Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement

Certificate & Conformance Status

This is to confirm that this site has been reviewed by software developers and remediated to meet standards set by the WCAG 2.1 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1) at the AA level. The WCAG 2.1 AA level covers a wide range of recommendations for making Web content more accessible. WCAG 2.1 AA level guidelines include specific details on how to develop accessible Web content. This statement certifies that specific techniques were met for the Success Criterion detailed by WCAG. As a result, this website`s content has been made more accessible to a wider range of people with disabilities, including blindness and low vision, deafness and hearing loss, learning disabilities, cognitive limitations, limited movement, speech disabilities, photosensitivity and combinations of thereof. By implementing and adhering to these guidelines, this website`s web content has also become more usable to users in general. Using the accessibility widget is subject to the terms of service which can be found at the company`s website.

Measures taken to make this website more accessible

The automatic system, team of developers, designers and content accessibility experts has reviewed, remediated and tested this website by performing multi-layered accessibility testing and analysis of the new and updated accessibility measures and web content. As part of the process to make this website more accessible, adjustments were made which include JavaScript & CSS work. The process also included accessibility modifications for assistive technologies (e.g. NVDA, JAWS etc.). Below is a complete list of accessibility modifications and functionalities made.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Our mission goal is to be able to support the widest array of browsers and assistive technologies as possible.We have therefore invested efforts to support popular systems with high market share, including Chrome, Firefox, edge, Opera and Safari VoiceOver on a MAC. We have also addressed JAWS and NVDA assistive technologies for Windows and MAC.

In addition, the following modifications were made during the audit to make this website accessible:

  • Enables keyboard navigation
  • Enables smart navigation
  • Blinks Blocking
  • OCR Image description
  • Fonts – Ability to increase and decrease the site font, adjust, align etc`
  • Voice command the browser using your voice
  • Change color contrast based on dark background
  • Change color contrast based on a light background
  • Change the Site`s colors
  • Matching and monochrome option for color blind people
  • Change the font for readability
  • Increase the cursor and change its color to black or white
  • Increase the display to 200%
  • Highlight links on the site
  • Highlighting headers on the site
  • Display an alternative description of the images
  • Increase the content chosen by the cursor, showed in a tooltip
  • Describe words by mouse selection
  • Displays the site`s contents in a new window clearly and readable
  • Enables users to type contents using the mouse


Technical specifications

Accessibility of this website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations, alternatives and disclaimers

Despite our efforts to ensure accessibility of this website, there may be some limitations.
Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below. 

Use of Third-Party Sites & Components

When 3rd party components or websites are used on the website, such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, chats and others, which are not controlled by us, may present challenges for individuals with disabilities that we are not able to remedy.

Accessibility coordinator

Should you encounter any difficulty browsing our website, for any question or request about Herzliya Medical Center’s website, building or service accessibility, please contact us.

Accessibility coordinator name: Refael Yamin

Phone number: 09.9592419

Fax number: 09.9592501

Email: refaely@hmc.co.il

General accessibility solutions

  • The hospital staff on service oriented departments,  have undergone training in order to provide accessible service to patients with disabilities and have received tools for providing such a service
  • The hospital’s IVR was made accessible so that the information is recorded in a clear language and without background music
  • There are accessible elevators in the building
  • The service teams in the hospital and its deprtments will assist in transporting and directing patients
  • There are wheelchairs at the entrance to the hospital to assist patients in need
  • Disabled parking is available for the hospital’s visitors (under the responsibility of the local authority)

Accessibility solution for the visually impaired

The hospital uses the RightHear® system throughout the hospital and in the outpatient clinics, both outside and inside the building.

With the help of the dedicated application, which can be downloaded from the application stores, anyone visiting the hospital can receive accurate audio instructions to access the different departments and visitor areas.

Additional information about the system can be found here: https://right-hear.com/he


Accessibility solution for the hearing impaired

The hospital is assisted by an audio system of the “Audio induction loops” located at the patient reception desk and designed to assist the hearing impaired.

For any problem or assistance, you can contact our personal service representative located at the enterence to the hospital.


Contact information

Herzliya Medical Center

Tel: +972-9-959-4888