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Prof. Avi Israeli​
Prof Avi Israeli Phone: +97226779423
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Email: ​israeli@hadassah.org.il
Room Number: 13 bld 4 floor 0
Academic Unit:  School of Public Health
  
Curriculum Vitae |​ List of Publications |​
 
 
Professor Abraham (Avi) Israeli is the Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Health. He is also Head of the Department of Health Policy, Health Care Management and Health Economics at the Hebrew University – Hadassah Faculty of Medicine. Prior to this he was the Director General of the Israel Ministry of Health (2003-2009) and the Director – General of Hadassah Medical Organization (1998-2001).
 
He holds the Chair of Dr. Julien Rozan Professorship of Family Medicine and Health Promotion Chair at the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem (since 1996) and teaches there regularly.
 
Professor Israeli chaired the national committee to update the Israeli national standard basket of health services, and served on several blue ribbon panels related to health policy in Israel.
 
Professor Israeli received his medical degree and his master in public health from the Hadassah – Hebrew University Medical School. He completed residencies in Internal Medicine and in Health Care Management at Hadassah University Hospital and has certification in both specialties. He received his Master's Degree from the Sloan School of Management at MIT, Boston.
 
His scientific activities are related to applied, methodological and theoretical research in the fields of health policy, health care management, and the epidemiological, economic, social and cultural basis for decision-making.
 
His publications deal with translation of academic knowledge and inputs from the field into policy setting and decision-making processes.
 
Two additional key research foci are rationing / priority setting and comparative health care systems.
 
 
Books Edited
B. Rosen, A. Israeli and S. Shortell: Improving health and health care: Who is responsible? Who is accountable? The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research. The fourth International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy.. 2010.
 
B. Rosen, A. Israeli and S. Shortell: Accountability and responsibility in health care. Issues in addressing an emerging global challenge. The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. 2012.
   
Chapters in Collections
D. Elstein and A. Israeli, Societal aspects in treating rare diseases with expensive therapy. in: A. Futerman and A. Zimran (eds.) Gaucher Disease, 2006.  CRC Taylor & Francis, USA.
 
O. Manor, Z. Eisenbach, A. Israeli and Y. Friedlander, Mortality differentials among women: the Israel longitudinal mortality study. Chapter 14 in: J. Anson and J. Schellekens (eds.) Israel's Destiny: Fertility and Mortality in a Divided Society. Schnitzer Studies in Israeli Society, Volume 12, Publication Series of the Israel Sociological Society, p. 281-302, 2007.
 
A. Israeli. (2008). Health care and the Market. In: B. Rosen, R. Saltman & M. Shani (eds.) Health systems: Are we in a post-reform era? Israel National Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research,  Jerusalem, Israel. 
 
N. Nurit, S. Birkenfeld, and A. Israeli. (2008). The Decline of Doctoring―Or the Adaptation of the Doctor’s Role to a new Reality? In: B. Rosen, R. Saltman & M. Shani (eds.) Health systems: Are we in a post-reform era? Israel National Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research  Jerusalem, Israel. 
 
A. Israeli and N. Keidar. (2009). 2019: Quo vadis? In: O. Cohen (ed.) Medicine between the lines: physicians, society, culture and in between. Israel Medical Association, 2009.
 
B. Rosen, A. Israeli and S. Shortell (2010). Introduction. . In: B. Rosen, A. Israeli and S. Shortell (eds): Improving health and health care: Who is responsible? Who is accountable? The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research. The fourth International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy.. 2010.
 
A. Israeli (2010). Responsibility and Accountability – Talk is Cheap. In: B. Rosen, A. Israeli and S. Shortell (eds): Improving health and health care: Who is responsible? Who is accountable? The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research. The fourth International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy.. 2010.
 
B. Rosen, A. Israeli and S. Shortell (2012). General introduction and an overview of the Volume. In: B. Rosen, A. Israeli and S. Shortell: Accountability and responsibility in health care. Issues in addressing an emerging global challenge. The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. 2012.
 
B. Rosen, D. Chinitz and A. Israeli (2012). Accountability in health care reconsidered. In: B. Rosen, A. Israeli and S. Shortell: Accountability and responsibility in health care. Issues in addressing an emerging global challenge. The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. 2012.
 
A. Israeli (2012). Responsibility and Accountability – Talk is Cheap. In: B. Rosen, A. Israeli and S. Shortell (eds): Accountability and responsibility in health care. Issues in addressing an emerging global challenge. The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. 2012.
 
B. Rosen and A. Israeli (2012). Accountability and responsibility in health care – Country essays – Israel. In: B. Rosen, A. Israeli and S. Shortell: Accountability and responsibility in health care. Issues in addressing an emerging global challenge. The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. 2012.
 
Peer-Reviewed Articles
N. Nirel, S. Birkenfeld and A. Israeli, Has the time come to transfer residency training from hospitals to the community? Lessons from other countries and implications for Israel, Harefuah 146:447-452, 2007, (Hebrew). 
 
Y. Amitai, G. Winston, J. Sack, J. Wasser, M. Lewis, BC. Blount, L. Valentin-Blasini, N. Fisher, A. Israeli and A. Leventhal, Gestational exposure to high perchlorate concentrations in drinking water and neonatal thyroxine levels. Thyroid 17(9): 843-850, 2007. 
 
J. Zlotogora and A. Israeli (2009).A comprehensive screening program for cystic fibrosis. Israel Medical Association Journal – IMAJ 11(9): 555-557.
 
RD. Balicer, A.Israeli and I. Grotto (2009). Swine flu –what is all the fuss about? Harefuah 148: 527-528. (Hebrew).
 
E.Anis, I. Grotto, L. Moerman, B. Warshavsky, PE. Slater, B. Lev and A.Israeli (2009). Measles in a highly vaccinated society: The 2007-08 outbreak in Israel. Journal of Infection 59: 252 – 258.
 
A. Israeli, L. Keinan-Boker, I. Grotto, M.S. Green and T.Shohat (2010). National Health Index. Harefuah 149: 202 –203. (Hebrew).
 
K. Peleg, B. Savitsky, Y.Berlovitz and A. Israeli (2010). Different reimbursement influences surviving of hip fracture in elderly patients. Injury 41: 787 - 791.
 
B. Adini, D. Laor, R. Cohen, B. Lev and A. Israeli (2010). The five commandments for preparing the Israeli healthcare system for emergencies. Harefuah 149: 445 – 450. (Hebrew).
 
B. Adini, D. Laor, B. Lev and A. Israeli (2010). Looking back but facing ahead: implementing lessons learned from the 2nd Lebanon war. Harefuah 149: 451 – 455. (Hebrew).
 
E. Anis, A. Leventhal, PE. Slater, Y. Arbeli, Y. Sivan, Y. Berlovitz, B. Lev and A. Israeli (2010). A cluster of deaths following influenza vaccination, Israel, 2006. Journal of Public Health Policy 31: 318–323.
 
D. Chinitz and A. Israeli, Data from the National NTD registry in Israel. British Medical Journal Rapid Response, 5th November, 2010.  
 
D. Chinitz and A. Israeli (2010), Priority setting in Israel: Trade-offs have to be made everywhere. British Medical Journal 341:6827.
 
B. Adini, R. Cohen, D. Laor and A. Israeli (2010). Can patient flow be effectively controlled? Health Policy and planning 26 (6) 518-525.
 
MJ Schwaber, B. Lev, A. Israeli, Solter E, Smollan G, Rubinovitch B, Shalit I, Carmeli Y; the Israel Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Working Group. (2011). Containment of a Country-wide Outbreak of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Israeli Hospitals via a Nationally Implemented Intervention. Clinical Infectious Diseases 52(7): 848-855.
 
E.Anis, ALeventhal, I. Grotto, D. Gandacu, B. Warshavsky, A. Shimshony and A.Israeli (2011). Recent trends in human Brucellosis in Israel. Israel Medical Association Journal - IMAJ 13: 359 – 362.
 
B. Rosen and A. Israeli (2012). Launching the Israel Journal of Health Policy Research: Why a new journal? Why now? Why open access? Isr J Health Policy Res 1:1.
 
Adini B, Laor D, Cohen R and Israeli A. (2012). Decision to evacuate a hospital during an emergency: the safe way or the leader's way? J Public Health  Policy 33 (2) 257-268.
 
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