Prof. Rachel Nissanholtz-Gannot

Rachel Nissanholtz

Research Scholar, Health Team (Systems Group)

Health Policy

Research Scholar, Health Team (Systems Group), the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.

Prof. Rachel Nissanholtz-Gannot has worked at MJB since 2010. Her main research areas are health, law and health policy. In addition to her main research work in these areas, she is a lawyer and serves as the chairperson of MJB’s Ethics Committee. Rachel is head of the Health Systems Management department at Ariel University and is a public representative on the Helsinki Committee of Clalit Health Services.

Rachel has a both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in law from Bar-Ilan University and a PhD in medical sciences from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

She can be contacted by email at  [email protected] or via ResearchGate

Journal Articles

Sela, Y., Grinberg, K., & Nissanholtz-Gannot, R.  (2023). The Dilemma of Compulsory Vaccinations—Ethical and Legal Considerations. Healthcare, 11(8), 1140.

Sela, Y., Artom, T., Rosen, B., & Nissanholtz-Gannot, R. (2022). Primary Care Physicians’ Perceptions on Nurses’ Shared Responsibility for Quality of Patient Care: A Survey. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health19(17), 10730.

Hamama-Raz, Y., Nissanholtz Gannot, R., Michaelis, M., Beloosesky, Y., & Nissanholtz, A. (2022). Informal caregivers’ negative affect: The interplay of caregivers’ resilience, aging anxiety and burdenAging & Mental Health.

Nissanholtz-Gannot, R., Michael, D., Ashkenazi, Y., & Grossman, Z. (2021). The involvement of community pediatricians in the treatment of developmental-behavioral difficulties as perceived by directors of child development centersIsrael Journal of Health Policy Research, 10,56.

Nissanholtz Gannot, R., Hamama Raz, Y., Stein, I., & Hochwald, O. (2021). Secondary Traumatic Stress and Vigor Among Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Personnel: The Moderator Role of Coping FlexibilityAdvances in neonatal care: official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses.

Berkowitz, O., Maoz-Breuer, R., Tal-Or, E., & Nissanholtz-Gannot, R. (2021). Are the new PA students helpful to emergency medicine physicians in Israel? JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants34(1), 39–44.

Sela-Vilensky, Y., Grinberg, K., & Nissanholtz-Gannot, R. (2020). Attracting Israeli nursing students to community nursing. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research9(1), 44.

Fishbain, D., Danon, Y. L., & Nissanholz-Gannot, R. (2019). Accreditation systems for postgraduate medical education: A comparison of five countries. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 1-22.

Maoz-Breuer, R., Berkowitz, O., & Nissanholtz-Gannot, R. (2019). Integration of the first physician assistants into Israeli emergency departments–the physician assistants’ perspective. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 8(1), 4. doi:10.1186/s13584-018-0275-3

Nissanholtz-Gannot, R., & Chinitz, D. (2018). Expensive lifesaving treatments: Allocating resources and maximizing access. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research7(1), 3.

Shapiro, E., Zigdon, A., & Nissanholtz-Gannot, R. (2018). Health care access and satisfaction in Judean and Samarian communities: Opportunities for improving care. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research7(1), 31.

Gannot, R. N., Chinitz, D. P., & Rosenbaum, S. (2018). What should health insurance cover? A comparison of Israeli and US approaches to benefit design under national health reform. Health Economics, Policy and Law13(2), 189-208.

Nissanholtz-Gannot, R., Rosen, B., Hirschfeld, M., & Community Nursing Study Group (2017). The changing roles of community nurses: The case of health plan nurses in Israel. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research6(1), 69. doi:10.1186/s13584-017-0197-5

Nissanholtz-Gannot, R., & Yankellevich, A. (2017). Regulating the relationship between physicians and pharmaceutical companies: A qualitative and descriptive analysis of the impact of Israeli legislation. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research6(1), 45.

Nissanholtz-Gannot, R., Bonny-Noach, H., & Korn, L. (2017). OP-80: Behavioral patterns and perceptions relating to body modification in Israel: Tattoos, piercings, and sub-dermal implants. Journal of Behavioral Addictions6(S1), 38-40.

Nissanholtz-Gannot, R., Yankellevich, A., & Nirel, N. (2016). The influence of the Israeli legislation on the relationship between physicians and pharmaceutical companies. Harefuah155(7), 426-430.

Nissanholtz-Gannot, R., Goldman, D., Rosen, B., Kay, C., & Wilf-Miron, R. (2016). How do primary care physicians perceive the role of nurses in quality measurement and improvement? The Israeli story. Frontiers in Public Health4, 124.

Nissanholtz-Gannot, R., Zigdon, A., & Lotan, M. (2015). The time is now: The need for an intensive, appropriate individual intervention for individuals with Rett syndrome. Journal of Syndromes2(2), 7.

Nissanholtz-Gannot, R., & Rosen, B. (2012). Monitoring quality in Israeli primary care: The primary care physicians’ perspective. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research1(1), 26.

Book Chapters

Nissanholtz-Gannot, R., & Davidovitch, N. (2018). Evaluation of teaching and learning outcomes in health systems management studies, the case of Israel: Ideal versus actual. In R. L. Raby, & E. J. Valeau (Eds.), Handbook of comparative studies on community colleges and global counterparts (pp. 381-399). New York: Springer.