World-renowned Glass Sculptor Dale Chihuly, visited us recently at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem. After he left, I thought about the works of art that enhance our hallways and halls, passages and public spaces; about the countless paintings, sculptures, and drawings that grace both our campuses--and the role of art in the healing process.
On January 2, Hadasit, the Hadassah Medical Centerís technology transfer company, had the privilege of sounding the buzzer which ushered in the Tel Aviv Stock Exchangeís first business day of 2011.
About this time last year, the Israel Defense Forces sent a medical mission to assist the victims of the Haiti earthquake.
Over 60 young professionals gathered in early December for Young Hadassah's first-ever event in Mexico City: a business forum and cocktail reception hosted in partnership with Citibank.
Although hospitalized, the children in Hadassah Hospital-Ein Keremís Pediatric Department have a new measure of joy in their lives thanks to an imaginative Head Nurse and her team.
The scientifically corroborated mind-body connection has led the Hadassah Medical Center to establish the first psycho-dermatology clinic in the greater Jerusalem region for people suffering from a broad spectrum of dermatological conditions and diseases.
To unify and enhance its services for people suffering from diseases of the liver and digestive tract, the Hadassah Medical Center has decided to create an Integrated Institute, which will open by March 1, 2011.
Researchers from the Hadassah Medical Center and Hebrew University have found that less than half of the kidney transplant patients who regularly visited Hadassahís outpatient transplant clinic returned to work following the transplant.
The story begins with a 16-year-old boy who first hears of a cutting-edge technology on television and grows up to not only operate the machine he saw on television, but also to garner global recognition for Israel in the discipline it serves. This story, of course, is true. That boy is today 41-year-old Dr. Mordechai Duvdevani, head of Endourology and Lithotripsy in the HadassahĖHebrew University Medical Centerís Department of Urology.
Through its November World Wide Walk, Hadassah New Zealand raised 20,000 dollars for the renovations of the Pediatrics Department at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus.