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Montage of radiation therapy countdown tools for children (background); radiation therapy mask (left); and clay artwork titled "Where is my tumor" (right). Photography: Dafna Lavi Haker.

Rambam’s Pediatric Cancer Initiative Reduces Sedation during Radiotherapy

7/21/2019

A program in Rambam Health Care Campus’ Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital is helping pediatric cancer patients undergo radiation therapy without sedation. This unique program receives funding from the Israel Children's Cancer Foundation (ICCF).

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(L-R) Dr. Milena Pitshani and Dr. Haggai Bar-Yoseph, who are responsible for the service, with the capsules containing the powder for implantation. Photography: Pioter Fliter.

Rambam Offers Fecal Transplants to Resolve Digestive Problems

7/3/2019

Rambam has inaugurated a service to treat serious digestive problems using transplantation of feces. The final product does not resemble the source – it comes in small capsules filled with white powder, and it's clean, safe, and effective.

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Pictured (L–R): Anita Bonds, At-Large member of the Council of the District of Columbia and Chairwoman of the Committee on Housing of Neighborhood Revitalization; Mayor Muriel Bowser, Professor Newman, Dr. Halberthal, and Professor Ben-Arush, following th

Rambam HCC and Children’s National Health System Establish International Collaboration

6/27/2019

On June 27, a 40-member delegation that included the Mayor of Washington DC, Muriel Bowser, and the CEO of Children’s National Health System there, celebrated the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for collaboration Rambam Health Care Campus and Children’s National.

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A rare surgery – the baby’s head is outside, while her body is still in the womb. Photography: Pioter Fliter.

Rare Surgery Performed on Baby during Birth

5/27/2019

When Sima Sanbeto learned that her unborn baby had a respiratory obstruction, she never expected that during the birthing process, it would undergo one of the rarest and most complex surgeries ever conducted at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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Dr. Rotem Sivan-Hoffmann attending the 11th World Stroke Congress in Montreal, Canada. Photo courtesy of Dr. Rotem Sivan-Hoffman

Rambam Neuroradiologists Improve Stroke Patient Care

5/23/2019

Stroke specialists at Rambam are using AI technology for early identification and diagnosis of stroke patients. The platform enables larger stroke centers to be connected to smaller hospitals in order to ensure that these patients can be treated as quickly as possible at the most suitable medical center.

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Entrance to Cineworld Theater. Photography: John Rifkin

Rambam Holds Successful Gala Fundraising Event in London

5/23/2019

More than 400 people came to show their support for Rambam Health Care Campus at a gala held London last week, attending a pre-premiere of “Rocketman”, the biographical film depicting the life of world-famous musician Sir Elton John. The event was held by British Friends of Rambam Medical Centre.

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(R-L): Professor Zohar Keidar, Dr. Emad Matanis, Dr. Michael Mimouni, Dr. Hagai Bar Yoseph, Dr. Michael Halberthal, and Dr. Michal Mekel. Photography: Pioter Fliter.

Rambam Provides Scholarships for Young Doctors

5/20/2019

The 2019 Physicians Fellowship Scholarship Ceremony, sponsored by Rambam Knowledge Center and Rambam Health Care Campus administration, took place this year for the eleventh time. The Fellowship Scholarship helps physicians to study at leading medical institutions abroad, each working in their own fields to address issues facing the world of modern medicine.

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The hospital rollup located in Expo Tel Aviv. Photo courtesy of Meir Kilim, CEO of Kilim

Dare to Dream at Eurovision – Helping Rambam Turn Dreams into Reality

5/14/2019

“Dare to Dream” is the slogan for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, and organizations involved with the competition are working to make these dreams a reality. They have established a joint fundraising campaign to benefit the children of Rambam’s Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital.

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Dr. Michael Halberthal, Dr. Hany Bayouth, and Gila Hyams with their Chinese counterparts at the seminar in Shanghai. Photo courtesy of Ms. Gila Hyams.

Rambam Team Participates in Trauma Seminar in Shanghai

4/21/2019

A small delegation from Rambam Health Care Campus participated in a two-day workshop at Shanghai’s Ruijin Hospital. The workshop – part of a larger project – was initiated by a graduate of Rambam’s trauma management training program.

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Dr. Tzach Sharoni at work in India. Photos courtesy of Dr. Sharoni.

Rambam Doctor Travels to India for Six Days to Perform Surgery

4/16/2019

Dr. Tzach Sharoni, a senior plastic surgeon at the Rambam Health Care Campus, who was also the Israeli representative in an international delegation to India, restored smiles to patients who had undergone previously unsuccessful surgeries.

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Rambam's medical teams during the drill. Photography: Nathaniel Ayzik, Spokesperson's Office, RHCC

Mass Casualty Drill Held at Rambam

4/10/2019

Once a year drills are held at Rambam Health Care Campus together with the IDF Home Front Command, the Emergency Division of the Ministry of Health, and peer review professionals from other hospitals. Such drills are critical to ensure the hospital's preparedness when faced with a mass casualty situation. The drill held this year, on April 10, focussed on a "dirty bomb" scenario.

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