Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan is named by Newsweek among the top 20 “World’s Smartest Hospitals” for the third year in a row, ranking 13th on this year’s list.
The hospitals ranked higher than Sheba were all in the United States except for Karolinska in Solna, Sweden, and Charité in Berlin.
In the last year, Sheba, the largest medical center in Israel and the Middle East, completed 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 used in-house and in hospitals around the world.
“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
Additionally, Sheba’s cardiology, oncology, neurosurgery, and gastroenterology specialty wards all ranked in the top 50 in Newsweek’s ranking of the World’s Best Specialty Hospitals for 2023.