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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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Dr. Shahar Shelly, Head of the Neuromuscular Disease Clinic, and Clinical Electrophysiology at the Department of Neurology, Rambam HCC. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam-Mayo Clinic Study: A.I. Can Predict Survival Chances of Inflammatory Muscle Disease Patients

12/19/2022 8:00 AM

In a groundbreaking study between Rambam Health Care Campus and theMayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA, researchers have ascertained the possibility of employing artificial intelligence to predict the chances of developing heart failure in patients suffering from inflammatory muscle diseases.

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Patients at the Ma'ale HaCarmel Mental Health Medical Center and members of the community share in the excitement of the FIFA semi-final between Argentina and Croatia
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Football Fans at Ma'ale HaCarmel Mental Health Medical Center Join Neighbors to Celebrate World Cup

12/18/2022 8:00 AM

Football fans have been glued to their TV sets for the past few weeks, watching the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Patients at Ma’ale Hacarmel celebrated together with members of the Tirat HaCarmel community.

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Leo Baeck Twelfth graders: Yael Pisachov, Natalie Sidelsky, Victoria Goliev with their teacher and project creator: Yaela Astrogno			
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Haifa High School Students Donate Caps to Rambam Patients

12/12/2022 12:30 PM

In a warm and caring gesture, Leo Baeck High School students donated handmade, knitted caps to patients at the Joseph Fishman Oncology Center and the Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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Conference participants in Abu Dhabi   
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Rambam Delegation Attends Trauma Conference and Participate in Simulation Exercises in Abu Dhabi

12/1/2022 3:00 PM

A delegation led by Professor Michael Halberthal, General Director of Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel, returned this week from a three-day, in-depth conference in Abu Dhabi that addressed trauma and mass casualty events. The conference culminated in the signing of an agreement between Rambam and the Emiratis.

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Marwa Majeli with her son in the arms of one of the nurses from the Department of Neonatology and Neonatal Intensive Care. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Arranges Religious Ritual for Preterm Baby

11/27/2022 12:00 PM
World Prematurity Day was celebrated last week, including at Rambam Health Care Campus. Toddlers – past patients of the Department of Neonatology & Neonatal Intensive Care at the Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital at Rambam HCC, and their parents were invited to join the celebrations.
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The Eliyahu Family after the birth of their son. Photography: Courtesy of the Eliyahu family.

Rambam Miracle Birth

11/21/2022 12:00 PM

After an unsuccessful surrogacy attempt and multiple rounds of fertility treatments, a miracle happened – without medical intervention, Einav and Lior Eliyahu became parents at Rambam Health Care Campus

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A few of the 350 youth who participated in the conference.
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Hundreds of Israeli Teens Participate in Rambam Conference Honoring World Diabetes Day

11/17/2022 12:00 PM

“Promoting Youth Health” was the framework of a successful diabetes conference hosted at Rambam Health Care Campus, in Haifa, on Wednesday, November 16, honoring World Diabetes Day. 350 Israeli teens of different backgrounds from cities, towns, and villages across the country took part.

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A simulated treatment using the Pasman System. Photo courtsy of Paxman Coolers Ltd.

Reducing Hair Loss for Breast Cancer Patients

11/14/2022 10:30 AM

Hair loss for cancer patients is a traumatic experience. However, it is now possible to reduce hair loss in patients undergoing chemotherapy. A new treatment offered at Rambam Health Care Campus significantly reduces hair loss in breast cancer patients.

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