Hadassah International shares the good news from Jerusalem that the Court has approved the recovery plan for the Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO). This plan will put HMO on the path to financial stability, while preserving Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America’s (HWZOA) ownership and control of HMO.
A Hadassah team of specialists led by Dr. Irene Anteby, the Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Hadassah Medical Center, is reaching out to the community to offer information about preventing and treating Amblyopia, the common eye disorder which results in developing abnormal vision in infancy, affecting thousands of children.
Professor Orly Elpeleg, a genetics authority at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital has been sharing her knowledge on children’s medical disorders with leading Melbourne doctors this week at a conference run by Australian-Israeli medical research initiative AUSiMED.
Researchers from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem met in Melbourne for the first major pediatric research symposium organized by AUSiMED, a medical research initiative between Australia and Israel.
Judith Epstein, the Hadassah International Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, invited several friends, including Dr. Charlotte Knobloch and Regine Sixt, to join her for a special "Shopping, Champagne & Charity" event in the TORY BURCH store in Munich.
One writer reviews the fascinating peace amidst intersections of race, gender and religion that happen at the Hadassah Hospitals.
As his “day job,” Prof. Alex Margulis heads the Hadassah Medical Center’s Pediatric Plastic Surgery and Craniofacial Unit, where children born with birth defects or injured in terrorist attacks are given a new lease on life. At the same time, Prof. Margulis, at age 47, is still active in the Shayetet 13 Reserves, Israel’s Navy Seals Special Forces.
Having worsened the Hadassah hospital crisis by extending unfairly low reimbursements for consistently superior medical care, Israel’s government now risks bungling the response. Hippocrates was right: like any physician’s basic ethical obligation, a leader must first do no harm. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his coalition colleagues will stain their records permanently if they destroy these national treasures.
I cannot begin to tell you how thankful I am that the Hadassah Hospital services the area that I live in. Hadassah, its various volunteers and its staff have been incredible. Even during the recent strike I received the most amazing treatment and care.
I was at home on Kibbutz Tzorah when the chest pain started. I am grateful that my wife insisted that we go to the Kupat Cholim center. They gave me an ECG and immediately called the ambulance to take me to Hadassah Hospital, because with the Hadassah trained EMS and specially equipped ambulances, the treatment for my heart attack started the moment that the ambulance arrived.