Clalit-Israel's National Health Service

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Fast Facts

•    Largest health care service provider in Israel


•    4 million insured

 

•    70% of the elderly – 500,000 million individuals over 65


•    73% of the Arab population, 1 million individuals


•    Only health care organization to run its own hospitals 


•    14 hospitals, including three national centers of excellence:
      Children’s Hospital
      Comprehensive cancer center
      Organ transplant center

 

•    All general hospitals are accredited by the Joint Commission International on Accreditation

      of Health Care Organizations


•    36,000 employees, including doctors, nurses, researchers, pharmacists, paramedics,

       laboratory/imaging technicians and administrative personnel


•    16 million primary care visits a year


•    40,000 births on average, per year


•    3,000 open heart surgeries per year


•   A network of over 370 pharmacies


•   Three nursing schools


•   At the forefront of next generation Web-based, patient-centered  healthcare  services:

     Online medical consultation
     Online patient access to individual medical test results
     Online appointments for general practitioners and specialists 

•   Integrated, on-line medical records for smooth transitions from general practitioners to 
    

    specialists and from clinics to hospitals


•   Thousands of Israel's leading researchers


•   Global groundbreaking research including clinical trials and outcome research