Newsweek Names Sheba Medical Center a World’s Best Smart Hospital for Third Consecutive Year

September 14, 2023

Sheba’s Cardiology, Oncology, Neurosurgery and Gastroenterology Wards Also Ranked on Top Specialty Lists for Excellence in Care

Ramat Gan, Israel – September 13, 2023 – Sheba Medical Center, Israel’s largest medical center, announced today it has been named by Newsweek among the top 20 “World’s Smartest Hospitals” for the third year in a row, ranking 14th on this year’s list. Additionally, Sheba’s cardiology, oncology, neurosurgery and gastroenterology specialty wards all ranked in the top 50 in Newsweek’s ranking of World’s Best Specialty Hospitals.

These rankings recognize Sheba’s achievements over the past year, including the design and rapid adoption of a range of digital health technologies and AI platforms in clinical practice. Through its innovation arm ARC (Accelerate, Redesign, Collaborate), digital and smart solutions incubated at Sheba are not only used in-house, but also by global hospitals to help shape the future of healthcare.

“Sheba Medical Center is proud to be among the leading Smart Hospitals in the world on the Newsweek ranking,” said Prof. Eyal Zimlichman, Chief Transformation Officer and Chief Innovation Officer at Sheba Medical Center and Director and Founder of ARC Innovation. “Through our transformation and innovation platform ARC, we see technology, and specifically digital health, as a strategic enabler that will allow us to transform operations and patient care, allowing us to become much more effective, efficient and centered on human needs.”

Newsweek’s Smart Hospital rankings, produced together with Statista, include an evaluation of candidate hospitals by senior officials in the digital and information fields, a peer survey of directors and experts in the field of smart hospitals, and an international survey of senior professionals in the field. Hospitals are ranked by proficiency and leadership in using electronic functionalities, telemedicine, digital imaging, artificial intelligence, and robotics. The specialty ward rankings include an international peer survey of over 40,000 specialists, professionals and hospital directors from more than 20 countries, evaluation by world-renowned medical experts, and patient reports of medical treatment satisfaction.

“At Sheba we believe that technological advancement and clinical excellence go hand in hand,” said Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, Director General of Sheba Medical Center. “This achievement highlights our global leadership in health transformation as we leverage technology to provide each and every patient with the highest quality, most advanced treatment.”

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About Sheba Medical Center

The largest and most comprehensive medical center in the Middle East, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer is generating global impact through its medical care, research, and healthcare transformation. Sheba’s City of Health boasts acute-care, rehabilitation, children’s, cancer and geriatric hospitals, research and innovation hubs, medical simulation center and center for disaster response on one comprehensive campus in the center of Israel. Sheba serves as a true hospital without borders, welcoming patients and healthcare professionals from all over the world and consistently providing the highest-level medical care to all in need. Sheba has been ranked a World’s Best Hospital by Newsweek five years in a row (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023). For more information, visit: Sheba Global

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