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Miracle boy – 8-year-old Harel and his father, Yaniv. Photography: Rambam HCC

A Miracle! Rambam Specialists Save 8-year-old Harel’s Life

7/3/2022

Last month, on a recent family outing, eight-year-old Harel Goldstein suffered a rare, sudden stroke caused by a clot in his brain stem. Rambam Health Care Campus specialists felt that his chances of recovery were small. “We were in shock; we did not believe that Harel would recover without permanent brain damage.”

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Members of the Stanford Medical and Rambam Delegations (see text for details). Photography: Rambam HCC

Major Players: Rambam and Stanford Medicine Specialists are Advancing Medical Innovation, Digital Technologies, and Trauma Care

6/30/2022

An exciting joint Rambam & Stanford Medicine Symposium that focused on new innovations in healthcare, trauma care, and digital technologies was held at Rambam Health Care Campus at the end of June. Attendees discussed critical topics to set a foundation for future medical innovations that could improve healthcare worldwide.

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Miracle baby survives complex EXIT procedure. Photo Credit: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Surgeons Perform Rare Operation on Fetus While Attached to Umbilical Cord

6/23/2022

An uncommon surgical procedure, called “EXIT,” enables emergency removal of the fetus from its mother’s uterus, while remaining attached to the umbilical cord and placenta. Only a few such procedures have been performed in Israel, most of them at Rambam Health Care Campus. “The procedure enables delaying the birth and buying additional time in order to treat the fetus before the staff is forced to separate it from the placenta,” explains one of Rambam’s senior gynecologists.

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L-R: Larry Wolfe, Professor Miki Halberthal, Andi Wolfe, Professor Rafi Beyar, Professor Uri Sivan, and Dr. Esty Golan. Photo Credit: Nitzan Zohar, Technion Spokesperson's Office.

“The Science of Today – the Healer of Tomorrow” – The Wolfe Center for Translational Medicine and Engineering

6/20/2022

For the benefit of patients in Northern Israel: The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Rambam Health Care Campus announce the establishment of the Wolfe Center for Translational Medicine and Engineering.

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Justin Bieber’s Recovery from Ramsey-Hunt Syndrome

6/14/2022

Internationally acclaimed singer, Justin Bieber announced over the weekend that some of his concerts have been cancelled. Bieber confirmed he has Ramsey-Hunt Syndrome, which causes facial paralysis. Is it common? What about recovery? A Rambam medical expert explains.

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Opening of the Gala Celebration and Rambam Award Ceremony. Photography: Rambam HCC.

The 2022 Rambam Summit

6/12/2022

After a two-year hiatus, the Rambam Summit and Rambam Awards Ceremony was held June 1-2, 2022. In light of the challenges overcome over the past two years, the theme of this year's summit was Unity.

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Treating a patient in a hospitalization ward. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Named Top Hospital in Israel in National Patient Survey

5/30/2022 1:30 AM

Since 2014, the Ministry of Health has been monitoring patient experience via national surveys. The results of the 2021 survey have just been announced, with Rambam Health Care Campus being named as Israel’s top hospital.

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Ms. Nardin Sabit Jatas, Esq., at the “I am Diversity” exhibition. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Celebrates World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

5/26/2022 1:30 AM

According to UNESCO, “World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development celebrates not only the richness of the world’s cultures, but also the essential role of intercultural dialogue for achieving peace and sustainable development.” The day was first marked in 2002 and is celebrated every year on May 21.

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Course participanats after receiving their graduation diplomas. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Trains Licensed Eastern European Physicians to Work in Israel

5/23/2022 1:30 AM

Coordinators of a program to train licensed Eastern European physicians believe the program could potentially alleviate Israel’s physician and hospital intern shortage, while also saving on the time and costs involved to train more new doctors. The cost of medical studies to the State of Israel is estimated to be approximately NIS 750,000-NIS 1,000,000 per medical student over six years of medical studies while the estimated cost of Rambam’s course is approximately NIS 50,000 per physician.

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L-R: Professor Michael Halberthal, Dr. Margaret Fry, Dr. Daniella Magen, Dr. Josef Ben-Ari, Dr. Yael Shachor-Meyouhas, Dr. Amir Hadash, Dr. Vardit Gepstein, and Dr. Galit Tal. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Boston Society of Pediatric Medicine Chair Visits Rambam to Learn about Pediatric COVID-19 Treatment Experiences

5/15/2022 1:30 AM

The cities of Haifa and Boston have been connected for more than 30 years, with academic collaborations, student exchanges, municipal cooperation, and more.

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Dalia Natan receives the new fitness equipment. Top Left: Dr. Shifra Ash. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Fitness Equipment Placed in Isolation Rooms for Children Undergoing Bone Marrow Transplantation

5/12/2022 1:30 AM

“The exercise equipment will enable children undergoing bone marrow transplantation to be as physically active as their conditions will allow, helping them to stay busy and improve their health,” notes Dr. Shifra Ash, Director, the Joan & Sanford Weill Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation.

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Rambam Health Care Campus. Photography: Rambam HCC.

LinkedIn Names Rambam One of Top 10 Places to Grow Career in Israel

5/9/2022 1:30 AM

The world's largest professional network on the Internet, LinkedIn has ranked workplaces in Israel with regard to career growth. To be eligible for this list, the workplace must have at least 500 employees.

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Professor Ronen Arnon. Photography: Rambam HCC.

World Health Organization Warns: Increase in the Number of Pediatric Hepatitis Cases

5/2/2022 1:30 AM

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently issued a warning following a significant increase in the incidents of pediatric liver infection (hepatitis) in a number of countries around the world, including Israel. In light of the WHO's warning, the Israeli Ministry of Health directed the country's healthcare providers to carefully monitor all relevant cases.

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Delegation members at the Israeli field hospital commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day with local Jewish community representatives. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Israeli Field Hospital Delegation in Ukraine Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day with Local Jewish Community

4/28/2022 1:30 AM

Members of the Israeli delegation to the Kochav Meir Field Hospital in Western Ukraine held a memorial service on the eve of Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day. The memorial service took place at a killing field near the field hospital.

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Firefighters posing with the young patients. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Firefighters Visit Children at Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital

4/25/2022 1:30 AM

Everyone knows that being hospitalized is no fun, but a team of firefighters and rescue workers decided to give the hospitalized children at Rambam Health Care Campus something worth remembering – a special rappelling demonstration from the roof of Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital.

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Children of Rambam’s Division of Surgery staff learning about their parents’ work in the operating rooms. Photography: Rambam HCC.

“Young Interns”: Children of Medical Staff Spend a Day in Rambam's Operating Rooms

4/14/2022 1:30 AM

Children of surgical team members at Rambam Health Care Campus were given a unique and exciting opportunity to experience their parents' complicated work days. They got to try out working with different medical devices, and even enjoyed a little “screen time.”

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Miracle boy – 8-year-old Harel and his father, Yaniv. Photography: Rambam HCC

A Miracle! Rambam Specialists Save 8-year-old Harel’s Life

Last month, on a recent family outing, eight-year-old Harel Goldstein suffered a rare, sudden stroke caused by a clot in his brain stem. Rambam Health Care Campus specialists felt that his chances of recovery were small. “We were in shock; we did not believe that Harel would recover without permanent brain damage.”

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Members of the Stanford Medical and Rambam Delegations (see text for details). Photography: Rambam HCC

Major Players: Rambam and Stanford Medicine Specialists are Advancing Medical Innovation, Digital Technologies, and Trauma Care

An exciting joint Rambam & Stanford Medicine Symposium that focused on new innovations in healthcare, trauma care, and digital technologies was held at Rambam Health Care Campus at the end of June. Attendees discussed critical topics to set a foundation for future medical innovations that could improve healthcare worldwide.

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Miracle baby survives complex EXIT procedure. Photo Credit: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Surgeons Perform Rare Operation on Fetus While Attached to Umbilical Cord

An uncommon surgical procedure, called “EXIT,” enables emergency removal of the fetus from its mother’s uterus, while remaining attached to the umbilical cord and placenta. Only a few such procedures have been performed in Israel, most of them at Rambam Health Care Campus. “The procedure enables delaying the birth and buying additional time in order to treat the fetus before the staff is forced to separate it from the placenta,” explains one of Rambam’s senior gynecologists.

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Justin Bieber. Image Credit: Justin Bieber Instagram.

Justin Bieber’s Recovery from Ramsey-Hunt Syndrome

Internationally acclaimed singer, Justin Bieber announced over the weekend that some of his concerts have been cancelled. Bieber confirmed he has Ramsey-Hunt Syndrome, which causes facial paralysis. Is it common? What about recovery? A Rambam medical expert explains.

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Opening of the Gala Celebration and Rambam Award Ceremony. Photography: Rambam HCC.

The 2022 Rambam Summit

After a two-year hiatus, the Rambam Summit and Rambam Awards Ceremony was held June 1-2, 2022. In light of the challenges overcome over the past two years, the theme of this year's summit was Unity.

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Ms. Nardin Sabit Jatas, Esq., at the “I am Diversity” exhibition. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Celebrates World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

According to UNESCO, “World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development celebrates not only the richness of the world’s cultures, but also the essential role of intercultural dialogue for achieving peace and sustainable development.” The day was first marked in 2002 and is celebrated every year on May 21.

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