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Professor Ronen Arnon. Photography: Rambam HCC.

First in Northern Israel: A New Service for Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Liver Diseases

4/11/2022 1:30 AM

Leading the new service will be Professor Ronen Arnon, an internationally recognized pediatric liver disease specialist who recently joined Rambam Health Care Campus as a senior physician and Head of the Pediatric Liver, Gastroenterology and Pediatric Nutrition Institute in Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital.

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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett visiting the wounded fighters at Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett Visits Elite Fighters Hospitalized at Rambam

4/4/2022 1:30 AM

On Monday April 4, Prime Minister Bennett—accompanied by the Border Police Chief, the Deputy Police Commissioner, the Commander of Israel's National Counter Terror Unit, and the Commander of the Commando Brigade—visited wounded soldiers folowing a visit on April 2 by Israeli Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai.

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A patient in isolation enjoys the beach view through their virtual window. Photography: Rambam HCC.

A View to the Sea: Relieving the Isolation of Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

3/31/2022 1:30 AM

A unique virtual window initiative has been implemented in the Bone Marrow Transplantation Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus. It helps to meet the unique needs of bone marrow transplant patients in isolation – all thanks to the generosity of the family of Arnon Ori, Z"L.

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Professor Moshe Frenkel with Ojas Waldman on the screen giving a Zoom qigong class. Photography: Rambam HCC.

The Wonders of Exercise: Oncology Patient Initiates Weekly Online Qigong Group to Benefit Other Cancer Patients

3/24/2022 1:30 AM

Qigong is a series of exercises based on an ancient Chinese text that attributes medicinal properties to motility. Those who practice this unique craft believe that it brings balance and serenity at all levels.

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Shahaf with his father, David Malka. 
Photograph of Shahaf and Malka courtesy of the family.

Dealing with Dad’s Cancer: 10-year-old Cuts Father’s Hair Before Treatment

3/21/2022 1:30 PM

David Malka, an IDF veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following the Second Lebanon War, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer exactly 15 years after the battle in Lebanon. He was looking for ways to strengthen his youngest child, who also had to deal with his father’s illness.

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Volunteers dressed as pirates in the Joan & Sanford Weill Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation. 
Photography: Sara Tzur, volunteer from "Larger Than Life".

From Superheroes to Rubik’s Cubes: Purim Celebrations at Rambam

3/16/2022 1:30 PM

In Israel, the days leading up to Purim are filled with merriment, and many of the staff members and patients at Rambam Health Care Campus were happy to join in the fun! Festivities have been held across the campus, and some of the highlights are below.

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L) Sasha's journey to Israel. R) Masha picking up Sasha at Ben-Gurion Airport. 
Photography: Rambam HCC

Bonds of Friendship: Rambam Employee Rescues Son of Childhood Friend from Ukraine and Brings Him to Israel

3/14/2022 1:30 PM

Rambam Health Care Campus Nursing Administration employee Masha Bozhko speaks to the Israeli Hebrew-language news site “ynet”, sharing how she decided to rescue the son of her childhood friend from the war zone in Ukraine.

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Aid boxes for Ukranian refugees leave Rambam for the Haifa absorption center. 
Photography: Rambam HCC

Toys, Warm Clothes, and Lots of Love: Rambam Employees Donate to Refugees from Ukraine

3/10/2022 1:30 PM

Rambam Health Care Campus is sending help to refugees from the war in Ukraine. The donations are sent to the Haifa absorption center which then distributes the aide to the refugees. This is the second donation to leave Rambam for this important cause.

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The conference speakers and organizers (see text for details). 
Photography: Rambam HCC

"Technion-Rambam Hack: Machine Learning in Healthcare" Conference Held at Rambam Health Care Campus

3/9/2022 1:30 PM

The conference was the first event held by the newly established Technion-Rambam Center for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare. MIT Professor Leo Anthony Celi addressed the conference on the topic of ensuring that machine learning for healthcare works for everyone.

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Members of the delegation from Moldova with Rambam staff. Photography: Rambam HCC

Delegation of Moldovan Government and Medical Officials Visit Rambam to Study Emergency Situation Management

3/3/2022 1:30 PM

Against the background of the war that broke out in Eastern Europe, a delegation of senior officials from Moldova visited Rambam Health Care Campus in order to understand how a hospital is run during emergency situations.

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(L-R): Dr. Alona Zer, Dr. Mirjana Wollman,  Professor Zohar Keidar, Dr. Amit Katz, and Dr. Yaniv Dotan. Photography: Rambam HCC

Fastest in the North, in Israel, and Worldwide: Lung Cancer Diagnosis at Rambam

2/15/2022 1:30 PM

Rambam Health Care Campus recently opened a center for rapid lung cancer diagnosis, shortening the diagnostic process for patients suspected of having lung cancer to just 14 days from the patient’s first appointment until treatment begins. Until now, the average length of time for this process in Israel is three to six months, and in the US, the average is six months. This new center is the first facility of its kind in Israel.

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Top L) At Soroka; Top R) On the helicopter; Bottom) Landing at Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC

Joint Operation between the IDF and Two Hospitals brings Newborn on Life Support to Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital

2/7/2022 1:30 PM

While drawing attention to the shortage of life support (ECMO) devices in Israel, this story also highlights the life-saving cooperation and coordination that exists between the life support and and intensive care units across Israel.

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Professor Ronen Arnon. Photography: Rambam HCC.

First in Northern Israel: A New Service for Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Liver Diseases

Leading the new service will be Professor Ronen Arnon, an internationally recognized pediatric liver disease specialist who recently joined Rambam Health Care Campus as a senior physician and Head of the Pediatric Liver, Gastroenterology and Pediatric Nutrition Institute in Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital.

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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett visiting the wounded fighters at Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett Visits Elite Fighters Hospitalized at Rambam

On Monday April 4, Prime Minister Bennett—accompanied by the Border Police Chief, the Deputy Police Commissioner, the Commander of Israel's National Counter Terror Unit, and the Commander of the Commando Brigade—visited wounded soldiers folowing a visit on April 2 by Israeli Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai.

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