About us

Transforming Data, Research
and Technology into
Real World Impact


Kahn-Sagol-Maccabi (KSM) is the Research and Innovation Center of Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel’s leading HMO. KSM was founded in 2016 in cooperation with Morris Kahn and Sami Sagol and is led by Dr. Tal Patalon. We support researchers, technology companies, startups, academics and other ecosystem partners in their journey from ideation to implementation. We offer a global market startup launchpad; a data partnerships framework; full access to KSM’s know-how; IRB approval, and ultimately, potential solution implementation in HMO services.

A Strong Foundation

KSM has unique access to Maccabi’s professional resources and wealth of medical knowledge, allowing us to conduct innovative health research and provide health organizations across the globe actionable health data solutions.

Maccabi Members
Digital Medical Data
Biobank Samples

Leading the way

KSM is expediting formidable medical breakthroughs and leading tremendous improvements in global health through exciting partnerships with prominent scientists; researchers; academic institutions; pharmaceutical, tech companies; and startups.

Shaping the Future of Health

Our collaborations within the global health ecosystem allow us to make groundbreaking discoveries and deliver innovative solutions.

Our Partners

Meet The Team

Dr. Tal Patalon, MD, LLB, MBA

Head of KSM Research and Innovation Center

Dr. Sivan Gazit, MD, MA

Head of Research

Galit Perez, RN, MN, MA

Head of Clinical Research

Dr. Asaf Peretz, MD,MBA

Head Of Tipa Biobank

Ron Ben Shachar


Esma Hertzel

CDO, Head of Data Analysis

Tamar Shafrir

Head of Startup Development and Marketing

Rotem Haimovich


Ofer Tzriker

Head of Projects

Sarit Chehanowitz

Head of Big Data & Business Development

“We care about health; we strive for innovation.” KSM teams are dedicated to making an impact on the  future of health.

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