Sara Tzafrir

Sara Tzafrir

Phone number of Sara Tzafrir04-7772563

Sara Tzafrir is a graduate of the Faculty of Industry and Management at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, and holds an MA degree in Health Systems Management from the Department of Public Administration at the University of Haifa.
Mrs. Tzafrir currently serves as Director of the Department of Information, Computing and Communications, and is a member of the Senior Management Committee at Rambam Health Care Campus.
In 1993, Mrs. Tzafrir established the Department for Planning and Organization at Rambam, which served as the reserve infrastructure for hospital administration management.  During a three year leave of absence in the United States, she established a computer system for operational support of accreditation at the Kaiser Permanente Hospital in California. Upon her return, Mrs. Tzafrir assumed management of Rambam’s information systems, then went on to take responsibility for the Communications Department. She eventually established the Devision for Information Computing and Communications, which has become a technological leader within the Israeli health care system, with numerous achievements at the national level. 
Mrs. Tzafrir has led pioneering projects within the Israeli hospital system, including initiating, developing and integrating the “Prometheus” system for computerized medical records in the early 2000’s. Prometheus has been adopted by all government psychiatric and geriatric hospitals. This project was awarded a prize by the Information Systems Analysts Bureau in Israel. 

Other prize-winning projects led by Mrs. Tzafrir include:

  • “Emergency” – a system for hospital management during emergency situations, awarded the first prize for excellence in the special projects category of the “ITAWARDS” competition. The system gained national acclaim when it was selected as the solution for management of the Ministry of Health’s Emergency Services Branch.  The “Adam” computerized hospital management system for tracking casualties during emergency situations, developed at Rambam, has now been adopted in every hospital in Israel.
  • ​“Insight” - an information system for managers, won a prize for excellence in the BI Systems category of the “ITAWARDS” competition