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The Parents Went to The Hospital, The EMTs Babysat Their Children

On Tuesday United Hatzalah volunteers Chezi Rosenbaum and Tom Elnadiv from Qiryat Malachi each received an alert to a medical emergency in their area. The alert would end up being a lot longer and more involved than their normal medical … Continue reading

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A Life-Saving Couple That Saved A Couple Of Lives Over The Weekend

Miri Shvimmer and Lior Eskenasy are an engaged couple who both live in Holon and are both United Hatzalah volunteer responders.  In fact, they often ride to emergencies together on Lior’s ambucycle. “Whenever there are calls that need ALS we … Continue reading

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ER Volunteer Finishes Shift And Heads Home To Deliver A Baby

 On Monday night, after an incredibly long day, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Bentzi Goldberg arrived home and was about to relax, when his radio alerted him to a woman giving birth two blocks away. He turned around raced to the … Continue reading

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Newly Trained EMT Saves Her Own Life Due To EMT Training

On Sunday, Sarah, a recently graduated volunteer EMT with the women’s unit in United Hatzalah wasn’t feeling quite right. She did a quick mental assessment of her symptoms and compared what she felt to what she learned in her EMT … Continue reading

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Volunteer EMS personnel supporting local hospitals in Israel in a winning partnership

Six years ago, Israel’s volunteer emergency medical services (EMS) organization, United Hatzalah, made waves in Rambam hospital when they began a program that significantly cut down waiting times in the emergency room (ER) and helped ER nurses treat patients faster. … Continue reading

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