Israel's health care system is a world leader in delivering quality health care. Still, the system faces major challenges with regard to morbidity, accessibility and availability of services, infrastructure and staffing, and the organization of the health service system. These challenges have become even more acute in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
MJB's Smokler Center for Health Policy Research provides independent and objective research to inform policymaking on crucial national health policy issues through assessments of current challenges and by proposing programmatic directions for addressing these challenges.
Systems Research Group Leader and Director of the Smokler Center for Health Policy Research
The objectives of this research were to examine the characteristics of telehealth service usage, the users’ characteristics, as well as the barriers to such usage among the Arab population in Israel.
The objective of the analysis was to assess the extent of public trust in the health system in 2018 (both overall and by population segment), with attention to several different aspects of public trust.
The goal of this formative evaluation was to study and describe the program’s unique work model and to examine the implementation and outcomes as perceived by the professionals and parties involved in the program.
The goals of this study were to examine the perceptions of managers and primary care physicians at the health plans and senior personnel in the healthcare system and the National Program regarding the program and the changes it has undergone, and to compare the findings with those of the previous survey.