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(L-R): Dr. Amir Solomonica, Moshe Almani, Dr. Arthur Kerner. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Doctors Replace Heart Valve in 97-year-old Man

6/29/2021 10:30 AM

Doctors in the Unit for Interventional Cardiology at Rambam Health Care Campus recently broke a record they set several months ago by replacing a heart valve for a 97-year-old Haifa resident. The previous record was a similar operation performed successfully on a 95-year-old patient.

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Rambam's new Thera-Trainer BEMO for in-bed mobilization of legs and upper body and (inset) how it is used. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC; Inset courtesy of THERA TRAINER.

New Device Allows Rambam Physiotherapists to Treat Bedridden and Unconscious Patients

6/28/2021 10:30 AM

An innovative device that helps physiotherapists and medical staff to “physically activate” patients was recently introduced successfully in the Department of Critical Care at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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Bepex employees donate platelets in memory of the company's founder alongside two generations of the Pais family. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Family Donates Blood Platelets Together at Rambam

6/17/2021 10:30 AM

In honor of World Blood Donor Day, an Israeli medical device import company and the owners’ family donated platelets at Rambam Health Care Campus in memory of the company’s founder.

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Meital Iofe, an occupational therapist working with a patient following hand surgery. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Seminar Updates Local Occupational Therapists for Improved Treatment Continuity

6/10/2021 10:30 AM

Dozens of occupational therapists from Haifa and the north came to the Department of Occupational Therapy at Rambam Health Care Campus for a seminar about new rehabilitation protocols following hand tendon repair surgery.

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L-R: Tomer Fadael; Bernard Zitock; Ruthie Ofir, the division’s Head Nurse; Dr. Shifra Ash; Nofar and Shimon Amsalem, with their daughter Tevel. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

New at Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital – Colorful Chemotherapy Infusion Stands

6/7/2021 10:30 AM

Colorful new infusion stands for chemotherapy are adding an element of fun to the Joan & Sanford Weill Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation in Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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The Philips Lumify handheld device being used in the Cheryl Spencer Pediatric Emergency Department in Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital at Rambam. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Introduces Device to Reduce Unnecessary Surgery and Pain in Children

5/30/2021 10:30 AM

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Rambam Health Care Campus has recently started using ultrasound as an effective tool in the diagnosis of jaw infections in children. The new approach is helping to reduce surgeries and unnecessary pain and suffering among Rambam’s youngest patients.

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A Past Swim from the Heart Event. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Swim from the Heart to be Held on Friday, May 28th

5/25/2021 10:30 AM

“Swim From the Heart - Cape Carmel” will be held to raise awareness of and mobilize funding for research for preventing sudden cardiac death in children and adolescents.

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Rambam employees take part in the hospital’s campaign for peace and coexistence. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Teams Send Messages of Peace and Coexistence

5/18/2021 10:30 AM

Rambam Health Care Campus, the largest hospital in the north, is a symbol of and a model for coexistence. This can be seen among its employees—who represent all denominations and beliefs—and among its patients, who come from all over the country and other parts of the Middle East. This coexistence has withstood the test of many such crises, with Rambam serving as a bridge that brings people and hearts together.

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Dr. Karin Weiss, Director of Rambam's Genetic Institute. Photography: Rambam HCC

The Missing Piece of the Puzzle: Dozens of Rare Disorders Diagnosed Using Advanced DNA Sequencing Technology

4/29/2021 10:30 AM

Rambam’s Genetic Institute has been using advanced DNA sequencing for the past three years to identify rare genetic disorders, offering hope to many families.

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Miriam and little Mian. Photography: Rambam HCC

Woman Gives Birth at Rambam Following Endometriosis Diagnosis

4/25/2021 10:30 AM

A 42 year-old woman was diagnosed with endometriosis, and shortly before she was to undergo surgery at Rambam Health Care Campus to treat the condition, discovered that she was unexpectedly pregnant. She recently gave birth to a healthy baby girl by caesarean section with no complications.

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The Elmakias family and the staff of Rambam’s Pediatric Nephrology Institute celebrating Adir's birthday and “Halka”. Photography: Rambam HCC

The Haircut that Touched an Entire Department

4/22/2021 10:30 AM

Three-year-old Adir, who undergoes multiple dialysis treatments every week, recently celebrated his third birthday with a traditional haircutting ceremony, in the company of his family and the staff from Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Nephrology Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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The Philips Lumify handheld device being used in the Cheryl Spencer Pediatric Emergency Department in Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital at Rambam. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Introduces Device to Reduce Unnecessary Surgery and Pain in Children

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Rambam Health Care Campus has recently started using ultrasound as an effective tool in the diagnosis of jaw infections in children. The new approach is helping to reduce surgeries and unnecessary pain and suffering among Rambam’s youngest patients.

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Rambam employees take part in the hospital’s campaign for peace and coexistence. Photography courtesy of Rambam HCC.

Rambam Teams Send Messages of Peace and Coexistence

Rambam Health Care Campus, the largest hospital in the north, is a symbol of and a model for coexistence. This can be seen among its employees—who represent all denominations and beliefs—and among its patients, who come from all over the country and other parts of the Middle East. This coexistence has withstood the test of many such crises, with Rambam serving as a bridge that brings people and hearts together.

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Miriam and little Mian. Photography: Rambam HCC

Woman Gives Birth at Rambam Following Endometriosis Diagnosis

A 42 year-old woman was diagnosed with endometriosis, and shortly before she was to undergo surgery at Rambam Health Care Campus to treat the condition, discovered that she was unexpectedly pregnant. She recently gave birth to a healthy baby girl by caesarean section with no complications.

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The Elmakias family and the staff of Rambam’s Pediatric Nephrology Institute celebrating Adir's birthday and “Halka”. Photography: Rambam HCC

The Haircut that Touched an Entire Department

Three-year-old Adir, who undergoes multiple dialysis treatments every week, recently celebrated his third birthday with a traditional haircutting ceremony, in the company of his family and the staff from Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Nephrology Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus.

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