Sheba Hailed as One of the World’s Best Smart Hospitals as well as a Leader in Cardiology, Neurosurgery, and Gastroenterology
Already recognizing Sheba as one of the world’s top 10 hospitals for the last four years running, Newsweek & Statista just released new rankings featuring the world’s best specialized hospitals and best smart hospitals. For the second year in a row, Sheba was named the world’s 13th best smart hospital, in addition to ranking among the world’s top 50 cardiology, neurosurgery, and gastroenterology hospitals.
“We are committed to continuing to lead the development and implementation of medical innovation in clinical research and treatment so we can meet the medical challenges of the coming decade,” said Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, Director General of Sheba Medical Center, upon learning about the new rankings. “That is how we will be able to offer each and every patient the most advanced, personal, and best treatment.”
The List of 300 World’s Best Smart Hospitals
Newsweek & Statista’s World’s Best Smart Hospitals list includes the 300 leading smart hospitals in
the field of smart technologies from 28 different countries, who were ranked according to an international online survey of hospital managers and health care professionals as well as a digital technology implementation and usage assessment,
Through ARC (acronym for Accelerate, Redesign, Collaborate), its innovation arm, Sheba leads healthcare’s digital transformation by cultivating an ecosystem that prioritizes digital health, promotes open innovation, advances international collaborations, and provides a home for innovation and innovators – pushing the boundaries of medicine on a global level.
“We are proud to receive the international recognition that all our employees deserve. Their hard work and dedication make the innovation and first-class care at Sheba possible,” said Prof. Eyal Zimlichman, Deputy Director General of Innovation and Transformation at Sheba and head of ARC. “The digital transformation process started at Sheba a few years ago and involves the implementation of artificial intelligence, telemedicine, robotics, and digital tools, which allow us to provide patients with high quality, effective, and efficient care.”
When ranking smart hospitals according to medical specialties, Newsweek & Statista based the rankings on a global survey to which over 40,000 medical professionals (doctors, health care professionals, and hospital managers) from over 20 countries were invited in addition to notable global accreditation organizations: CARF International, IAC and JCI.
Dedicated to providing patients worldwide ‘Hope Without Boundaries,’ Sheba will continue striving to advance healthcare and aid people in need, irrespective of race, gender, religion, or creed.