Hadassah Medical Center
From the very beginning, Hadassah’s pacesetting progress has set the standard for medicine in Israel; this standard is excellence. An impressive list of achievements – each of them trailblazing – is testimony to Hadassah’s vision and mission. Today, the Hadassah Medical Organization continues to march forward to make the world a better place through healing, teaching and research.
Hadassah practices translational medicine, combining state-of-the-art medical and surgical care with top-level interdisciplinary research and development activity. Hadassah’s physicians take their patients’ problems into the laboratories, grapple with their predicaments, consider possible solutions and test hypotheses through the full range of clinical trials to enhance their diagnosis and treatment.
For over nine decades, Hadassah has extended its hand to all, without regard for race, religion or ethnic origin. People from all the countries in the region turn to Hadassah for hope and help. They are treated alongside patients from the Mediterranean Basin, Europe, South America and the United States.
Healing. More than a million people are treated each year in over 120 outpatient clinics and one of more than 70 departments and specialized units. A complete range of diagnostic laboratories as well as the most-up-to-date imaging machines and other state-of-the-art equipment backs these clinical arms. Hadassah provides practically every possible medical service available in the most advanced medical centers in the world. Some departments are the only facilities of their kind in the Jerusalem area; others are unique in Israel, which has led the government to designate Hadassah as a National Center in a number of medical specialties.
Research. Hadassah’s physicians and scientists are actively engaged in a wide variety of extensive basic and clinical research projects, looking for new ways to treat current conditions.
Over half the hospital research conducted in Israel is carried out at Hadassah. Each department incorporates research units and there are many interdisciplinary research centers. In both hospitals and within a number of hospital departments, Hadassah has created Centers of Excellence: brain trusts of scientists and physicians, integrating clinical care with the latest laboratory lessons.