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Biking event participants. Photo Credit: Pinchos Cylich

Australians Biking for Rambam

11/11/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A large biking event attended by more than 80 cyclists – including Israel’s ambassador to Australia, Mr. Mark Sofer – took place last week in the Melbourne area of Australia.

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Donation of More Than NIS 1 Million to Advance High-risk Pregnancy Treatment at Rambam

Donation of More Than NIS 1 Million to Advance High-risk Pregnancy Treatment at Rambam

11/4/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Good news for Israel’s north: The Unit of Maternal and Fetal Medicine at Rambam, one of the leading units in its field, recently received a substantial gift to improve its hospitalization and treatment conditions. Behind this exceptional contribution stands successful businessman Dr. Avi Katz, a former resident of Haifa who chose to share part of his success with the local residents.

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Artwork by children to commemorate Memorial Day for Yitzhak Rabin. Photo courtesy of Spokesperson's Office, RHCC.

Children of Peace: 23 Years after Rabin Assassination

10/27/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated 23 years ago today. Rambam Health Care Campus honored his memory via special activities in the pediatric dialysis unit with children of diverse ethnicities and religions.

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Rambam's flag at half-mast

Honoring Pittsburgh Victims: Rambam Flags at Half-mast

10/27/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa has lowered its flags to half-staff to honor the victims in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania synagogue shooting in which 11 people were murdered.

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Noy Sol Azulai at her drawing exhibition, together with Professor Myriam Ben Arush, Director of Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital, and Professor Ram Weiss, Director of the Departments of Pediatrics A and Noy Sol Azulai at her drawing exhibition, together

Drawing of Her Life

10/25/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

For Noy Sol Azulai, age 19 from Kibbutz Afek, Rambam Health Care Campus is a familiar place. After undergoing life-saving head surgeries there, she returned to Rambam once again – this time while doing her National Service in the Department of Pediatrics B. This week another emotional circle was closed an exhibition of drawings she created as part of her rehabilitation process was opened to the public.

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The surgery performed at Rambam  (Photo credit: Pioter Fliter)

The GPS of Orthopedic Surgery

10/24/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The use of new technology combining optical navigation, computer processing, and special positioning sensors used airplanes for space orientation recently entered the operating room at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa. The surgical procedure, which has been carried out to date approximately 50 times globally, was first performed in Israel during hip replacement surgery with the help of Swiss development which, according to specialists, can significantly improve surgical accuracy and results.

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(L-R): Hala Modalmog, Director of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce; Tiffany Wilson, Executive Director of the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI); Professor Rafi Beyar, Director of Rambam Health Care Campus; Advocate Ronya Rubinstein; and Judith Va

Rambam HCC and Georgia Institute of Technology Establish Accelerator for Israeli Medical Technologies in Atlanta, Georgia

10/11/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

On October 11, 2018 a memorandum of understanding was signed for cooperation between Rambam Health Care Campus and the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) at Georgia’s Institute of Technology at a special ceremony held in Atlanta, Georgia. The outcome of this partnership will be a medical technology incubator for Israeli-based companies. This cooperative effort was made possible thanks to the assistance of the Israeli consulate in the southeastern United States and the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce (CONEX).

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Rambam: 16-year-old Girl Requires Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy after Smoking Hookah Pipe

10/9/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Last week a 16-year-old girl was rushed to Rambam Health Care Campus for blood poisoning—the result of a “fun” evening with friends smoking a hookah. Thankfully she was successfully treated in a barometric pressure chamber.

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The dedication ceremony of the new Radiation Therapy Wing. Photography: Pioter Fliter.

New Year, New Underground Radiation Therapy Wing, New Construction—Benefitting the People of Northern Israel

9/17/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

With the start of the Jewish New Year, this month also marks the start of a new construction boom at Rambam Health Care Campus. Starting it off is completion of a new Radiation Therapy Wing of the Joseph Fishman Oncology Center. Construction is also in full swing for the new Eyal Ofer Heart Hospital and will commence shortly on the Helmsley Health Discovery Tower.

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(L-R) Isaac Herzog with Professor Rafi Beyar. Photography: Pioter Fliter

Maintaining Good Ties: Isaac Herzog, Chairman of the Jewish Agency Visits Rambam Hospital in Haifa

9/4/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Isaac Herzog, Chairman of The Jewish Agency for Israel, Isaac (Bougie) Herzog, made a working visit to Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa on Sunday, September 2.

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(L-R) Mayor Yona Yahav, Dr. Eyal Fruchter, and Dr. Talma Cohen. Photography: Pioter Fliter

Rambam Disaster Response Experts go into the Field to Treat Psychological Trauma

9/3/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

For the first time in Israel, Rambam inaugurated a psychological trauma unit in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, expanding the basket of health treatments for the northern population. Services include identifying trauma victims in the Emergency Room and treating them during and after hospitalization to strengthen their resilience to emergency situations.

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Natalie Ben-Moshe and Dr. Yaron Barlavie. Photography: Nathaniel Ayzik, Spokesperson’s Office, RHCC

Three Years after Carmel Tunnel Bus Crash, Most Severely Wounded Victim Meets the Caregivers Who Saved her Life

8/28/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Staff in Rambam’s General Intensive Care Unit are used to caring for patients with the most severe, life-threatening conditions. Frequently, they also see these same patients on their path to recovery. But a short time ago, the excitement in the unit was particularly contagious—Natalie Ben-Moshe, one of the most seriously injured people in the horrific Carmel Tunnel bus crash, returned to Rambam with her parents to visit the medical team that saved her life.

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Rambam's winning teams. Photography: Pioter Fliter

What's Your Problem? Thinking Outside the Box: Rambam is Turning Problems into Solutions

8/28/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Award-winning competition and partnerships with leading entrepreneurs: At Rambam we encourage innovative thinking among our employees and invite them to use their knowledge and clinical experience to improve medical practices.

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The Research Team (L-R): Top Row, Dr. Khatib, Professor Wiener, and Dr. Ginsburg; Bottom Row (L-R) Dr. Saadi and Professor Beloosesky. Photo credit: Pioter Fliter

New Research: Can Pomegranate Juice Reduce Brain Damage in Fetuses?

8/20/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Drinking pomegranate juice, the kind found in any supermarket, could reduce the risk of embryos developing brain damage, according to a new joint study by researchers from Rambam Health Care Campus and the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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The Research Team (L-R): Top Row, Dr. Khatib, Professor Wiener, and Dr. Ginsburg; Bottom Row (L-R) Dr. Saadi and Professor Beloosesky. Photo credit: Pioter Fliter

Exciting Research: Rambam Physicians Discover Causes of Kidney Injury in Near Drowning Victims

8/14/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam physicians discover that acute kidney injury is a common complication of near drownings, due to lack of oxygen and the fight-or-flight response. Their research points to men being at highest risk for this complication.

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(L-R): Dr. Salem Billan, Professor Ziv Gil, and Dr. Fadi Atrash, Director, Oncology Department, Augusta Victoria Hospital and graduate from Rambam Health Care Campus. Photo Credit: Erin Friedman

The Lancet Praises Successful Rambam Health Care Campus-Augusta Victoria Hospital Collaboration

8/5/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

“The partnership of Israeli and Palestinian physicians from both hospitals demonstrates the great potential of peacemaking in our region through improving treatment of cancer patients.” — Professor Ziv Gil, Director, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Rambam HCC.

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Lina Souad with her newborn. Photo credit: Ziv Koren

A touching story: She gave a life and received a life in the same hospital

7/25/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Three years after fighting for her life due to severe kidney disease and losing her first baby, 25-year-old Lina Souad continues to smile. She has returned to Rambam Health Care Campus and become a mother.

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Professor Ullman with Rambam's mystery patient. Photo credit: Pioter Fliter

Rambam's Mystery Patient

7/4/2018 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

He was sent to Rambam in serious condition. Recovering, the lack of an ID, passport or other identifying information, prevents this man's release and he remains in the hospital, unable to go anywhere.

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