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Cincinnati Children’s, one of the premier pediatric hospitals in the United States, is a referral center for complex care. Through our pioneering Israel Exchange Program, our specialists are partnering with Israeli physicians to provide collaborative care for children with the most rare and complex diseases.
At Cincinnati Children’s, your patient will find a multidisciplinary care team, a family-centered environment, a deep commitment to patient safety, an international patient care coordinator and support from the local Jewish community.
Patients and referring physicians also benefit from the opportunity for a continuum of care. This may include having Israeli physicians and nurses accompany their patients to Cincinnati Children’s as an educational exchange, clinical collaboration via video link for preoperative and postoperative care, and continuing consultation upon the patient’s return to Israel.
We realize the families you refer to us are under enormous stress due to illness, so we strive to provide them with the very best logistical support before, during and after their stay.
A Hebrew-speaking international patient coordinator will work closely with the patient, referring physician and insurance company to help with:
For more information, email Ilan Goldman, international patient care coordinator, or call him at 513-803-2198.
You may also visit the International Patients and Families section of our website.
All patients and their families have a right to receive medical information in their preferred language.
Read about the services provided by the International Patient Care Program.
News about the relationship between Cincinnati Children’s and Israel:
David Broza visited with young Israeli patients and their families on April 21, 2013, at Cincinnati Children's. The singer-songwriter was in Cincinnati to perform at an Israel Independence Day celebration.
Volunteers from Cincinnati’s Jewish community work hard to make visiting Israeli guests feel at home. We connect visiting Israelis with local families and Jewish community organizations that can help acquaint them with community schools, synagogues and neighborhoods and host them for Shabbat dinners and holiday events.
• Nearly 27,000 Jews live in Cincinnati.
• Thirteen synagogues and two Jewish day schools represent the full spectrum of Jewish belief.
• A unique Israel grant program sends more teens to Israel each summer, per capita, than any other community in the United States.
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