Bringing together leading healthcare executives from the USA, Canada, UK, EU and Israel, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer hosted an international summit last week to discuss the future challenges facing hospitals.
The Sheba Summit 2018, focused on “The Future Hospital: Setting Strategies for 2030 and Beyond”, where the global healthcare innovators and leaders engaged in fruitful discussions about the challenges facing academic hospitals in the coming years and the transforming roles and responsibilities of healthcare institutions.
Summit participants represented prestigious healthcare organizations including the Federation of American Hospitals (Washington, D.C.), Johns Hopkins Medicine (Maryland), Erasmus Medical Center (Holland), University of Pennsylvania Health System and many more.
Participants also had the chance to experience cutting-edge technologies currently being developed in Israel that will shape the future of the health and medical industry.
“Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer is proud to be a pioneer in the healthcare industry. We were honored to host such a high-quality and innovative group of senior healthcare executives from across the world to discuss how we can help one another build the hospital of the future,” said Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, Director General of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer. “At Sheba Medical Center’s City of Health, we endeavor to be at the forefront of medical care. Collaborative conferences such as this summit allow us to work together to provide the most effective healthcare possible, today and in the future.”
Charles N. Kahn III, President and Chief Executive Officer of Federation of American Hospitals and Summit Co-Chairman, added, “We all agree we can’t predict the future, but we know digitalization and medical science is advancing very quickly. And while digitalization and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are going to change the way we address patient care, we cannot lose sight of the fact that the essence of healthcare is compassion with a human touch.The sharing of these challenging ideas at the Sheba International Summit will now serve as a powerful foundation for ongoing discussions between us going forward.”