Dr. Osnat Levtzion-Korach
On June 1, Dr. Osnat Levtzion-Korach M.D, M.H.A., will assume the position of Director of the Hadassah University Hospital-Mt. Scopus, succeeding Prof. Zvi Stern, who completed eleven years as Director of the hospital. Prof. Stern was recently appointed President of the Jerusalem Academic College of Engineering.
Dr. Osnat Levtzion-Korach is a graduate of the Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine and completed residencies in both Pediatrics and Hospital Management at the Hadassah Medical Center, acquiring board certification in both fields.
After receiving a Masters degree in Health Administration from Tel Aviv University, she worked at the Center of Excellence for Patient Safety Clinical Research and Practice at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston MA. During her three years in Boston, she also served as a senior consultant at Boston University’s Program of Management and Variability in Healthcare Delivery and later at Patient Flow Technology, a leader in health care performance improvement, assisting hospitals throughout the United States on optimizing the flow of the patients and the usage of resources.
Upon her return to Israel, Dr. Levtzion-Korach was named Deputy Director of Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, where she continued to put into practice her expertise in patient safety, quality of care and improvement of processes. She has authored or co-authored a dozen research studies that have been published in prestigious medical journals and continues to pursue her research interests.
“I am proud to return to Hadassah and join the management team of this, the leading medical institution in Israel and the region,” says Dr. Levtzion-Korach. “I intend to focus on implementing the latest advances in patient safety practices, patient-centered care, risk management and quality assurance to serve the needs all the people who come to this 350-bed community hospital every year.”
“I know that Dr. Levtzion-Korach will apply her extensive experience to enhance the outstanding reputation Hadassah-Mt. Scopus has acquitted under Prof. Stern’s leadership,” said Prof. Ehud Kokia, Director General of the Hadassah Medical Organization, “and wish Prof. Stern success and satisfaction as he continues to serve the people of Jerusalem in his new position.”
Born in Jerusalem, Dr. Levtzion-Korach is married to Dr. Amit Korach, a senior physician in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Hadassah Ein-Kerem, and the mother of four sons.Date: 5/29/2012