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Professor Mogher Khamaisi, Dr. Noa Lavi, Dr. Ido Solt (see text for details).Photography: Rambam HCC

Three Rambam Doctors Listed Among Israel’s Most Valued Doctors for 2022

1/20/2022 1:30 PM

Three doctors from Rambam Health Care Campus were featured on a list of the “Country’s Doctors 2022”, a joint project between Israeli news website “Ice” and the Israeli Medical Association to recognize Israel’s most valued physicians, as selected by the patient population.

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Security guard Jaomis Zahi. Photography: Rambam HCC

Extra-sensory Perception: Meet the Rambam Security Officer Who Nabs Drug Smugglers Using his Sharp Instincts

1/17/2022 1:30 PM

Security guards at Rambam Health Care Campus play a crucial role. These individuals are responsible for the safety of patients and staff, and their job begins at the hospital gates.

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L) Inbal Liber, Head of the Pediatric Spiritual Care Service in Rambam’s Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital. R) A baby in Rambam's NICU. Photography: Rambam HCC

Spiritual Care Plays Critical Role for Parents of Preemies

1/10/2022 1:30 PM

The Spiritual Care Service at Rambam Health Care Campus is designed to meet the spiritual, emotional and religious needs of all patients and their families. Acquiring an understanding of a patient's social, emotional, and spiritual needs (including religious beliefs), forging a connection with the patient, and making arrangements to meet these needs are all intrinsic to the treatment process.

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Young Ahmed receives a laptop from Yaakov Adler (see text for details).

Yemin Saad Donates Laptops to Pediatric Oncology Patients

1/6/2022 1:30 PM

The Yemin Saad Association has close to 300 volunteers, and carries out a variety of activities throughout the year, including vacations and fun days for sick children and their families, flights over Israel, fulfillment of wishes and requests, and even meetings between children and celebrities.

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(L-R) Rambam Director General Professor Michael Halberthal; Rambam Med-Tech CEO Dr. Roee Atlas; and Road2 CEO Eitan Kyiet. Photography: Rambam HCC

Research and Innovation Updates from Rambam MedTech Ltd.

12/26/2021 9:00 AM

The activities of Rambam MedTech Ltd., Rambam Health Care Campus’s technology transfer company, 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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Scholarship recipients at the Cheryl Spencer Scholarship Awards Ceremony.
Photography: Spokesperson's Office, Rambam HCC

Doctoral Candidates Among Nurses Who Received Scholarships at Rambam’s Cheryl Spencer Scholarship Awards Ceremony

12/21/2021 9:00 AM

The Cheryl Spencer Scholarship Awards Ceremony was established by Irma (z”l) and Aaron Spencer to honor the memory of their daughter Cheryl (z”l), a young nursing student whose life was tragically cut short, and carry on her life’s mission.

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Delegation members meet with Rambam representatives in the Greidinger Lobby in Rambam’s Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital. Photography: Rambam HCC

Prior to Recent Border Closing Due to Omicron, Rambam Held First International Course Since Pandemic Began

12/1/2021 9:00 AM

All international courses had been discontinued as a result of the pandemic, but days prior to the discovery of the Omicron variant and the government’s subsequent recent decision to close the borders to non-Israelis, Rambam welcomed international course participants.

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Dr. Amir Minerbi, Deputy Director of Rambam’s Pain Medicine Institute.
Photography courtesy of Rambam Health Care Campus.
Photographer: Pioter Fliter

Rambam Researchers Racing Towards Fibromyalgia Cure

11/18/2021 9:00 AM

Fibromyalgia—an illness characterized by chronic pain throughout the body, fatigue, and sleep disturbance—is very common, affecting two to eight percent of the population. Researchers in the Pain Medicine Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus led by Director Dr. Simon Vulfsons are working hard to find a cure, and may have found a solution in the most unlikely of places.

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A Treasure Trove of Information in Female Bodily Fluids May Facilitate Early Detection of Severe Disease

A Treasure Trove of Information in Female Bodily Fluids May Facilitate Early Detection of Severe Disease

11/8/2021 1:30 PM

The medical field is accustomed to diagnosing disease through evaluation of bodily fluids, but investigation of vaginal discharges has long remained taboo. “Many male researchers don't even know what they are,” explains Dr. Shlomit Yehudai-Reshef.

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Dr. Tomer Charas, Head of Rambam’s Genitourinary Oncology Unit in the Division of Oncology and an attending physician in the Radiation Therapy Unit, using the new equipment. Photography: Rambam HCC

Network Radiation: The Israeli Breakthrough to Eradicate Malignant Tumors

11/4/2021 1:30 PM

Three Israeli patients were the first to participate in a study to achieve what has never before been possible: the eradication of inoperable cancer tumors. Researchers at Rambam Health Care Campus created a network-based radiation program using a targeted methodology that has succeeded to eradicate tumors in problematic and difficult to approach locations within the body.

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Dr. Ruth Perets at work in her lab at Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Signs Agreement with Biomica for Clinical Trial of Microbiome-based Immuno-oncology Drug

10/28/2021 1:30 PM

Biomica’s immuno-oncology program is based on the premise that the gut microbiome affects the efficacy of cancer immunotherapy. The study is pending approval by Israel’s Ministry of Health.

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Participants in the current training course for immigrant doctors. Photography: Rambam HCC

Will Rambam Solve Israel’s Doctor Shortage?

10/24/2021 1:30 PM

To date, approximately 700 immigrant physicians who participated in a training program at Rambam Health Care Campus have successfully integrated into the Israeli healthcare system, and this year’s class is the largest so far. Their licensing exam success rate is higher than that of most Israeli students who studied abroad, and this year stood at 88.5 percent.

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Images from Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events at Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month

10/21/2021 1:30 PM

One in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer. Throughout the year, Rambam Health Care Campus works to raise awareness of this disease, and holds special events during Breast Cancer Awareness month to highlight the critical importance of early detection.

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The three soldiers, reunited at Rambam, and memories old and new. Photos courtesy of the IDF Spokesperson's Unit; photomontage by Rambam HCC.

Former Rambam Pediatric Oncology Patients Unexpectedly Reunited During Military Service

10/11/2021 1:30 PM

Bar, Chen, and Alvin met as leukemia patients in the Pediatric Oncology Department at Rambam Health Care Campus. A decade later, after all three had recovered, they met on an Israeli naval base where all three happened to be posted. They recently shared their story with Israeli news website Ynet.

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From Rambam to the Czech Republic (see text for details). Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Plays Crucial Role in International Cross-kidney Transplant Operation Involving Israel and the Czech Republic

10/7/2021 1:30 PM

According to Israel’s National Transplant Center, when altruistic donors register directly and join the organ exchange database, a chain of matches is created, enabling the donor to essentially save many lives.

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L) Inbal Liber, Head of the Pediatric Spiritual Care Service in Rambam’s Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital. R) A baby in Rambam's NICU. Photography: Rambam HCC

Spiritual Care Plays Critical Role for Parents of Preemies

The Spiritual Care Service at Rambam Health Care Campus is designed to meet the spiritual, emotional and religious needs of all patients and their families. Acquiring an understanding of a patient's social, emotional, and spiritual needs (including religious beliefs), forging a connection with the patient, and making arrangements to meet these needs are all intrinsic to the treatment process.

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Young Ahmed receives a laptop from Yaakov Adler (see text for details).

Yemin Saad Donates Laptops to Pediatric Oncology Patients

The Yemin Saad Association has close to 300 volunteers, and carries out a variety of activities throughout the year, including vacations and fun days for sick children and their families, flights over Israel, fulfillment of wishes and requests, and even meetings between children and celebrities.

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(L-R) Rambam Director General Professor Michael Halberthal; Rambam Med-Tech CEO Dr. Roee Atlas; and Road2 CEO Eitan Kyiet. Photography: Rambam HCC

Research and Innovation Updates from Rambam MedTech Ltd.

The activities of Rambam MedTech Ltd., Rambam Health Care Campus’s technology transfer company, 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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Delegation members meet with Rambam representatives in the Greidinger Lobby in Rambam’s Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital. Photography: Rambam HCC

Prior to Recent Border Closing Due to Omicron, Rambam Held First International Course Since Pandemic Began

All international courses had been discontinued as a result of the pandemic, but days prior to the discovery of the Omicron variant and the government’s subsequent recent decision to close the borders to non-Israelis, Rambam welcomed international course participants.

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