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Dr. Iddo Paldor. Photography: Netanel Ayzik

Rambam Doctor Elected Secretary-General of the World's Largest Neurosurgical Society

12/17/2019 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Dr. Iddo Paldor, Deputy Director of Rambam Health Care Campus’s Department of Neurosurgery, was recently appointed secretary-general of the Australian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons (AASNS).

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Dr. Mary Blich. Photography: Mickey and Gal Koren.

Good News from Rambam: Fewer Older Women Requiring Treatment for Severe Heart Attacks

12/16/2019 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Over the past 10 years, there has been a significant drop in the number of women coming to Rambam's Department of Emergency Medicine for serious heart attacks, according to data collected in the hospital and published during the National Heart Disease Awareness Campaign, which was observed last week throughout Israel.

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The Nerivio device used to help alleviate migraines. Photography: Spokesperson's Office, Rambam HCC

Time Magazine: Device Developed at Rambam is Listed Among 100 Best Inventions in 2019

12/10/2019 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A patented device developed by a clinician-scientist at Rambam Health Care Campus helps to alleviate migraines and has made Time Magazine’s list of the 100 top inventions for 2019.

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Shiri celebrates her second birthday at Rambam. Photo courtesy of the family.

Two-year-old Born with Rare Illness Celebrates Birthday with Staff

12/8/2019 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

From the day she was born, the staff at Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital has accompanied little Shiri Eshet, due to the rare illness from which she suffers. Shiri recently celebrated her second birthday together with her parents and her extended family from the hospital.

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(L-R) Ernest and Bonnie Beutler at Ernest's graduation, the day after their wedding on June 15, 1950. Photo courtesy of the Beutler family.

Rambam Mourns the Passing of Mrs. Bonnie Beutler

12/4/2019 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Mrs. Bonnie Beutler, who established the Ernest and Bonnie Beutler Research Program of Excellence in Genomic Medicine, administered by Rambam Health Care Campus, passed away over the weekend. She will be greatly missed.

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Rambam illuminated in red. Videography and Stills: Nathaniel Ayzik, Spokesperson's Office, RHCC.

World AIDS Day 2019: A Decrease in the Number of New Patients at Rambam’s AIDS Institute

12/1/2019 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office
World AIDS Day is being marked today, Sunday, December 1, 2019, worldwide. At Rambam Health Care Campus’s Allergy, Clinical Immunology, and AIDS Institute, this year's data shows a decline in the number of new patients admitted during 2019, following several years of a mainly upward trend. This data brings the Institute into alignment with the current world trends in recent years.
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The robotic pharmacy system at Rambam. Videography and photography: Netanel Ayzik, Spokesperson’s Office, Rambam HCC.

Advanced Robotic System in Rambam Pharmacy Improves Efficiency

11/26/2019 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office
Rambam Health Care Campus has started to use an advanced robotic system in its pharmacy. One of the most advanced of its kind on the market, the system is used to store and deliver tens of thousands of medications throughout the hospital, representing marked savings in time and increased efficiency.
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(L-R) Dr. Pina Ravi, Professor Ravi Kant, Dr. Michael Halberthal, and Mrs. Gila Hyams in Rambam's Schock Trauma Room.  Photography: Pioter Fliter.

Around the World: Rambam Strengthen Ties with India, Brazil, and NATO

11/17/2019 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office
Within a few days of each other, Rambam hosted leading medical professionals from India, a diplomatic delegation from Brazil headed by its president’s son, and NATO military personnel in a training drill for emergency evacuation to a large hospital. Although the guests came from many different countries, learning about trauma care was the common denominator of each visit.
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(L-R) Professor Ziv Gil and Dr. Salem Billan. Photography: Rambam Spokesperson's Office.

"The Lancet Oncology" Publishes Paper by Doctors in a Unique Rambam-Augusta Victoria Hospital Cancer Training Program

11/10/2019 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office
An article in The Lancet Oncology by doctors from Rambam Health Care Campus and Augusta Victoria Hospital focuses on Palestinian cancer care and Rambam’s role in helping to training of Palestinian doctors, as well as the launching of a new program towards developing independency in cancer care.
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(L-R) Mrs. Gila Hyams, Dr. Michael Halberthal, Mr. Aryeh Berkovitz, Dr. Esty Golan, Dr. Eyal Braun, Professor Rafi Beyar. Photographer: Pioter Fliter

Rambam Opens Refurbished Department of Internal Medicine H

11/3/2019 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office
A dedication ceremony to mark the opening of the refurbished Department of Internal Medicine H was held at Rambam. The department had been temporarily located in the Sammy Ofer Tower while the refurbishment took place.
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Yael Eckstein. Photo Credit: Pioter Fliter.

Rambam Holds Dedication Ceremony for the Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein Z”L Shock Trauma Room

10/30/2019 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office
A dedication ceremony was held at Rambam Health Care Campus for the Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein Z”L Shock Trauma Room, honoring the memory of Rabbi Eckstein, founder of the International Fellowship for Christians and Jews (IFCJ). As a dear friend and supporter of Rambam, Rabbi Eckstein supported establishment of the Sammy Ofer Fortified Underground Emergency Hospital and its Fortified Command Center.
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Dr. Michael Halberthal with some of the Brazilian Soccer Legends. Photo credit: Pioter Fliter

Brazilian Soccer Legends Visit Hospitalized Children at Rambam Health Care Campus

10/29/2019 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office
Several of Brazil’s most well-known soccer legends visited Rambam this morning, taking time out of their busy schedule revolving around tonight’s friendly “Peace Game” to meet with young Israeli and Palestinian patients in Rambam's Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital.
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Nurses and oncology patients enjoying free popsicles. Photos courtesy of Elad Boker.

Rambam Participates in Nationwide Initiative to Distribute Free Popsicles to Cancer Patients

10/9/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office
Little Gifts, the brainchild of entrepreneur Elad Boker, was created in memory of Boker’s father to help alleviate the suffering of cancer patients by making popsicles available in oncology wards across the country, including in the Joseph Fishman Oncology Center at Rambam Health Care Campus.
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Children working on art therapy projects in the department's open-air patio. Credit: Rambam HCC Archives.

Rambam’s Art Therapy Room Helps Children Cope with Cancer Treatment

10/6/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office
Art therapy in the Joan & Sanford Weil Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology can last for a month, six months, or even longer. The length of time depends on the level of cooperation, the child’s diagnosis, and how long they’re hospitalized.
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Members of the Rambam Delegation and Their Chinese Colleagues.

Rambam Delegation Participates in Mass Casualty Trauma Drill in Shanghai

9/26/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office
A trauma drill concluded a three-phase training project undertaken by Rambam at the request of Shanghai’s Ruijin Hospital. The training also included lectures about medical innovation and research.
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L-R: Professor Myriam Ben-Arush, Zakaria, and Zakaria’s father. Photography: Pioter Fliter

Rambam Uses Immunotherapy to Treat Rare Case of Pediatric Colon Cancer

9/26/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office
Zakaria was diagnosed with metastatic colon cancer at age 16. When chemotherapy and surgery proved ineffectual, Rambam’s doctors discovered a gene mutation and switched to immunotherapy. Two years later, Zakaria no longer has cancer symptoms.
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Photography: Nathaniel Ayzik, Spokesperson’s Office, Rambam HCC

Multicultural Kidney Donor Chain Saves Lives at Rambam

9/22/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Israel and Hanan, a Jewish man and an Arab woman who each needed kidney transplants, had waited for years for surgery. With the help of a kidney donor chain that also brings together Jews and Arabs, compatible donors were found and their lives were saved.

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Top Right: Professor Zukerman, courtesy of Rambam Spokesperson’s Office. Diagram: From free resource of the American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy

Rambam Establishing CAR T-cell Immunotherapy Service for Cancer Treatment

9/15/2019 Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A cutting-edge immunotherapy treatment will soon be offered at Rambam Health Care Campus using genetically engineered T-cells to kill cancer cells. Rambam will be the first and only medical center in Northern Israel to provide this service.

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