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Swimmers from the 2019 Swim From The Heart event. Photography: RHCC.

Rambam Study Shows Familial Link Between Sudden Cardiac Death and Heart Conditions, Saving Dozens of Lives

6/21/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Approximately 30 children and young adults who were treated at Rambam in recent years for sudden cardiac arrest led to the saving of dozens of lives of their close family members. As Rambam's fifth annual "Swim from the Heart" event draws near, promoting awareness of congenital and genetic heart diseases is more important than ever: Remember – testing and examination prevent death!

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Dr. Arcady Vachyan during the surgery. Photography: RHCC.

Rambam: Successful Laparoscopic Repair of a Baby’s Esophagus

6/18/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Baby “D” was born with a rare birth defect in which her esophagus was split into two unconnected sections, preventing her from eating in a normal fashion. Recently, the pediatric surgical team at Rambam Health Care Campus successfully performed a complex surgical procedure on Baby D, and she is now able to eat and live a normal life.

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The IVF Team at Rambam. Photography: RHCC.

New at Rambam: Have you Heard about the Fertility Bank?

6/14/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

In today’s world, women are in a position to become mothers at a time of their own choosing. Transforming biology into strategy, Rambam Health Care Campus has opened a new clinic that assists women in fulfilling their dreams of maternity.

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Dr. Rachel Ben Hayoun (l) and Professor David Tanne (r).  Photography: RHCC.

Rambam Experts: Social Distancing and Isolation have Severe Long-term Consequences for those Suffering from Dementia

6/11/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

While social distancing may be effective in preventing COVID-19, there are many negative effects that merit further investigation. Rambam’s experts speak out on the impact of social distancing and isolation on patients suffering from dementia.

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Gelb Sakharov leads a Zoom session for patients in Rambam’s Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Institute. Photography: RHCC.

Rambam Harnesses the Power of Zoom to Care for Cancer Patients

6/4/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Zoom has recently been integrated into the arsenal of tools used by the Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus, a leading center in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with malignant and non-malignant blood disorders.

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A Stress and Burnout Workshop hosted by Sagit Zeevi and Itay Levy. Photography: RHCC.

Rambam Employees Receive Tools for Coping with Pressure and Stress

5/31/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Worldwide, ongoing work pressures place healthcare employees at high risk for burnout, and this is equally the case for Israeli healthcare professionals. Integral to the core values of Rambam Health Care Campus is providing employees with the tools they need to deal with the daily pressures of their work.

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New Senior Staff Appointments at Rambam

5/24/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Health Care Campus is pleased to announce the appointment of several staff members to new senior appointments, effective immediately.

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Members of Rambam’s diverse research team. Photography: Courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Celebrates Cultural Diversity: Employing More Women, Arabs, and Ethiopian Jews

5/21/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Celebrates World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development: “We are proud to employ more women, Arabs, and members of the Ethiopian community than last year.”

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Dr. Igal Louria-Hayon in his laboratory. Photography: Courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Researchers: Cannabis May Help Severely Ill COVID-19 Patients

5/14/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Health Care Campus is leading cannabis research that could be helpful in the treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients. Clinical trials have been scheduled.

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An Air Force’s 108 unit member repairing one of Rambam's ventilators. Photography: Courtesy of Rambam HCC.

When Friends Come Together for a Joint Mission

5/13/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

ISCAR, one of Rambam's major supporters, provided an innovative solution for the hospital’s ventilator shortage during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Watching the sailboats in the bay behind Rambam. Top Right) Fighter flying jets over Rambam.  Photography: Courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Air Force and Sailing Club Honor Rambam Medical Staff by Air and by Sea

5/5/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Israel’s Air Force and the Carmel Sailing Club recently took to the skies and the sea, respectively, to pay tribute to the medical teams at Rambam, recognizing them for their hard work during the hospital’s battle against COVID-19.

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The newborn baby shortly after birth. Photography: Courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Doctors Perform Rare Surgery to Save Birthing Infant

4/23/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Having a large medical team in an operating room is not a routine sight these days, but a multidisciplinary team recently came together to performa a rare surgical procedure to save the life of a birthing infant.

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Sisters Maayan Macabi and Shir Eliav. Photography: Courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Two Sisters Separated for One Month Have Reunion in Rambam’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

4/16/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rambam Health Care Campus was especially busy recently, when 25 successful births took place over the course of two days. Another birth in the department provided the opportunity for two sisters to meet up for the first time in more than one month.

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Preparing for Passover in the COVID-19 department at Rambam.

COVID-19 at Rambam: Passover, Facts & Figures, and More

4/15/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

How did Northern Israel's largest hospital help COVID-19 patients celebrate Passover? What exactly is Rambam Health Care Campus doing to treat patients? Read on to find out.

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Dr. Yonina Ron with the Deutsch family. Photo courtesy of the Deutsch family.

Rambam Doctor Performs Medical Procedure on Quarantined Preemie

4/2/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

An Israeli preemie born via surrogacy in the country of Georgia went into isolation upon arrival in Israel, as required. A doctor from Rambam Health Care Campus visited his home to perform an important medical procedure.

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Dr. Halberthal with the teaching team and kids. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Opens Educational Center for Children of Hospital Employees

3/11/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Health Care Campus employees are working even harder than usual these days as the hospital receives growing numbers of coronavirus patients. With educational frameworks closed, Rambam opted to open an educational center for the employees' children, ensuring that their parents can continue to work during this crucial time.

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The "Mediation for Medical Processes for Children" seminar held at Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Uses Puppets and Legos to Reduce Pain in Children

3/11/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Bones made from cotton swabs, MRI machines made from Legos, and a journey to the intestines using a robot - this is how children who come to Rambam Health Care Campus are taught about the medical processes they are about to undergo, reducing their anxiety levels.

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The “Crown” Department enables conversation with patients from the control room, via continuous video contact between patients and the caregiver team. Photography: Courtesy of Rambam HCC

Rambam Treats Patients in New COVID 19 Department – First Hospital in Israel to Use Biobeat Monitoring System

3/11/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Health Care Campus has opened its new, isolated, COVID-19 department, after being chosen to do so by Israel’s Ministry of Health. The department has been outfitted to meet the medical and non-medical needs of patients in Northern Israel, and is designed to maximize the safety and wellbeing of both patients and staff.

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Spiderman with Raziel Amar and staff members and patients dressed as princesses.  Photography: Rambam HCC

Magical Princesses and a Superhero Visit Rambam

3/2/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

As a pediatric facility for sick children, Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital often provides fun distractions for hospitalized patients and their families. During one such opportunity, young girls were given the chance to dress up like princesses, while a six-year-old boy got to spend his birthday with a beloved superhero.

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The Lidsky family on the Rambam conference stage with the doctors who saved her life. Photography: Pioter Fliter, Rambam HCC

Five-year-old Hospitalized at Rambam in Critical Condition with Flu Complications Makes Full Recovery

2/13/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Young Karni Lidsky spent nearly a month hospitalized at Rambam Health Care Campus, hovering between life and death due to serious flu complications that resulted in an injury to her heart.

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Swimmers from the 2019 Swim From The Heart event. Photography: RHCC.

Rambam Study Shows Familial Link Between Sudden Cardiac Death and Heart Conditions, Saving Dozens of Lives

Approximately 30 children and young adults who were treated at Rambam in recent years for sudden cardiac arrest led to the saving of dozens of lives of their close family members. As Rambam's fifth annual "Swim from the Heart" event draws near, promoting awareness of congenital and genetic heart diseases is more important than ever: Remember – testing and examination prevent death!

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Dr. Arcady Vachyan during the surgery. Photography: RHCC.

Rambam: Successful Laparoscopic Repair of a Baby’s Esophagus

Baby “D” was born with a rare birth defect in which her esophagus was split into two unconnected sections, preventing her from eating in a normal fashion. Recently, the pediatric surgical team at Rambam Health Care Campus successfully performed a complex surgical procedure on Baby D, and she is now able to eat and live a normal life.

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The IVF Team at Rambam. Photography: RHCC.

New at Rambam: Have you Heard about the Fertility Bank?

In today’s world, women are in a position to become mothers at a time of their own choosing. Transforming biology into strategy, Rambam Health Care Campus has opened a new clinic that assists women in fulfilling their dreams of maternity.

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Gelb Sakharov leads a Zoom session for patients in Rambam’s Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Institute. Photography: RHCC.

Rambam Harnesses the Power of Zoom to Care for Cancer Patients

Zoom has recently been integrated into the arsenal of tools used by the Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus, a leading center in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with malignant and non-malignant blood disorders.

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A Stress and Burnout Workshop hosted by Sagit Zeevi and Itay Levy. Photography: RHCC.

Rambam Employees Receive Tools for Coping with Pressure and Stress

Worldwide, ongoing work pressures place healthcare employees at high risk for burnout, and this is equally the case for Israeli healthcare professionals. Integral to the core values of Rambam Health Care Campus is providing employees with the tools they need to deal with the daily pressures of their work.

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