SAREL - Logistics Solutions & Products for Advanced Medicine Ltd.

Supply of Medicines and Equipment to the Health Care System

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Established: 1995
Line of Business: Supply of Medicines and Equipment to the Health Care System
Address: SAREL House, 8 Hagavish St., Sapir Ind. Park Netanya 4250707
Phone: 972-9-8922020
Fax: 972-9-8922111
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  • Shlomo Grofman, SAREL - Logistics Solutions & Products for Advanced Medicine Ltd.

    Shlomo Grofman

    Chairman of the Board

    SAREL - Logistics Solutions & Products for Advanced Medicine Ltd.

  • Avi Buskila, SAREL - Logistics Solutions & Products for Advanced Medicine Ltd.

    Avi Buskila

    President & CEO

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    Avi Buskila
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About SAREL - Logistics Solutions & Products for Advanced Medicine Ltd.

The company serves as a one-stop-shop for the complete spectrum of goods and services to hospitals and medical institutions. It offers a wide range of pharmaceuticals, vaccines, medical and laboratory equipment and disposables, complementary products and services, and also medical project management and medical supply chain optimization solutions. The company is owned by the “Non-profit Public Hospitals for the Public” , which serves public purposes only.

Company Vision

To be a strategic partner supporting a high-quality and advanced system, while combining quality services with economic efficiency. Furthermore, to provide optimal quality solutions with economic and professional added values through centralized procurement and logistic solutions, enabling focusing on core medical activities.

Centralized Procurement (One-Stop-Shop) and Logistics

SAREL was founded in 1995, pursuant to a government resolution to serve as a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) for the Ministry of Health’s various divisions & hospitals. SAREL’s modern logistics center and distribution system are designed to deliver inventories directly to customers’ warehouses and points-of-use throughout Israel. SAREL’s catalog includes over 70,000 items. SAREL employs about 155 workers. Its highly skilled, multi-disciplinary staff, comprehensive commercial and professional know-how, extensive experience, Quality Assurance System, and centralized procurement scopes, enable SAREL to offer its customers a wide range of high-quality products from Israeli and international manufacturers, at the best prices and availability. 2019 Sales turnover reached NIS 1,328 million. SAREL is a member of the AHA – American Hospitals Association.

SAREL in Emergencies and Wartime

SAREL is an approved emergency establishment, and its warehouses are available on 24/7 basis during emergency and peace, providing supplies on demand, medications and medical equipment.

Sarel During Covid-19 Global Pandemic

Sarel operated 24\7 during the global Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, with representatives around the world, in order to purchase and supply medications, medical equipment, and protection gear for healthcare providers. During these challenging times, countries around the world closed their boarders, yet, Sarel managed to apprehend the necessary equipment and supply inventory to our local healthcare system.

Supply-Chain Management

Centralized customer service management, advanced inventory control and storage systems, QA supervision, a computerized warehouse, and an efficient distribution and transport system, enable the company to supply end-user customers with products on a “just in time” basis at the best price and with the highest level of service. Advanced CRM systems including RFID technology at the point of use, installed by SAREL in hospitals, savings on inventory, ordering and tendering along with an online website tracing system, for suppliers and customers. The company is currently establishing an innovative logistics center with EMW system and advanced robotics.

Professional Leadership

Sarel is committed to professional leadership and continually evaluates new technologies and products in cooperation with medical institutions as well as quality control systems for products and supply procedures. The company complies with international quality standards and is ISO9001-2015- and GDP/GMP-certified and has an Importer/Producer certification.

Business Divisions

Pharmaceutical Division - Experienced professionals pharmacy team direct a central center for the supply and distribution of vaccines under national vaccination programs, and life-saving drugs. Supply a wide range of pharmaceuticals like ambulatory and hospital medications, hospital disinfectants, anti-serum and blood products, IV solutions, etc.

Medical Division - The division is at the forefront of technology, up-to-date on professional developments worldwide. Procurement and technical specialists provides and acquires the complete range of equipment and accessories for routine operations of the health care institutions, from basic products to the most sophisticated medical instrumentation, like surgical equipment, cardiology, angiography, orthopedics and lab equipment.

The Laboratories department provides comprehensive laboratory operational support and ongoing supply of accessories, reagents, and consumables in a variety of working models and customized solutions.

Surroundings Patient Environment (STP), Technologies, and Projects Division - The division handles the patient environment, capital equipment, medical technologies, leadership and management of medical projects.

The Patient Surroundings department provides patient environment supplies and solutions with attention to the safety of the patient and staff, innovative infection prevention solutions, medical textiles, hospital beds and other relevant products.

The Capital Equipment department provides the entire range of advanced medical equipment, including imaging systems (MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine, PET CT, Ultrasound, Catheterization rooms, and Accelerators), OR, Monitoring, Respiration, etc.

The Projects department offers a management platform for medical projects within budget limits and in accordance with the customer’s requests.

Medical Innovation

Sarel was the first to offer the robotized revolution to Israeli hospitals: automatic preparation of patient’s UNIT DOSE drugs - increasing patients’ safety and reducing manual work; Preparation of the Cytotoxic treatment using robots, design, and enhancement of patient’s environment, etc.

High-Tech at the Hospitals’ Service

Sarel started implementing the MedManager patented Swiss technology in the “Shamir” Medical Center (Assaf HaRofe). This is a simple yet lifesaving solution: an advanced inventory-management technology that shortens the replenishing procedures and saves precious time for the medical staff to the benefit of the patients. MedManager are unique and particularly sensitive weigh scales based on a sound-vibration-sensitive string, which serve as the automated basis for the inventory management system. When a product is removed from the shelf, the scales sense this and message the warehouse to send a new product immediately. In addition, the company added in recent months new inventory management technologies such as a button in each supplies drawer that enables to order new inventory with a simple click, and a new app for authorized employees that enables the shift manager to locate the required item and immediately know its inventory location, quantity and expiry date.

Excelling in Logistics

Sarel, together with “Ichilov” medical center, won the 2017 Healthcare Logistics Excellence Award of the Ministry of Health. In 2018, Sarel, together with “Shamir” Medical Center, was awarded the first place in Healthcare Logistics Excellence on behlaf of the Ministry of Health. These awards were granted to Sarel following its work to optimize the medical equipment supply chain to the operating rooms and the wards.