Israeli Health System

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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
Nurses to go on strike beginning Tuesday morning

Nurses to go on strike beginning Tuesday morning

Nurses to begin strike after negotiations with Finance and Health ministries fail.Ben Ariel, 07/08/2018 06:01
Israelis' medical records to be put online for research

Israelis' medical records to be put online for research

Cabinet approves national plan for digital health as a national growth engine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2018 19:25
Minorities' poor health care harms childrens' learning ability

Minorities' poor health care harms childrens' learning ability

800 million people spend at least 10% of household budget on health care expenses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2018 10:11
Doctor removes screw from six-year-old's nose

Doctor removes screw from six-year-old's nose

Screw flies out of computer keyboard, enters Haifa boy's nose.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2017 14:51
13% of haredim too poor for medical treatment

13% of haredim too poor for medical treatment

New study indicates that 13% of haredim refrain from necessary medical treatment due to monetary concerns.Tzvi Lev, 10/08/2017 14:28
Study: Number of blind people globally to triple by 2050

Study: Number of blind people globally to triple by 2050

More patients are vision-impaired than ever before; new study suggests how countries can lessen the health burden and improve lives.Nissan Tzur, 04/08/2017 07:58
Israel's health system ranks as one of the best globally

Israel's health system ranks as one of the best globally

Comparative study shows Israelis enjoy top health care, but need to work on environmental protection.Chana Roberts, 28/07/2017 08:59
Sanders: Repealing Trump healthcare proposal 'major victory'

Sanders: Repealing Trump healthcare proposal 'major victory'

Bernie Sanders calls withdrawal of GOP health bill ‘victory,’ Reform movement urges expanding coverage.JTA, 25/03/2017 20:14
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
Nurses Back to Work, But Can State Afford Them?

Nurses Back to Work, But Can State Afford Them?

Israel's nurses were back at work Thursday morning, after a lengthy strike by nurses was settled with a new work agreement.David Lev, 20/12/2012 09:02
17-Day-Old Nurses' Strike Ends

17-Day-Old Nurses' Strike Ends

Agreement between nurses and Finance Ministry will see the nurses' salaries being increased over 4.5 years.Elad Benari, 20/12/2012 02:42
Democrats Blast Maine Governor for Gestapo Remarks

Democrats Blast Maine Governor for Gestapo Remarks

State Democrats are lashing out at Maine Governor Paul LePage after he compared the IRS to the Nazi Gestapo. Rachel Hirshfeld, 09/07/2012 11:11
Romney Republicans Claim Ruling Focuses Elections

Romney Republicans Claim Ruling Focuses Elections

It was hailed as a win for the Obama Administration. The jury is still out over whether the Supreme Court ruling will help or hurt Obama.Amiel Ungar, 29/06/2012 15:24
Doctors Practically on Strike

Doctors Practically on Strike

Hospitals and medical clinics around the country are on a part-time Sabbath schedule, as the doctors’ near-strike climbs a notch.Hillel Fendel, 20/06/2011 14:35
How to Reduce Heart Attack Risk

How to Reduce Heart Attack Risk

Good news for heart attack patients: 11 years of research in Israel by US National Health Care Services shows how to reduce the risk.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 22/03/2011 08:17
More Preemies, Better Care

More Preemies, Better Care

One in eight babies in Israel is born prematurely and needs intensive care. Maayenei HaYeshuah Hospital saves two 23-week babies. Hillel Fendel, 28/02/2011 18:16
Hospitals Dangerously Full

Hospitals Dangerously Full

Hospital are dangerously full; wards could be closed to new patients in just two weeks, the Nurses' Union warns.Maayana Miskin, 04/01/2011 19:31
Good OECD Report Card for Israel

Good OECD Report Card for Israel

Israel has a good report card in the health sector in comparison with other OECD nations, as seen in data just released by the Ministry of Health.Hana Levi Julian, 11/05/2010 17:04
PM: ER Won't be Moved

PM: ER Won't be Moved

Deputy Health Minister wanted emergency room relocated because of graves uncovered beneath it. UTJ not expected to leave coalition.Gil Ronen, 06/04/2010 22:58
Injection-Free Shot Gets FDA OK

Injection-Free Shot Gets FDA OK

Children requiring human growth hormone will no longer face the fright and pain of shots, thanks to Teva Pharmaceuticals' needle-free injection.Malkah Fleisher, 30/06/2009 20:35