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Ziv Medical Center
Patient preparedness: Israeli hospitals drill the transition from ‘routine to war’
During one exercise, the medical center practiced receiving 50 patients injured by enemy fire while the city sustained rocket barrages. All the while, the hospital experienced power failures and infrastructure crashes as part of the simulation.
‘Operation Doctor’s Appt.’ brings Syrian mothers, kids to Israel in middle of night
Israel has treated thousands of Syrians who have been injured in the seven-year Syrian civil war, as well as many people who have lost access to urgent medical care due to the fighting.
Two Israeli hospitals slated for massive medical and security upgrades
Baruch Padeh (Poriya) Medical Center in Tiberias and Ziv Medical Center in Tzfat will be refurbished with brand-new operating rooms, CT scanners and other medical services for residents in Israel’s north as part of a NIS 50 million ($14 million-plus) investment.
Alleged Syrian chemical-weapons attack kills as many as 150, wounds 1,000
A video shows the lifeless bodies of about a dozen men, women and children, some foaming at the mouth. According to the Syrian American Medical Society, Douma hospital was targeted with a chlorine bomb, as well as a second attack of “mixed agents,” including nerve gas.