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Dr. Halberthal and a copy of his editorial that appeared in Israel Today. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

The Battle against the Coronavirus is a War in Every Sense – We Need to Focus on Both the Frontlines and the Home Front

9/12/2021 1:30 PM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Dr. Michael Halberthal, Director General of Rambam Health Care Campus, has been tirelessly leading the hospital through the daily challenges of the coronavirus. Below is an editorial he wrote for the Israeli daily newspaper and news website, “Israel Today”.

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Professor Beyar and a close-up of his editorial that was published in Globes. Photography courtesy Rambam HCC.

The Word “Lockdown” Needs to Disappear from Our Lexicon

9/12/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Professor Rafi Beyar, the former General Director of Rambam Health Care Campus, remains deeply committed to quality healthcare. Drawing from his own experience and expertise over the years, he has written an informative and thought-provoking editorial for the daily Israeli business news website "Globes".

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Walaa Sabbagh at the hospital (L), at the time of the incident (middle inset), and with Nabil's wife, Dalia, during a special ceremony held in her honor after the incident (R). Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Radiographer Saves Life of Drowning Man

8/29/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A radiographer employed at Rambam Health Care Campus helped perform CPR on a man who suffered a seizure and almost drowned, saving his life.

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Staff of the BRACHA Education Center. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Preparations for the New School Year at Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital

8/26/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The 2021–2022school year will open as scheduled for hospitalized children at the Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital of Rambam Health Care Campus. The hospital’s school is run by the BRACHA Education Center under the direction of Israel’s Ministry of Education.

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Using Surgical Theater's Precision VR System during surgery. Photgraphy courtesy of Surgical Theater, Ltd.

First in Israel: Virtual and Augmented Reality for Neurosurgery at Rambam Health Care Campus

8/19/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Health Care Campus is the first in Israel to use a unique system with augmented and virtual reality technologies for more accurate neurosurgical procedures.

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3D rendering of healthy fat cells, making up the tissue from which mesenchymal cells are extracted.

Possible COVID Breakthrough: Israeli Ministry of Health Approves Extension of Israeli Drug Trial at Rambam Medical Center to Other Israel Hospitals

8/12/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The Ministry of Health’s decision ensued from the results of a clinical trial that began in January of this year at Rambam Health Care Campus. The data is encouraging: 14 out of 16 COVID-19 patients who received the new drug were released home. Rambam’s clinical trial leader stressed that ““with this drug, the chance of saving seriously ill patients increases dramatically.”

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Rambam’s team during a cryotherapy procedure. Photography courtesy of RHCC.

Global Breakthrough: Rambam Physicians Perform Cryotherapy to Remove Superficial Bladder Cancer

8/8/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Cryotherapy has been performed for the first time in the world to treat superficial bladder cancer in a 60-year-old patient. The minimally invasive procedure represented a collaboration between Rambam Health Care Campus’s Department of Urology led by Professor Gilad Amiel and Dr. Isaac Hoffman, and representatives of Vessi Medical founded by Mr. Eyal Kochavi.

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Rambam employees and visitors take part in special prayers for the healing and speedy recovery of those wounded in the tragedy on Mount Meron. Photography courtesy of RHCC.

Parents of Mount Meron Victim Thank Rambam for Compassionate Care

7/25/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Earlier this year, a youth was critically injured during the Lag B’Omer Mount Meron tragedy and hospitalized at Rambam Health Care Campus for two months. His parents expressed their gratitude to the hospital staff, thanking them for their son's treatment and the thoughtful assistance they received throughout his stay.

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The people involved with Rambam MedTech Ltd. (see text for details). Photography courtesy of RHCC.

Rambam MedTech Ltd. Facilitates Several Medical Research and Innovation Projects

7/18/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The activities of Rambam MedTech Ltd. have advanced a number of significant medical research and development initiatives conceived by Rambam physician-scientists over the past few months.

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Adele in the Meri and Sol J. Barer Play Atrium in Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital. Inset top right: Professor Mark Eidelman. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Girl Born with Rare Fragile Bone Disorder Learns to Walk

7/11/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Thanks to doctors in the Pediatric Orthopedics Unit at Rambam Health Care Campus, a young girl diagnosed with a disorder that causes her bones to break easily recently took her very first steps.

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(L-R): Dr. Amir Solomonica, Moshe Almani, Dr. Arthur Kerner. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Doctors Replace Heart Valve in 97-year-old Man

6/29/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Doctors in the Unit for Interventional Cardiology at Rambam Health Care Campus recently broke a record they set several months ago by replacing a heart valve for a 97-year-old Haifa resident. The previous record was a similar operation performed successfully on a 95-year-old patient.

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Rambam's new Thera-Trainer BEMO for in-bed mobilization of legs and upper body and (inset) how it is used. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC; Inset courtesy of THERA TRAINER.

New Device Allows Rambam Physiotherapists to Treat Bedridden and Unconscious Patients

6/28/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

An innovative device that helps physiotherapists and medical staff to “physically activate” patients was recently introduced successfully in the Department of Critical Care at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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(L-R): Tamir Pardo, Yossi Bornstein, Dr. Michael Halberthal, Professor Rafi Beyar, and Roee Atlas. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Signs Cooperative Agreement with Shizim Biomed Group Headed by Former Mossad Director

6/21/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

An agreement signed between Rambam Health Care Campus and the Shizim Biomed Group will enhance Rambam’s ability to create and market innovative medtech solutions.

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Bepex employees donate platelets in memory of the company's founder alongside two generations of the Pais family. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Family Donates Blood Platelets Together at Rambam

6/17/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

In honor of World Blood Donor Day, an Israeli medical device import company and the owners’ family donated platelets at Rambam Health Care Campus in memory of the company’s founder.

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Meital Iofe, an occupational therapist working with a patient following hand surgery. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Seminar Updates Local Occupational Therapists for Improved Treatment Continuity

6/10/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Dozens of occupational therapists from Haifa and the north came to the Department of Occupational Therapy at Rambam Health Care Campus for a seminar about new rehabilitation protocols following hand tendon repair surgery.

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L-R: Tomer Fadael; Bernard Zitock; Ruthie Ofir, the division’s Head Nurse; Dr. Shifra Ash; Nofar and Shimon Amsalem, with their daughter Tevel. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

New at Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital – Colorful Chemotherapy Infusion Stands

6/7/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Colorful new infusion stands for chemotherapy are adding an element of fun to the Joan & Sanford Weill Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation in Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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Dr. Halberthal and a copy of his editorial that appeared in Israel Today. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

The Battle against the Coronavirus is a War in Every Sense – We Need to Focus on Both the Frontlines and the Home Front

Dr. Michael Halberthal, Director General of Rambam Health Care Campus, has been tirelessly leading the hospital through the daily challenges of the coronavirus. Below is an editorial he wrote for the Israeli daily newspaper and news website, “Israel Today”.

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Professor Beyar and a close-up of his editorial that was published in Globes. Photography courtesy Rambam HCC.

The Word “Lockdown” Needs to Disappear from Our Lexicon

Professor Rafi Beyar, the former General Director of Rambam Health Care Campus, remains deeply committed to quality healthcare. Drawing from his own experience and expertise over the years, he has written an informative and thought-provoking editorial for the daily Israeli business news website "Globes".

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3D rendering of healthy fat cells, making up the tissue from which mesenchymal cells are extracted.

Possible COVID Breakthrough: Israeli Ministry of Health Approves Extension of Israeli Drug Trial at Rambam Medical Center to Other Israel Hospitals

The Ministry of Health’s decision ensued from the results of a clinical trial that began in January of this year at Rambam Health Care Campus. The data is encouraging: 14 out of 16 COVID-19 patients who received the new drug were released home. Rambam’s clinical trial leader stressed that ““with this drug, the chance of saving seriously ill patients increases dramatically.”

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Rambam’s team during a cryotherapy procedure. Photography courtesy of RHCC.

Global Breakthrough: Rambam Physicians Perform Cryotherapy to Remove Superficial Bladder Cancer

Cryotherapy has been performed for the first time in the world to treat superficial bladder cancer in a 60-year-old patient. The minimally invasive procedure represented a collaboration between Rambam Health Care Campus’s Department of Urology led by Professor Gilad Amiel and Dr. Isaac Hoffman, and representatives of Vessi Medical founded by Mr. Eyal Kochavi.

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Rambam employees and visitors take part in special prayers for the healing and speedy recovery of those wounded in the tragedy on Mount Meron. Photography courtesy of RHCC.

Parents of Mount Meron Victim Thank Rambam for Compassionate Care

Earlier this year, a youth was critically injured during the Lag B’Omer Mount Meron tragedy and hospitalized at Rambam Health Care Campus for two months. His parents expressed their gratitude to the hospital staff, thanking them for their son's treatment and the thoughtful assistance they received throughout his stay.

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