Esti is the head of digital health initiative in the Israeli healthcare system. In her current position, Esti is responsible for driving digital transformation and leading policy, implementation and change with a diverse team with a range of skills and expertise. In her role, Esti led significant programs such as secondary use of health data for research; the use of cloud computing in healthcare; developing assessment for digital health applications, and developing Israeli FHIR implementation. She recently co-founded the Israeli Telemedicine Community.
In her previous position, Esti served as the deputy director of the Medical Technology, Health Information and Research Directorate (MTIR), in the Israeli Ministry of Health. Esti led national projects such as the National Program for increasing the accessibility and availability to MR exams, as well as international collaboration with the IAEA on the field of medical technologies.
Esti lives in Shoresh, is married to Elad and is the mother of Tomer, Alon and Inbar. She enjoys starting to work out.
Esti holds a MPA in public administration from Harvard Kennedy School, a M.Sc. in technology management from the Hebrew University and B.Sc.Med in medical science from the Hebrew University. Esti is a member of MAOZ’s INBAR Leadership Program’s fifth cohort, Wexner Israel Fellowship (class 26) and Atidim – Cadets for Public Service (Class 1) -- all of which are leadership programs of the Israeli public sector.