The Emergency Medical Department provides patients arriving for emergency medical care with an immediate diagnosis followed by speedy, efficient, intensive and the best possible treatment, all provided by a warm, caring staff. The list of services provided by the EMD includes internal medicine, surgery, orthopedics, trauma, urology, neurology, ophthalmology, psychiatry and obstetrics. Other services available to patients in the EMD include consultants and services in Ear-Nose-Throat medicine, dermatology, plastic surgery, gastroenterology, vascular surgery, pediatric and hand surgery, ICU and general care, hematology and endocrinology.
The new, spacious EMD building includes two wings – the 16-bed internal wing and the 13-bed surgical/trauma wing. In addition, the wing includes a trauma room that is outfitted with the necessary equipment for two beds with an option for a third, a walk-in wing that includes a physician’s office and patient waiting area, the orthopedic wing, with two physician’s offices and waiting area for patients.
In addition to the main wings are:
Pediatric surgery room
Gynecology room with the necessary equipment
Suture room for minor surgeries
Rooms to store emergency equipment that can be quickly deployed in the event of a large-scale multiple trauma event and/or toxicological mass casualty event – hospital drills for toxicological mass casualty event during normal circumstances.
EMD Activities are Performed in Compliance with Israeli and Foreign Protocols
The EMD employs a staff that treats patients in accordance with Israeli and international emergency medicine protocols, and in compliance with protocols and procedures written based on experience accrued at the Hillel Yaffe Medical Center. The protocols, which serve as guidelines, resolve problematic issues for the attending staff.
We make sure to issue constant updates and immediate alerts to events and/or risks through all forms of media. Staff meetings take place every day. Academically, we present cases for discussions and/or conduct expanded lectures.