A view from Hadasssah Medical Organization at Ein Kerem, where patients were served continually during the three days that the city was closed, along with Mt. Scopus.
Despite 50 centimeters of snow and power outages all over the city, the Hadassah Medical Organization staff worked overtime to help 80 women give birth to their new babies.
Yagel, head of the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hadassah, relates
that the staff prepared for this atypical storm by calculating how many doctors
and nurses would be working and ensuring that sufficient food and medical
supplies were on hand.
nurses who worked 16-hour shifts because the blocked roads prevented other
nurses from coming in,” Prof. Yagel said. “We also had a doctor who came in on
Thursday and stayed through Sunday.”She, herself, performed five Cesarean sections on the Sunday of the
With 500 beds, 19 stories (five underground) and state-of-the-art technical equipment, the Tower is the most advanced medical facility in the Middle East.
Hadasit, Hadassah’s Technology Transfer Arm, Reviews
When the Hadassah University Medical Center’s physicians suggest a
solution to a medical problem which can lead to the development of a new
medicine or product, Hadasit, Hadassah’s technology transfer arm, explores its
feasibility and supports the promotion of those viable ideas with innovation
potential. Although 2012 has been “a year full of challenges for the life
science industry,” says Einat Zisman, Hadasit’s Chief Executive Officer,
Hadasit still signed 125 agreements for clinical trials, all to be done at
Hadassah. In addition, Hadasit signed 15 agreements for cooperation and
commercialization of technologies that were developed at Hadassah. Click here
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