Herzliya Medical Center

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Herzliya Medical Center
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Geography
Location Herzliya, Israel
Coordinates 32°10′38.48″N 34°48′11.49″E / 32.1773556°N 34.8031917°E / 32.1773556; 34.8031917Coordinates: 32°10′38.48″N 34°48′11.49″E / 32.1773556°N 34.8031917°E / 32.1773556; 34.8031917
Organisation
Care system Private
Hospital type Private General hospital
Services
Beds 80
History
Founded 1983
Links
Website www.hmcisrael.com
Lists Hospitals in Israel

Herzliya Medical Center (Hebrew: הרצליה מדיקל סנטר‎) is a private hospital that provides therapeutic services in Israel and internationally. It also offers laboratory, physiotherapy, air-ambulance, and medical tourism services. The hospital was founded in 1983 and is based in Herzliya, Israel.[1] It has representative offices in Turkey and the Russian Federation.

Overview

Herzliya Medical Center has more than 400 medical specialists in all leading branches of medicine.[2][not in citation given] The hospital provides services to 8,000 outbound patients every year including services to all Foreign Nationals in Israel; Embassy employees and U.N. representatives posted to Israel.[citation needed] All the leading Heads of Departments in Israel work as private consultants and surgeons at HMC.[citation needed]

The hospital has 7 Operating rooms[2]

More than 9,000 thousand babies (as of January 2013) were born in the last 25 years to couples who had fertility problems and were treated in the fertilization of IVF at a private hospital in Herzliya Medical Center.[3]

History

Herzliya Medical Center was founded in 1982. A group of investors from South Africa decided to build a medical center modeled on those in their native country, and locate it in the beachside town of Herzliya – where doctors’ offices would be located and supportive clinical services provided as well as surgical facilities for minor procedures.[4] In its first year of operation, it had an occupancy rate of 18 percent.[5] In 1991, the building underwent expansion and increased its number of operating rooms.[4]

In the end of 1993 was opened clinic in Gaza.[6]

On June, 1995 Herzliya Medical Center has signed a deal with the government of Tatarstan, for the establishment of an advanced hospital there.[7]

  • 1999 – The United Nations and UNDOF elected HMC the number one medical service provider in Israel.
  • 2001 – The hospital founded their exclusive department of medical tourism, whose first patients were Embassy representatives that were posted to Israel.
  • 2013 – Inspection of the Ministry of Health of Israel confirmed HMC as the best medical institution in the country.[8]

As on August, 2016 Herzliya Medical Center held by the Landlan Investments Ltd. (50%), Clalit Health Services (40%) and Clal Insurance (10%).[9]

Facilities

Herzliya Medical Center is the only private clinic approved to provide treatment for psychiatric needs of patients, in addition to vital procedures such as facilitation of organ transplants, cardiac surgeries, and neurosurgical treatments. Herzliya Medical Center also has Endoscopy Department. HMC boasts one of the best Diagnostics Department in Israel including a personal cytogenetic laboratory. In addition, Herzliya Medical Center has four outpatient departments, a modern rehabilitation department, department of nuclear medicine, and other pathological laboratories. HMC consists of eight operating rooms and provides solutions for internal diseases of the following:

  • Center for Surgical Oncology – surgeons perform pancreas, liver, colon;
  • General Surgery – common procedures: bariatric surgery, gall bladder surgery, hernia anal fissures, hemorrhoids. Of complex operations are gastroenterological surgery and vascular surgery stomach;
  • Orthopedic Center – surgery on the knee, hip, spine surgery;
  • Heart Center – operations of heart defects, all kinds of angioplasty and catheterization;
  • Cardiac Surgery Centre – has a license for open heart surgery, bypass surgery, valve replacement operations on the carotid artery and heart.

Departments

Staff

Herzliya Medical Center Staff:

  • 350 doctors
  • 122 nurses
  • 74 nurses with advanced certifications

Publications

  • Spivak, Hadar (21 September 2015). "A Simple Technique for Jejunojejunal Revision in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass". Obesity Surgery. Department of Surgery, Herzliya Medical Center, Herzliya, Israel. 25 (12): 2461–2461. doi:10.1007/s11695-015-1885-2. PMID 26391280. 
  • Gnainsky, Y; Dekel, N; Granot, I (September 2014). "Implantation: mutual activity of sex steroid hormones and the immune system guarantee the maternal-embryo interaction". Seminars in reproductive medicine. Department of Biological Regulation, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel; IVF Unit, Herzliya Medical Center, Herzliya, Israel. 32 (5): 337–45. doi:10.1055/s-0034-1376353. PMID 24959815. 
  • Lapidoth, M; Adatto, M; David, M (November 2007). "Targeted UVB phototherapy for psoriasis: a preliminary study". Clinical and experimental dermatology. Dermatological Laser Clinic, Herzliya Medical Center, Herzeliya, Israel. 32 (6): 642–5. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2230.2007.02469.x. PMID 17953632. 
  • Barak, Y; Menezo, Y; Veiga, A; Elder, K (2001). "A physiological replacement for polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) in assisted reproductive technology". Human fertility (Cambridge, England). In Vitro Fertilization Unit, Herzliya Medical Cente. 4 (2): 99–103. PMID 11591264. 
  • Goldman, S; Gonen, Y (August 1998). "Monoclonal antibodies against epidermal growth factor prevent outgrowth of mouse embryos in vitro". Human reproduction (Oxford, England). IVF Unit, Herzliya Medical Center-Haifa. 13 (8): 2231–3. PMID 9756302. 

See also

References

  1. ^ Josef Woodman (2015). Patients Beyond Borders: Everybody's Guide to Affordable, World-Class Medical Travel. Healthy Travel Media. p. 139. ISBN 9780990315407. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Ran Reznik[he] (December 4, 2009). "בדקנו: האם אשפוז בבי"ח פרטי שווה את הכסף?" (in Hebrew). Ynet. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "3 רופאים בתחום ההפריות תובעים את הרצליה מדיקל סנטר" (in Hebrew). Globes. January 8, 2013. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  4. ^ a b Allison Kaplan Sommer (August 7, 2005). "A private medical mecca that attracts patients worldwide". Israel21c. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  5. ^ Gerald M. Steinberg; Etta Bick (1992). Resisting Reform: A Policy Analysis of the Israeli Health Care Delivery System. University Press of America. p. 190. ISBN 9780819186546. 
  6. ^ Judy Siegel (December 21, 1993). "HERZLIYA MEDICAL CENTER OPENS GAZA CLINIC WITH ARAB BUSINESSMEN". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 27 November 2016. The Jerusalem Post Archives 
  7. ^ "HMC to Tatarstan. (Herzliya Medical Center)". HighBeam Research. Israel Business Today. June 2, 1995. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  8. ^ "דוח בקרת בית החולים הרצליה מדיקל סנטר" (PDF) (in Hebrew). Ministry of Health (Israel). 2013. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  9. ^ Shai Niv (August 3, 2016). "דני אנגל שהמציא את "סטנדרט הבריאות" ינהל את מדיקל סנטר" (in Hebrew). Globes. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 

External links

Official website

  • On The Israel Laboratory Accreditation Authority Website
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