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Members of the Israel delegation with their hosts at the 2nd Indo-Israel Trauma Course & Mass Casualty Scenario (MCS) Workshop in Varanasi. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Experts Participate in Trauma Training in India

3/2/2023 11:00 AM
A team from the Teaching Center for Trauma, Emergency, and Mass Casualty Situations (MCS) at Rambam Health Care Campus recently traveled to India to help train local healthcare and administrative personnel.
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Yassin celebrates his birthday with department staff. Photography: Rambam HCC

Palestinian Teen’s Miraculous Recovery at Rambam

2/23/2023 11:00 AM
After a near-fatal work accident, Izz ad-Din Dar Yassin, a teen from the West Bank city of Jenin, fought for his life in a Palestinian hospital. His condition deteriorated and Yassin was transferred to Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam), in Haifa, Israel, where against all odds, his life was saved.
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Rambam nurse Ilana Siman-Tov Doodles demonstrates CPR on National Defibrillator Awareness Day. Photography: Rambam HCC

Grieving Widow Donates Life-saving Defibrillators

2/23/2023 11:00 AM
Just a few short months after the death of her husband, Ilana Siman-Tov Dodeles, CPR head nurse and coordinator at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, was determined to do something for the community. She mobilized members of her family who arranged the donation of ten automatic CPR defibrillators.
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Organizers and lecturers of the BRCA Conference at Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC

Turning Breast Cancer Around

2/20/2023 11:00 AM
A mutated breast cancer gene (BRCA) increases the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Understanding and managing the gene and resulting cancers was the focus of a successful conference entitled: ‘360 Degrees on BRCA’, hosted at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, on Wednesday, February 15, 2023.
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Dr. Lilach Kapon and Dr. Shahar Shelly in the Clinical Immunology Laboratory at Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC

Quick, Accurate Diagnosis of Life-threatening Diseases

2/16/2023 11:00 AM
The Neuromuscular Disease Clinic and Clinical Electrophysiology in the Department of Neurology at Rambam Health Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, recently inaugurated a testing service for quick and accurate diagnosis of life-threatening neuro-immunological diseases.
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Dr. Roi Glam in the Department of Cardiac Surgery at Rambam HCC. Photography: Rambam HCC

From Battlefield Injury to Rambam Heart Surgeon

2/13/2023 11:00 AM
Twenty years ago, Roi Glam and three other Israeli soldiers were wounded by gunfire during a clash in the West Bank town of Jenin. Today Glam is an attending physician in the Department of Cardiac Surgery at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel – the hospital that saved his life.
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L-R: Dr. Nir Haya, Yael Moses, Dr. Danny Epstein, Dr. Maayan Ben-Sasson about to board their flight to Turkey. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Joins Earthquake Relief Effort in Turkey

2/8/2023 11:00 AM
The 7.5 magnitude earthquake that rocked Turkey has left thousands dead, injured, and homeless. During this desperate time of humanitarian crisis, medical experts from Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, are on their way to Turkey to help provide much-needed assistance and relief.
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Karin Bason. Photo provided courtesy of Halasartan.

Rambam and Halasartan Provide Healing and Hope to Young Oncology Patients

2/6/2023 11:00 AM
When 44-year-old Haifa resident Karin Bason was diagnosed with cancer, she could not imagine how her journey would end. Three years after being treated for cancer at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam), she is now a mentor with Halasartan ("Stop Cancer"), a project offering support to Israel's oncology patients aged 18-44.
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One of the poster presentations given during Rambam’s 17th Annual Research Day. Photography: Rambam HCC.

The Future of Medicine: Rambam’s 17th Annual Research Day

2/2/2023 11:00 AM
The 17th Annual Research Day was held this week at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel. Physicians, nurses, scientists, and students presented and discussed their research aimed at leveraging the latest discoveries and innovations to shape and transform the future of medicine and healthcare.
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(L-R) Professor Tsila Zuckerman and Dr. Ofrat Beyar-Katz. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Breakthrough Treatment for Follicular Lymphoma

1/30/2023 11:00 AM
Follicular lymphoma is a slow-growing type of cancer that may appear in the bone marrow, lymph nodes, or other organs. CAR T-Cell therapy – a revolutionary blood cancer treatment, is one of many in the arsenal of cancer therapies offered at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel.
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(L-R) Dr. Oren Caspi, Professor Benjamin Medalion, Dr. Zvi Adler, and Dr. Boris Livshits. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Artificial Heart Without Opening the Sternum

1/26/2023 11:00 AM
Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, is performing life-changing heart surgery. The hospital’s Heart Failure Unit recently implemented a surgical technique that does not require a cut through the sternum.
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Yuval Mendelovitz with some of his dogs being kept warm by the blankets gifted by Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Keeping Warm from Nose-to-Tail

1/23/2023 11:00 AM
In a warm gesture, Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, supports a local rescue center’s abused and abandoned dogs.
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Dr. Shifra Ash (third from left), Ruth Ofir (third from right), and staff members of the Joan & Sanford Weil Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology receive the gifts for their pediatric patients. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Second-Graders Send Gifts for Pediatric Oncology Patients

1/19/2023 11:00 AM
Giving back to the community was the theme of a second-grade school project at Kibbutz Yagur. Recently these elementary school children encouraged kibbutz members to join them in an extraordinary act of kindness for the pediatric patients of the Joan & Sanford Weil Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel.
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The ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Medical Intensive Care Unit. L-R: Professor Miki Halberthal, Yevgenia Bogatov, Director of Nursing-ICU, Dr. Asaf Miller, Mr. Elli Booch and Dr. Esty Golan. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Establishes Dedicated Medical Intensive Care Unit

1/12/2023 11:00 AM
An appreciation and ribbon-cutting ceremony was recently held at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel. Thanks to a munificent donation from the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation Israel, this dedicated Medical Intensive Care Unit significantly changes the lives of many patients.
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Recipients of the 2022 Cheryl Spencer Nursing Award. Bottom R) Mrs. Gila Hyams, Director of Nursing and Director, Teaching Center for Trauma, Emergency and MCS. Photography: Rambam HCC.

“Save One Life, and You Are a Hero”

1/5/2023 11:00 AM
“Save one life, and you are a hero. Save 100 lives, you are a nurse,” this quote from an unknown source summarizes a nurse’s calling. At Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel, the generosity of others has saved thousands of lives.
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The swallowed tooth in the child's lung. Photography: Rambam HCC.

The Right Place at the Right Time

1/5/2023 11:00 AM
The ‘tooth fairies’ at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel are a team of medical experts who, in an emergency intervention, saved the life of a nine-year-old who swallowed her tooth.
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Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Health Care Campus – 2022 In Numbers

1/1/2023 11:00 AM
As we embrace the new year, Rambam Health Care Campus, the largest hospital in Northern Israel, has much to be proud of. The year 2022 saw many milestones, achievements, and memorable moments.
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Left) Yarden Berger hugging Alona the day after she was born. Photo courtesy of the family. Right) The Hanukkah Menorah crafted by Yoav Berger. Photography: Gal Shon https://www.galshon.com/

From Darkness to Light – The Miracle of Parenthood and a Hanukkah Menorah

12/26/2022 11:00 AM
For Yarden and Yoav Berger, the road to parenthood was difficult and painful. It motivated the couple to design and make a Hanukkah Menorah to symbolize their story. The Menorah is now for sale, and proceeds will go to the Division of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Rambam Health Care Campus.
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In the photo:  The entrance to the Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital decorated with balloons
Photography: Rambam HCC

Bringing Cheer to Patients at Rambam’s Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital

12/22/2022 11:00 AM
Hospitalization is often tough on kids. But, to the great delight of our youngest patients, volunteers decorated the entrance to the Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital at Rambam Health Care Campus with a Hanukkah menorah and a Santa Claus made from balloons.
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