Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein opened its doors in 1971 as a nonprofit diagnostic and treatment center, and today it boasts more than 5,000 employees including more than 500 full-time physicians. Einstein is the world's first hospital to receive JCI accreditation.
Einstein's specialties include integrated cardiology, neurology, and oncology diagnosis and treatment, as well as organ transplantation, orthopedics, dermatology, gastroenterology, hematology, ophthalmology, plastic surgery, and urology. Einstein also has a Diagnostic and Preventive Medicine Center that offers numerous health screenings, scans and other tests. Einstein’s Bariatric Surgery Excellence Center opened in 2007.
Einstein prides itself on personalized care for its patients, employing state-of-the-art protocols, procedures, and technologies. Recent equipment acquisitions include a 64-row computed tomography (CT) scanner, image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiograph, high-resolution electrocardiogram (HRECG), cardiac event monitoring, Da Vinci surgical system (a robotic technology designed to extend the benefits of minimally invasive surgery), and One-Stop Clinic for Assessment of Risk (OSCAR), one of the most advanced prenatal screening tools available.
Einstein is Latin America’s largest liver transplant center, performing some 200 transplants annually. In 2006 the Einstein Transplant System passed the 1,000-transplant mark. The hospital boasts a consistent liver transplant success rate of 90 percent, on par with the best US and European hospitals.
The bilingual staff of the hospital’s Commercial Service Center work with international patients on price-checking and negotiation with insurance companies. The hospitality and concierge departments can assist with travel plans, local accommodations, and more.
A multi-million dollar renovation and facility addition was unveiled in 2012. Einstein was first accredited by JCI in 1999, then re-accredited in 2002, 2006, 2009 and 2013.
Last updated on 28 October 2016
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