Israeli committee maps out healthcare reformsBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7380.70/c (Published 11 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:70
- Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
Major reforms are being mooted for Israel's healthcare system over the next decade, following a report from a government committee set up two years ago after the Israel Medical Association's decision to forgo its right to strike for a decade.
Of 150 specific recommendations, the most important is that, in the event of a breakdown in negotiations between the government and doctors, binding arbitration will decide. Many of the other recommendations echo changes that have been suggested or are already under way …