Tag Archives: Innovation

City Transformer and United Hatzalah Strike Partnership To Bring Faster, More Mobile, EMS Care To Israel’s Cities

A new partnership deal was struck between United Hatzalah and City Transformer, a company that makes all-electric compact vehicles for city centers. The agreement will see the EMS organization become the first corporate customer of the innovative urban vehicle. According … Continue reading

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EMT Innovates New Medicart to Help Female EMTs Avoid Back Injuries

“I began volunteering as an EMT almost two years ago and almost immediately began suffering intense back pain from carrying the EMT medical bag on emergency calls,” recounted United Hatzalah volunteer Hagit Saguy. Saguy lives in Kiryat Motzkin, a town … Continue reading

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How Israeli Innovation Is Changing the World

Avi Jorisch is the author of the newly published “Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World,” which presents 15 stories showing how Israelis of different religions are “making life better for billions of people around the world” and … Continue reading

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Technion Students Create New “Adventure Stretcher” to Hasten Hard to Reach Emergency Evacuations

In collaboration with Segal Bikes, the Israelife Foundation and United Hatzalah, Technion Students have created a new type of backboard stretcher for emergency medical situations that adapts for use in difficult terrain. The new backboard, which can also serve as … Continue reading

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After Terror Attack EMS Doctor Invents New Intubation Device Aimed at Increasing EMS and Hospital Intubation rates by 100%

“My name is Ishay Benuri. I am a pediatric gastroenterologist, married and father of seven amazing children, and I reside in the City of David, Jerusalem. I live next to the Old City and am a volunteer first responder with … Continue reading

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Saving Terrorism Victims Before the Ambulance Arrives

In the field of medical volunteer work, Israel leads the world in innovative services. United Hatzalah of Israel is the largest independent, non-profit, fully volunteer Emergency Medical Services organization that provides the fastest and free emergency medical first response throughout Israel. … Continue reading

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