says infection coefficient in general sector exceeded 1, while among haredim, it dropped to 0.86. 'Most haredim meticulous.'Orly Harari, 01/02/2021 15:54
Woman dies in ambulance after hospitals refuse treatment

Woman dies in ambulance after hospitals refuse treatment

A woman being transported from a nursing home to a hospital died in the ambulance after no hospital would not admit her.Shlomo Witty, 24/01/2021 16:32
Hospitals tell MDA not to send them patients

Hospitals tell MDA not to send them patients

Despreate shortages of funding and supplies have moved several hospitals to start limiting their activities.Shlomo Witty, 21/01/2021 17:01
Hospitals collapsing under excess load caused by coronavirus infections

Hospitals collapsing under excess load caused by coronavirus infections

If not enough beds are added, hospitals will need to take beds from other departments, Health Min. official says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2021 09:12
Seven hospital managers gathered before the Finance Ministry in protest

Seven hospital managers gathered before the Finance Ministry in protest

The managers of some of the more prominent public hospitals accuse the Finance Ministry of ignoring their needs.Shlomo Witty, 13/01/2021 13:27
US hospitals: 'People are dying like flies'

US hospitals: 'People are dying like flies'

Los Angeles nurse says hospitals on verge of collapse, rate of new patients surpasses rate at which vaccines are administered.Shlomo Witty, 05/01/2021 22:43
Israeli hospitals concerned over possible lack of hospital beds come winter

Israeli hospitals concerned over possible lack of hospital beds come winter

Israeli hospitals voice concern over whether annual flu season will push them over the edge, as more coronavirus patients flood hospitals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2020 12:00
Daycares to open in hospitals

Daycares to open in hospitals

New daycare centers to provide childcare for children of essential hospital workers.Hezki Baruch, 21/03/2020 22:54
Health Ministry recommends: Videotape all medical operations

Health Ministry recommends: Videotape all medical operations

Special committee investigates complaints against doctors, suggests all operations be videotaped and complications centrally monitored.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2019 10:28
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, 08/10/2019 08:45
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, 23/07/2019 08:33
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, 18/07/2019 06:00
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, 02/04/2019 15:52
'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, 14/09/2017 09:05
'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, 10/04/2017 07:42
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, 13/03/2017 09:43
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, 25/01/2017 08:19
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, 14/11/2016 08:46
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 , 28/09/2016 22:44
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, 11/08/2016 03:55
'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, 09/12/2015 08:50
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, 19/07/2015 18:28
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, 02/07/2015 14:56
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 , 04/03/2015 15:16
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, 30/11/2014 19:34
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 16:10
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 , 24/04/2014 16:52
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, 01/07/2011 12:38
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, 22/05/2011 13:56
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, 01/04/2011 13:58
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, 18/10/2010 01:19
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, 07/06/2010 12:33
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, 21/03/2010 19:27
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, 09/03/2010 16:24
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, 03/03/2010 14:50