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Staff of Rambam's AIDS Institute. Photography: Rambam HCC

Decreased Number of New Patients at Rambam’s AIDS Institute

12/10/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Recent years have seen a trend of declining numbers of new HIV diagnoses. However, there has been a concomitant increase in alarming symptoms related to this high-risk group.

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One of the presentations given during the online symposium.

Innovating Collaboration on Disaster Preparedness and Lessons Learned from the First Wave of COVID-19

12/9/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected travel worldwide. This has impacted families, business, and medical research collaborations. Digital meetings have become essential for staying in touch. Hence, the annual Stanford Medicine-Rambam Health Care Campus Symposium was held live – online this year on a particularly relevant topic: Disaster Preparedness and Lessons Learned from the First Wave of COVID-19.

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The Center for Sexual Assault Victims' Product Stand in Haifa and the Rambam team. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Experts Call for Prevention of Violence against Women

12/6/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Health Care Campus held a series of events to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women—marked on November 25th, raising awareness of an issue that has become more prominent during the lockdowns and isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Surgeons at Rambam treating Yossi. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Surgeons Perform First Surgery of its Kind in Israel: Jaw Restoration using a Shoulder Bone

12/2/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Surgeons at Rambam Health Care Campus operated for 12 straight hours to restore the jawbone of a man who had undergone a massive resection of a large tumor. Technological innovations and a new treatment modality allowed them to use the patient’s shoulder bone and restore his hope for quality of life.

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Using the thin tubes during non-invasive respiratory treatment. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam’s Groundbreaking Research Could Change the Way Physicians Help Premature Babies Breathe

11/26/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

For years, neonatologists worldwide have debated the most effective method of treating the respiratory issues that afflict premature infants. New groundbreaking Israeli research may significantly change the way these problems are addressed.

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The new cardiac catheterization lab in the Interventional Cardiology Unit at Rambam.

Rambam Presents: Dramatic Improvement in Heart Catheterization Precision

11/23/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

After months of focusing on patients suffering from the deadly coronavirus, Rambam Health Care Campus is now returning to full medical operations. This process includes the acquisition of state-of-the-art medical equipment, like Rambam’s new cardiac catheterization laboratories.

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Rambam General Director Dr. Michael Halberthal Participates in FIDF Webinar about Hospital’s COVID-19 Facility

11/19/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

An FIDF webinar featuring Rambam’s General Director Dr. Michael Halberthal took an in-depth look at the hospital’s underground COVID-19 treatment center, which is the largest facility of its kind in Israel.

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Dr. Ishai during the grueling race (stars). Photography: Rama Yazma, David Fogel, Rambam Spokesperson's Office.

The Rambam Doctor Who Won't Stop Running: 166 Kilometers in One Night

11/15/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Some people get tired of driving long distances, but Rambam senior physician Dr. Reuven Ishai ran for 166 consecutive kilometers in one night to raise awareness of the problems of dizziness and loss of balance, and to start collecting donations to establish a special treatment center for these medical problems.

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A doctor using the O-arm machine. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Back Surgery at Rambam: More Precise, with Real-time Images and Less Radiation

11/12/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

In recent weeks, Rambam Health Care Campus has seen a reduction in the number of coronavirus patients, and the beginning of a return to the normal routines and rhythms of hospital life. Rambam’s clinics are again filled with patients, the surgical suites are returning to full operation, and there are exciting new developments, especially in the performance of spinal column surgeries.

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The illuminated Stone Building. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Director of Rambam’s Breast Health Institute Calls on Women to Be Screened for Breast Cancer Despite Pandemic

10/26/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The Director of Rambam’s Breast Health Institute urges: “Even during the time of coronavirus, please come and be examined.”

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Nature posters in the Sammy Ofer Fortified Underground Emergency Hospital. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Integrating Natural Ambience and Atmosphere Underground at Rambam

10/22/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

While medical teams in the Sammy Ofer Fortified Underground Emergency Hospital at Rambam Health Care Campus are providing the best possible medical care for COVID-19 patients, other Rambam staff members are working to ensure an ambient environment conducive to healing.

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(L) Chief of Staff Kochavi and (R) Dr. Michael Halberthal in Rambam’s COVID-19 command center.
 Photography: Rambam HCC.

IDF Chief of Staff: Our Connection with Rambam is Extraordinary

10/21/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The IDF’s Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Aviv Kochavi, visited Rambam Health Care Campus to learn first-hand about the hospital’s COVID-19 treatment center.

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Participants sing “Hatikvah”, Israel’s national anthem, during the opening ceremony. Photography: RHCC

Ministers of Defense and Health, IDF Deputy Chief of Staff, Visit Rambam to Inaugurate Rambam-IDF COVID-19 Departments

10/12/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A ceremony marking the opening of IDF-run COVID-19 Departments in the Sammy Ofer Fortified Underground Emergency Hospital was held yesterday at Rambam Health Care Campus. This is the first time that the military is cooperating with an Israeli hospital as well as its first time treating civilians.

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The gift drawers. Inset (top left): Maayan Lewis with toys and games for the gift drawers. Photography: RHCC

Gift Drawer Project in Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital Helps Persuade Children to Receive Treatment with a Smile

10/11/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

In the Meri and Sol J. Barer Pediatrics B Department in Rambam Health Care Campus’s Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital, they’ve developed a simple therapeutic mechanism to encourage young patients, who are ill and fearful of receiving medical attention, to cooperate with a smile. The secret can be found in special drawers...

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Physician-researchers at Rambam Study the Effects of Lockdown on Sexual Function

10/4/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The news is full of anecdotal information on the impact of lockdowns on physical and mental health – but what about sexuality? A preliminary study at Rambam Health Care Campus is examining whether lockdowns have implications for sexual function.

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One of the presentations given during the online symposium.

Innovating Collaboration on Disaster Preparedness and Lessons Learned from the First Wave of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected travel worldwide. This has impacted families, business, and medical research collaborations. Digital meetings have become essential for staying in touch. Hence, the annual Stanford Medicine-Rambam Health Care Campus Symposium was held live – online this year on a particularly relevant topic: Disaster Preparedness and Lessons Learned from the First Wave of COVID-19.

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The Center for Sexual Assault Victims' Product Stand in Haifa and the Rambam team. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Experts Call for Prevention of Violence against Women

Rambam Health Care Campus held a series of events to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women—marked on November 25th, raising awareness of an issue that has become more prominent during the lockdowns and isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Surgeons at Rambam treating Yossi. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Surgeons Perform First Surgery of its Kind in Israel: Jaw Restoration using a Shoulder Bone

Surgeons at Rambam Health Care Campus operated for 12 straight hours to restore the jawbone of a man who had undergone a massive resection of a large tumor. Technological innovations and a new treatment modality allowed them to use the patient’s shoulder bone and restore his hope for quality of life.

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Dr. Ishai during the grueling race (stars). Photography: Rama Yazma, David Fogel, Rambam Spokesperson's Office.

The Rambam Doctor Who Won't Stop Running: 166 Kilometers in One Night

Some people get tired of driving long distances, but Rambam senior physician Dr. Reuven Ishai ran for 166 consecutive kilometers in one night to raise awareness of the problems of dizziness and loss of balance, and to start collecting donations to establish a special treatment center for these medical problems.

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