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School of Public Health: Israeli Avi

Researchers / חוקרים

 Last updated December 2021 - School of Public Health

List of Publications

(1) Rosen B, Waitzberg R, Israeli A, Hartal M, Davidovitch N. Addressing vaccine hesitancy and access barriers to achieve persistent progress in Israel’s COVID-19 vaccination program. Isr J Health Policy Res 2021;10(1).

(2) Rosen B, Waitzberg R, Israeli A. Israel’s rapid rollout of vaccinations for COVID-19. Isr J Health Policy Res 2021;10(1).

(3) Rozenfeld M, Bodas M, Shani M, Radomislensky I, Israel A, Israeli A, et al. Introduction of hospital quality measures may lead to a temporary decrease in patient outcomes. Public Health 2021;200:71-76.

(4) Blake A, Hotez PJ, Israeli A, Chinitz D. Lessons from an ally: learning from Israel to vaccinate the American people. Microbes Infect 2021;23(4-5).

(5) Rozenfeld M, Bodas M, Shani M, Radomislensky I, Murad H, Comaneshter D, et al. National study: Most elderly patients benefit from earlier hip fracture surgery despite co-morbidity. Injury 2021;52(4):905-909.

(6) Stein-Zamir C, Israeli A, Grotto I. Immunization registry as a digital assessment tool during outbreaks. Clin Microbiol Infect 2021;27(2):166-168.

(7) Rosen B, Schoenbaum SC, Israeli A. Opportunities for diversifying and enriching our article mix. Isr J Health Policy Res 2020;9(1).

(8) Rosen B, Israeli A, Schoenbaum S. Innovation and the Israel Journal of Health Policy Research. Isr J Health Policy Res 2019;8(1).

(9) Adini B, Israeli A, Bodas M, Peleg K. Increasing Perceived Emergency Preparedness by Participatory Policy-Making (Think-Tanks). Disaster Med Public Health Preparedness 2019;13(2):152-157.

(10) Stein-Zamir C, Israeli A. Timeliness and completeness of routine childhood vaccinations in young children residing in a district with recurrent vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks, Jerusalem, Israel. Eurosurveillance 2019;24(6).

(11) Rosen B, Schoenbaum SC, Israeli A. The IJHPR's growing scientific impact. Isr J Health Policy Res 2018;7(1).

(12) Glied S, Wittenberg R, Israeli A. Research in government and academia: The case of health policy. Isr J Health Policy Res 2018;7(1).

(13) Clarfield AM, Basis F, Israeli A, Manor O, Shvarts S. Health equity in Israel – Authors' reply. Lancet 2018;391(10120):535-536.

(14) Rosen B, Israeli A. Updates and reflections about the IJHPR, on the eve of its seventh year. Isr J Health Policy Res 2017;6(1).

(15) Peleg K, Rozenfeld M, Israeli A. The danger of non-exhaustive quality measures: Requiring hip fracture repair surgery within 48 hours - a case study. Isr J Health Policy Res 2017;6(1).

(16) Stein-Zamir C, Israeli A. Age-appropriate versus up-to-date coverage of routine childhood vaccinations among young children in Israel. Hum Vaccines Immunother 2017;13(9):2102-2110.

(17) Clarfield AM, Manor O, Nun GB, Shvarts S, Azzam ZS, Afek A, et al. Health and health care in Israel: an introduction. Lancet 2017;389(10088):2503-2513.

(18) Stein Zamir C, Israeli A. Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions About Routine Childhood Vaccinations Among Jewish Ultra-Orthodox Mothers Residing in Communities with Low Vaccination Coverage in the Jerusalem District. Matern Child Health J 2017;21(5):1010-1017.

(19) Frankenthal D, Israeli A, Caraco Y, Lerman Y, Kalendaryev E, Zandman-Goddard G, et al. Long-Term Outcomes of Medication Intervention Using the Screening Tool of Older Persons Potentially Inappropriate Prescriptions Screening Tool to Alert Doctors to Right Treatment Criteria. J Am Geriatr Soc 2017;65(2):e33-e38.

(20) Manor O, Eisenbach Z, Israeli A, Friedlander Y. Mortality differentials among women: The Israel longitudinal mortality study. Israel's Destiny: Fertility and Mortality in a Divided Society; 2017. p. 281-302.

(21) Rosen B, Israeli A. The IJHPR celebrates five years of quality publication. Isr J Health Policy Res 2016;5(1).

(22) Sefty H, Klivitsky A, Bromberg M, Dichtiar R, Ami MB, Shohat T, et al. Factors associated with choice of approach for Group B streptococcus screening. Isr J Health Policy Res 2016;5(1).

(23) Hadad A, Gafni N, Moshinsky A, Turvall E, Ziv A, Israeli A. The multiple mini-interviews as a predictor of peer evaluations during clinical training in medical school*. Med Teach 2016;38(11):1172-1179.

(24) Chinitz D, Israeli A. Not everything is black or white: Commentary on Filc D and Cohen N, blurring the boundaries between public and private health care services as an alternative explanation for the emergence of black medicine: The Israeli case. Health Econ Policy Law 2016;11(2):215-221.

(25) Adini B, Aharonson-Daniel L, Israeli A. Re: Casualties distribution in emergencies: Some critiques of load index model. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2015;79(5):884-885.

(26) Adini B, Aharonson-Daniel L, Israeli A. Load index model: An advanced tool to support decision making during mass-casualty incidents. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2015;78(3):622-627.

(27) Rosen B, Israeli A. IJHPR comes of age. Isr J Health Policy Res 2014;3(1).

(28) Peleg K, Rozenfeld M, Radomislensky I, Novikov I, Freedman LS, Israeli A. Policy encouraging earlier hip fracture surgery can decrease the long-term mortality of elderly patients. Injury 2014;45(7):1085-1090.

(29) Rosen B, Israeli A. The IJHPR publishes its 100th article, and other momentous milestones. Isr J Health Policy Res 2013;2(1).

(30) Shmueli A, Israeli A. Adjusting health expenditure for military spending and interest payment: Israel and the OECD countries. Isr J Health Policy Res 2013;2(1).

(31) Balicer RD, Shadmi E, Israeli A. Interventions for reducing readmissions - are we barking up the right tree? Isr J Health Policy Res 2013;2(1).

(32) Israeli A, Rosen B. The journal's first year of publication and the challenges ahead. Isr J Health Policy Res 2012;1(1).

(33) Adini B, Laor D, Cohen R, Israeli A. Decision to evacuate a hospital during an emergency: The safe way or the leader's way. J Public Health Policy 2012;33(2):257-268.

(34) Rosen B, Israeli A. Launching the Israel Journal of Health Policy Research: Why a new journal? Why now? Why open access? Isr J Health Policy Res 2012;1(1).

(35) Adini B, Cohen R, Laor D, Israeli A. Can patient flow be effectively controlled? Health Policy Plann 2011;26(6):518-525.

(36) Anis E, Leventhal A, Grotto I, Gandacu D, Warshavsky B, Shimshony A, et al. Recent trends in human brucellosis in Israel. Isr Med Assoc J 2011;13(6):359-362.

(37) Schwaber MJ, Lev B, Israeli A, Solter E, Smollan G, Rubinovitch B, et al. Containment of a country-wide outbreak of carbapenem-resistant klebsiella pneumoniae in israeli hospitals via a nationally implemented intervention. Clin Infect Dis 2011;52(7):848-855.

(38) Chinitz D, Israeli A. Priority setting in Israel: Trade-offs have to be made everywhere. BMJ (Online) 2010;341(7784):1179.

(39) Anis E, Leventhal A, Slater PE, Arbeli Y, Sivan Y, Berlovitz Y, et al. A cluster of deaths following influenza vaccination, Israel, 2006. J Public Health Policy 2010;31(3):318-323.

(40) Adini B, Laor D, Lev B, Israeli A. [Looking back but facing ahead: implementing lessons learned from the 2nd Lebanon War]. Harefuah 2010;149(7):451-455, 480.

(41) Adini B, Laor D, Cohen R, Lev B, Israeli A. [The five commandments for preparing the Israeli healthcare system for emergencies]. Harefuah 2010;149(7):445-450, 480.

(42) Israeli A, Keinan-Boker L, Grotto I, Green MS, Shohat T. National health index. Harefuah 2010;149(4):202-203, 265.

(43) Anis E, Grotto I, Moerman L, Warshavsky B, Slater PE, Lev B, et al. Measles in a highly vaccinated society: The 2007-08 outbreak in Israel. J Infect 2009;59(4):252-258.

(44) Zlotogora J, Israeli A. A comprehensive screening program for cystic fibrosis. Isr Med Assoc J 2009;11(9):555-557.

(45) Balicer RD, Israeli A, Grotto I. Editorial-A/H1N1 virus (Swine Flu). Harefuah 2009;148(8):527-528.

(46) Amitai Y, Winston G, Sack J, Wasser J, Lewis M, Blount BC, et al. Gestational exposure to high perchlorate concentrations in drinking water and neonatal thyroxine levels. Thyroid 2007;17(9):843-850.

(47) Nirel N, Birkenfeld S, Israeli A. Has the time come to transfer residency training from hospitals to the community? Lessons from other countries and implications for Israel. Harefuah 2007;146(6):447-452.

(48) Kesselman I, Elstein D, Israeli A, Chertkoff R, Zimran A. National health budgets for expensive orphan drugs: Gaucher disease in Israel as a model. Blood Cells Mol Dis 2006;37(1):46-49.

(49) Elstein D, Israeli A. Societal aspects in treating rare diseases with expensive therapy. Gaucher Disease; 2006. p. 449-454.

(50) Levtzion-Korach O, Israeli A. The British Star rating system - Review and its implication for the Israeli health system. Harefuah 2005;144(12):865-869.

(51) Israeli A, Shemer J. It is time to fortify basic foods in Israel according to the Canadian model. Isr Med Assoc J 2004;6(6):323-325.

(52) Wilf-Miron R, Sikron F, Glasser S, Barell V, Israeli A. Confidential healthcare for Israeli adolescents: Towards evolution of specific legislation. Harefuah 2003;142(7):527-530+565.

(53) Galai N, Israeli A, Zitser-Gurevich Y, Simchen E. Is discharge policy a balanced decision between clinical considerations and hospital ownership policy? The CABG example. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2003;126(4):1018-1025.

(54) Sikron F, Wilf-Miron R, Israeli A. Adolescent pregnancy in Israel: A methodology for rate estimation and analysis of characteristics and trends. Harefuah 2003;142(2):131-136+157-158.

(55) Shmueli A, Intrator O, Israeli A. The effects of introducing prospective payments to general hospitals on length of stay, quality of care, and hospitals' income: The early experience of Israel. Soc Sci Med 2002;55(6):981-989.

(56) Israeli A, Peterburg I. The application of clinical guidelines. Harefuah 2002;141(4):362-363.

(57) Wilf-Miron R, Sikron F, Barell V, Glasser S, Israeli A. Adolescents in Israel: health services planning. Harefuah 2000;138(7):563-567.

(58) Manor O, Israeli A, Friedlander Y, Eisenbach Z. Mortality differentials among women: The Israel Longitudinal Mortality Study. Soc Sci Med 2000;51(8):1175-1188.

(59) Wilf-Miron R, Rotstein Z, Noy S, Turjeman A, Israeli A. Newly implemented health system reform in Israel: Physicians' attitudes. Health Policy 1999;49(3):137-147.

(60) Bach G, Israeli A. Prevention of inherited disorders: Carrier screening, its benefits and potential harm. Harefuah 1999;137(7-8):302-304.

(61) Mayer M, Israeli A. Clinical use of laboratory tests: methods for the selection of tests and for better perception of laboratory results. Harefuah 1999;137(1-2):54-59.

(62) Chinitz D, Israeli A. Rationing: how and who? Isr Med Assoc J 1999;1(3):210-214.

(63) Liebergall M, Soskolne V, Mattan Y, Feder N, Segal D, Spira S, et al. Preadmission screening of patients scheduled for hip and knee replacement: impact on length of stay. Clin Perform Qual Health Care 1999;7(1):17-22.

(64) Pinhas-Hamiel O, Rotstein Z, Achiron A, Gabbay U, Achiron R, Barak Y, et al. Pregnancy during residency - An Israeli survey of women physicians. Health Care Woman Int 1999;20(1):63-70.

(65) Adler D, Margulies L, Mahler Y, Israeli A. Measurements of electromagnetic fields radiated from communication equipment and of environmental electromagnetic noise: Impact on the use of communication equipment within the hospital. Biomed Instrum Technol 1998;32(6):581-590.

(66) Chinitz D, Shalev C, Galai N, Israeli A. Israel's basic basket of health services: The importance of being explicitly implicit. Br Med J 1998;317(7164):1005-1007.

(67) Israeli A, Ashkenazi Y, Chinitz D. Israel--a health system in transition. Physician Exec 1998;24(2):39-42.

(68) Simchen E, Israeli A, Merin G, Ferderber N. Israeli women were at a higher risk than men for mortality following coronary bypass surgery. Eur J Epidemiol 1997;13(5):503-509.

(69) Wilf-Miron R, Barell V, Nathan K, Israeli A. Confidential health care for adolescents: legal and ethical aspects. Harefuah 1997;132(6):439-443.

(70) Chinitz D, Israeli A. Health Reform and Rationing in Israel. Health Aff 1997;16(5):205-210.

(71) Adler D, Mahler Y, Israeli A. Cellular phone interference with medical instruments. Harefuah 1997;132(5):313-318, 382.

(72) Israeli A, Admon D, Hite Y, Woolfson N, Israeli N, Ayalon A. Factors influencing consent to organ donation among Israeli families. Transplant Proc 1996;28(5):2991-2996.

(73) Ginsberg G, Israeli A, Cohen A, Stessman J. Factors predicting emergency room utilization in a 70-year-old population. Isr J Med Sci 1996;32(8):649-664.

(74) Israeli A, Liebergal M, Friedman JB, Segal D. Osteoarthritis, the hazard of living longer: Arthroscopy vs. conservative treatment. Isr J Med Sci 1996;32(2):121-122.

(75) Stessman J, Ginsberg G, Hammerman-Rozenberg R, Friedman R, Ronen D, Israeli A, et al. Decreased hospital utilization by older adults attributable to a home hospitalization program. J Am Geriatr Soc 1996;44(5):591-598.

(76) Adler D, Israeli A, Mahler Y. Clinical information systems: Considerations in selecting the hospital department with primary responsibility. Biomed Instrum Technol 1995;29(2):97-105.

(77) Eldad A, Chaouat M, Ben Bassat H, Israeli A, Stern Z, Wexler MR. The National Skin Bank of Israel. Harefuah 1994;126(12):723-725.

(78) Friedman G, Israeli A, Ben-Yehuda A, Stern Z, Penchas S. Geriatric assessment in acute care hospital. Harefuah 1993;125(5-6):169-171.

(79) Gross D, Gozal Y, Eldad A, Israeli A. Effect of hyperbaric oxygen treatment in the management of carbon monoxide poisoning. Harefuah 1992;122(9):585-587.

(80) Simchen E, Wax Y, Galai N, Israeli A. Discharge from hospital and its effect on surgical wound infections The Israeli Study of Surgical Infections. J Clin Epidemiol 1992;45(10):1155-1163.

(81) Simchen E, Wax Y, Galai N, Israeli A. Differential effect of risk factors on early and late wound infections in patients undergoing herniorrhaphies. Ann Epidemiol 1992;2(3):263-272.

(82) Eldad A, Israeli A. Money to burns - Cost-effective burn care. Isr J Med Sci 1992;28(11):793-795.

(83) Eldad A, Israeli A. The treatment of burns in Israel. Harefuah 1989;116(11):583-585.

(84) Israeli A, Rein AJJT, Krivisky M, Libson E, Uziely B, Michaeli J. Right ventricular outflow tract obstruction due to extracardiac tumors. A report of three cases diagnosed and followed up by echocardiographic studies. Arch Intern Med 1989;149(9):2105-2106.

(85) Lossos I, Israeli A, Zajicek G, Berry EM. Diagnosis deferred-the clinical spectrum of diagnostic uncertainty. J Clin Epidemiol 1989;42(7):649-657.

(86) Izraeli S, Israeli A, Danon Y. Pharmacological treatment of cyanide poisoning. Harefuah 1988;114(7):338-342+371.