When a baby was abandoned recently on a doorstep in Jerusalem's Old City, with the message, "Please take care of my baby girl!", the police brought the baby to Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus where physicians of Hadassah’s Medical Adoption Unit go beyond medicine to find the baby a home.
They’re just about the last persons you’d expect to have a medal of honor for distinguished military service in their curriculum vitaes. Dan Engelhard could be mistaken for a Berkeley professor, longish grey hair sometimes in a pony tail, so soft-spoken you often need to lean close to hear. Dina Ben Yehuda is a combination of Marie Curie and TV’s Dr. Michaela Quinn. They’re both professors of medicine and hands-on physicians at Hadassah Hospital, parents to young adult children.
But each of these lives of healing was shaped by service in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in the Yom Kippur War.
One of the privileges of being in New York is the opportunity to run in the New York Marathon. Running is a personal challenge, however with your help we can make it more than just a race, but help save a child's life in Jerusalem. It can help save a neonatal baby.
Money raised will go toward buying a new Open Incubator Resuscitation Post and a neoBLUE - Led Phototherapy unit in Hadassah Medical Center
AstraZeneca and Hadasit, the commercial arm and technology transfer company of Israel’s Hadassah University Hospitals, today said they will identify, evaluate, and jointly develop new treatments for several diseases, primarily focused on cancer, respiratory diseases, and diabetes.
"I'm not sure when the idea of moving him to Israel came up," says Andre, a movie and stage actor. "But over and over, the idea was floated that Israel had enormous experience in burns because of all the wars. First we decided on Israel, and then on Hadassah. I'd heard of Hadassah, with its international reputation and experience."
Rosh Hashanah is practically upon us bringing with it reflections on the year that has transpired and anticipation of the year to come. In a way, for me, the New Year also began on June 1st when I became Director General of the Hadassah Medical Organization. Approaching this new role involved a great deal of thought. Among the first things I undertook was a thorough analysis of HMO’s structure.
Hypertension, also known as the "silent killer," affects 7.5 million people per year. Most people with Hypertension are not diagnosed, and for those that are, it may be difficult to reduce their blood pressure, even if they are on medication.
A Hadassah medical team, in collaboration with researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a completely new device that allows robot guided intubation without risk to the patient.
A multidisciplinary, holistic approach to patient care, combined with a large number of physician/scientists who take care of patients and conduct their own research are hallmarks of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Internal Medicine department.
During the past year, nearly a million patients of all ages turned to Hadassah’s two campuses of healing, at Ein Kerem and Mount Scopus, for diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care.