Sophisticated technology has become an integral part of modern diagnostic and
treatment procedures. Close cooperation between medical research institutions
and industry has led to significant progress in the development of special
medical equipment. Among others, Israeli-made CAT scanners and advanced
microcomputer-supported devices, essential for accurate diagnosis and effective
treatment in critical situations, are exported worldwide.
Israel has pioneered the development and use of laser surgical instruments,
as well as a variety of electronic medical equipment, including computerized
monitoring systems and other life-saving and pain-relieving devices.