Healthcare: HOPE Eitan spent many weeks at Hadassah’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He shares, “the doctors and nurses at Hadassah Hospital were amazing, everything they did was with so much care and compassion.” It has been eight months since the attack, and Eitan is on the track to recovery, attending rehabilitation sessions at Hadassah three times per week. Though he requires use of a cane to walk, what matters is that he is back on his feet.
We at Hadassah want to provide a sense of security and confidence in each of our patients and their families; a facility of this nature does exactly that.
of-the-art surgical procedures to be performed, but it is also designed to withstand the impact of natural disasters and acts of war. Hadassah patients will have peace of mind knowing they are receiving excellent healthcare in a safe environment. It is evident that the lower level was designed specifically with patients and their families in mind. Hadassah doctor Ofer Gofrit notes, “we at Hadassah want to provide a sense of security and confidence in each of our patients and their families; a facility of this nature does exactly that.” Today, Eitan is walking on both feet, and his heart is filled with gratitude.
Hadassah Hospital also provided Eitan and his family with referrals to psychologists and social workers, in order to assist them in coping with the traumatic events that led to his hospitalization. David, one of Eitan’s sons, expresses, “Hadassah’s support greatly helped my father and my family to soften the blow. The hospital took us under their wing in our time of need.” Eitan says, “the fine people of Hadassah Hospital saved my life. I love Hadassah; it also is very easy, as one of my daughters is named Hadassah.”
The lower level operating rooms are essential for ensuring ongoing and outstanding medical treatment. Not only does the operating centre allow for new state-
The exceptional patient care provided at Hadassah is integral to its reputation as one of the top medical facilities in the world. In the ongoing efforts to ensure that patients receive the best healthcare possible, Hadassah Hospital, with the support of CHW, has embarked on establishing a lower level operating department that will house state-ofthe-art operating rooms. Eitan, above, has recovered fully and is grateful to Hadassah for the second chance at life.
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