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.
Murad Alyan, an Arab medical translator and Chief of the East Jerusalem Bureau of United Hatzalah, an all-volunteer emergency medical service, received the 2013 Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East from the Institute of International Education (IIE), along with United Hatzalah Founder and President Eli Beer.
The celebration of the holiday of Rosh Hashanah is a joyous occasion. As I begin this New Year as your new President, I extend to you my wishes for a happy and fulfilling new year.
Breaking new ground for MRI imaging in diagnosing cancerous lesions and observing the body in real time as it metabolizes various molecules, Hadassah’s Center for Hyperpolarized MRI Molecular Imaging is an innovator in its domain. Using a technique called hyperpolarization, the Center is able to increase the sensitivity of an MRI scan 10,000 fold.
The Hadassah Medical Center’s Linda Joy Pollin Cardiovascular Institute for Women, created with a 10 million-dollar grant from Psychotherapist Irene Pollin in memory of her daughter, Linda Joy, has already impacted the lives of hundreds of Arab and Israeli families.
“My dream is that every disabled patient in Israel will believe that Hadassah is the best place for them,” relates Dr. Isabella Schwartz, head of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus.
Hadassah New Zealand Auckland 15th Annual General Meeting with Keynote Speaker, Moty Cristal, a leading Israeli negotiation expert, was held on the 24th July, 2013.
It has been two months since I began serving as Director General of the Hadassah Medical Organization; two months of concentrated effort, two months of difficult decisions and two months of continuing to learn more about the Medical Center.
The Hadassah University Medical Center’s Geriatric Unit--unique in Israel--was created to assess the needs of the frail elderly and provide them with the holistic care they need.