News & Media

Sheba in the Jerusalem Post

Sheba Medical Center in Tel HaShomer is piloting a rapid coronavirus test that health officials say “is one way to get Israel out of lockdown.” The rapid test for antigens detects protein portions of the virus and can render results within two to 15 minutes. So far, it has a 100% success rate in identifying those who are […]

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Sheba in The Times of Israel

With clowns in hazmat suits and playrooms for the positive, Sheba Medical Center – Tel HaShomer has opened a dedicated children’s COVID-19 facility. The new ward will initially accommodate just 12 children and will be home to at least the same number of parents. Read Article Here >>

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Sheba in the Jewish Herald-Voice

Israel’s Sheba Medical Center, Houston Methodist Collaborate On Cutting-Edge Innovation Sheba Medical Center, the largest hospital facility in the Middle East, and Houston Methodist, one of the largest medical centers in the United States, are joining forces to collaborate on medical innovation, as well as continuing education and training of health care professionals. Sheba (eng.sheba.co.il) […]

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Sheba Medical Center in The New York Times

In Arab States’ Embrace, Israelis See a Reshaped Mideast Normalized ties with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain raise hopes in Israel that it is finally gaining acceptance in its volatile neighborhood. By David M. Halbfinger JERUSALEM — Since its founding, Israel has seen itself as a modern-day Sparta, a tiny fortress nation-state in a […]

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UAE & Sheba Sign Historic Agreement for Joint Healthcare Solutions and Innovations

Israeli hospital Sheba, UAE’s APEX to develop health technologies JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s Sheba Medical Center and the United Arab Emirates’s APEX National Investment said on Thursday they signed a preliminary agreement to jointly promote healthcare technologies in the UAE and the Gulf region. The memorandum of understanding is the first cooperation announced between an […]

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Prestigious Prize Awarded to Sheba Physician

Prof. Elhanan Bar-On of Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, announced as winner of the ‘Yigal Alon Prize for Pioneering Excellence’, 2020 The prize was awarded to Prof. Bar-On in recognition of his many years of humanitarian activities around the globe and his masterful management of the Center for Disaster Medicine and Humanitarian Response at Sheba […]

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Syrian Infant Undergoes Emergency Heart Surgery at Sheba

*First Emergency Case in Israel from Abroad Since Pandemic Outbreak Sheba Medical Center performed a complex heart surgery on a ten-day old Syrian infant who was flown to Israel from Cyprus.  The infant arrived at Sheba with his father, a Syrian refugee currently residing in Cyprus. The father has been reported as saying that he has […]

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Becker’s Healthcare release compelling and informative podcast

Becker’s Healthcare has just released a compelling and informative podcast featuring Yoel Har-Even during which he discusses how Sheba is handling the pandemic, what advice Sheba has for U.S. hospitals, and how interested parties may learn more directly from Sheba.    Becker’s is recognized as “the go-to source for healthcare decision-makers and one of the fastest growing media platforms in the industry.”    Listen to the podcast here >>

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Hospital offers up data for Shark Tank-style contest to find next virus advance

Sheba Medical Center opens up cloud data on virus patients to innovators, including the IDF and defense companies, to see who can create the best artificial intelligence tool By NATHAN JEFFAY | Times of Israel Israel’s biggest hospital has hooked up military innovators, startups and defense companies to a cloud with patient data, and invited them […]

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