Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
- "Air, sun, water": ideology and activities of OZE (Society for the Preservation of the Health of the Jewish Population) during the interwar periodNadav Davidovitch
Department of Health Systems Management, Division of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Dynamis 28:127-49. 2008....
- A health in all policies approach to promote active, healthy lifestyle in IsraelYannai Kranzler
Public Health Services, Israel Ministry of Health, 39 Yirmiyahu Street, Jerusalem, Israel
Isr J Health Policy Res 2:16. 2013..Finally, we suggest studying the National Program's financing, decision-making and evaluation mechanisms in order to complement existing research on the implementation of Health in All Policies and intersectoral action for health...
- Orthopedic surgeons' and neurologists' attitudes towards second opinions in the Israeli healthcare system: a qualitative studyGeva Greenfield
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, The Reynolds Building, St Dunstans Road, London, W6 8RP, UK
Isr J Health Policy Res 1:30. 2012..The scarcity of data on physicians' attitudes toward second opinion motivated this study to explore those attitudes within the Israeli healthcare system...
- Immigrating to a universal health care system: utilization of hospital services by immigrants in IsraelNadav Davidovitch
Department of Health Systems Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University in the Negev, Israel
Health Place 20:13-8. 2013..The entitlement to citizenship and social rights in a country with universal health care coverage makes the Israeli case of special interest concerning immigrants' utilization of health care services...
- Public health, culture, and colonial medicine: smallpox and variolation in Palestine during the British MandateNadav Davidovitch
Department of Health Systems Management, Faculty of Health Scicences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Public Health Rep 122:398-406. 2007
- Herzl's Altneuland: Zionist utopia, medical science and public healthNadav Davidovitch
Department of Health Systems Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, 84105 Beer Sheva, Israel
Korot 17:1-21, ix. 2003..This vision of science and society, with its inherent tensions, will continue to inform the Zionist discourse of our present day...
- Medical humanitarianism, human rights and political advocacy: the case of the Israeli Open ClinicNora Gottlieb
Department of Health Systems Management, Ben Gurion University, P O B 635, 84105 Beer Sheva, Israel
Soc Sci Med 74:839-45. 2012....
- Public health, racial tensions, and body politic: mass ringworm irradiation in Israel, 1949-1960Nadav Davidovitch
Department of Health Systems Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University
J Law Med Ethics 36:522-9. 2008..We analyzed the case study of ringworm irradiation in the framework of racial construction of illness and its treatment, showing the elasticity of race and ethnicity as medical and social categories...
- Attitudes of emergency department staff toward family presence during resuscitationOren Wacht
Department of Health Systems Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Isr Med Assoc J 12:366-70. 2010....
- Second Medical Opinion: Utilization Rates and Characteristics of Seekers in a General PopulationLiora Shmueli
Department of Health Systems Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva Department of Industrial Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva Clalit Research Institute, Clalit Health Services, Tel Aviv Clalit Mushlam Health Insurance, Clalit Health Services, Bnei Brak, Israel Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
Med Care 54:921-8. 2016..Second opinion (SO) is common in medical practice and can reduce unnecessary risks and costs. To date, there is no population-based estimation of how many people seek SOs and what the characteristics of second-opinion seekers are...
- An innovative influenza vaccination policy: targeting last season's patientsDan Yamin
Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
PLoS Comput Biol 10:e1003643. 2014..Our approach can also be generalized for other infectious disease, computer viruses, or ecological networks. ..
- Do first opinions affect second opinions?Geva Vashitz
Department of Health Systems Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 653, Beer Sheva, 84105, Israel
J Gen Intern Med 27:1265-71. 2012..Second medical opinions have become commonplace and even mandatory in some health-care systems, as variations in diagnosis, treatment or prognosis may emerge among physicians...
- Rethinking the private-public mix in health care: analysis of health reforms in Israel during the last three decadesDani Filc
Professor, Department of Politics and Government, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
J Health Serv Res Policy 21:249-56. 2016..To analyse the process of health care privatization using the case of Israeli health care reforms during the last three decades...
- Ethnicity and immunization coverage among schools in IsraelMaayan Yitshak-Sade
a Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Ethn Health 21:439-51. 2016..Ethnic disparities in child immunization rates have been reported in several countries. We investigated an effect of ethnicity on the vaccination rates of immunizations routinely administered within schools in Israel...
- The Israeli Medical Association's discourse on health inequityShlomit Avni
Department of Politics and Government, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P O Box 653, Beer Sheva, 84105, Israel Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 144:119-26. 2015....
- Reducing health disparities: the social role of medical schoolsKeren Dopelt
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Med Teach 36:511-7. 2014..Medical education based on the principles of social medicine can contribute toward reducing health disparities through the "creation" of doctors who are more involved in community programs...
- Bedouin-Arab women's access to antenatal care at the interface of physical and structural barriers: A pilot studyNora Gottlieb
Department for Health System Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 653, Beer Sheva, 84105, Israel
Glob Public Health 6:643-56. 2011..Even though current service delivery challenges need to be overcome to achieve the intervention's full potential, its replication should be considered in further villages...
- [Has the time arrived to allow family members to be present during resuscitation?]Oren Wacht
Ben Gurion University, Department of Health Systems Management, Beer Sheba
Harefuah 148:177-82, 210. 2009..There is also a need to understand the viewpoints of medical staff, patients and their families, as well as the social, logistic, ethical and legal implications of FPDR...
- Medical selection and the debate over mass immigration in the new state of Israel (1948-1951)Shifra Shvarts
Department of Health Policy and Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negeve, Beer Sheva, Israel
Can Bull Med Hist 22:5-34. 2005....
- Influenza outbreak control in confined settingsRan D Balicer
Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Emerg Infect Dis 11:579-83. 2005..We review the control measures available for controlling influenza outbreaks in confined settings and discuss the role of rapid mass vaccination within this context...
- Cost-benefit of stockpiling drugs for influenza pandemicRan D Balicer
Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
Emerg Infect Dis 11:1280-2. 2005..Current stockpiling of oseltamivir appears to be cost-saving to the economy under several treatment strategies, including therapeutic treatment of patients and postexposure prophylactic treatment of patients' close contacts...
- Infectious diarrheal outbreaks in the Israeli military, 1988-2002Mitchell J Schwaber
Israel Defense Force Medical Corps, Army Health Branch, Military Post 02149, Israel
Mil Med 170:634-7. 2005..Improvements in infrastructure and enhanced attention to surveillance, education, and infection control have resulted in a marked decline in the number of outbreaks in recent years...
- Health in Palestine, 1850-2000. IntroductionIris Borowy
Historical Institute, University of Rostock, Alemania
Dynamis 25:313-27. 2005
- Identification of risk factors for infection in an outbreak of Mycoplasma pneumoniae respiratory tract diseaseEyal Klement
Army Health Branch, Israel Defense Force, Be er Sheva, Israel
Clin Infect Dis 43:1239-45. 2006..Outbreaks are well known, and all age groups are susceptible. An outbreak in an army training unit afforded an opportunity to identify possible risk factors for morbidity...
- Last resort? Lobotomy operations in Israel, 1946-60Rakefet Zalashik
Tel Aviv University
Hist Psychiatry 17:91-106. 2006....
- Measuring adaptability: psychological examinations of Jewish detainees in Cyprus internment campsRakefet Zalashik
Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York University, USA
Sci Context 19:419-41. 2006..Apart from the obvious fact that this case study deals with movement of people, refugees as well as health-care workers, it is also about the transmission of knowledge and professions across the ocean...
- [Smallpox vaccination techniques: considerations and unresolved issues]Ran D Balicer
Army Health Branch, Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces
Harefuah 144:51-6, 69. 2005..Together, these factors will most likely influence the adoption of a preferred vaccination technique during a smallpox emergency...