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Rambam Joins Efforts to Develop Israeli COVID-19 Vaccine

1/10/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Israel currently has the highest COVID-19 vaccination rate in the world, and more than 4,000 of Rambam’s approximately 5,300 employees have already received the first dose of Pfizer vaccines.

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The medical team of Rambam’s COVID-19 Follow-up Clinic. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Opens New Follow-up Clinic for Patients Recovering from COVID-19

1/6/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Health Care Campus has provided comprehensive, dedicated care for more than 1,200 COVID 19 patients since receiving its first such patient in March 2020. Despite the high rate of success in treating the virus, some patients continue to suffer from ongoing health issues and require follow-up treatment, even after being released from the hospital. As the international vaccination campaign gains momentum, sources at Rambam caution: “COVID-19 will be with us for quite some time and we need to deal with its long-term consequences.”

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Using the new navigation system at Rambam. The inset shows the display observed by the doctors. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Presents: The Future of Lung Cancer Diagnosis

1/4/2021 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam’s Pulmonology Institute has recently implemented an advanced system that acquires minimally invasive biopsies in areas of the lungs previously unreachable without surgery. The new technology collects multiple biopsy samples accurately, quickly, and painlessly, with no incisions.

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An overview of 2020. Photography: Rambam HCC

A Snapshot of 2020 at the Largest Hospital in Northern Israel

12/31/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

As the world prepares to say goodbye to 2020, here at Rambam Health Care Campus, we decided to take a look back over the activities and milestones from one of the most memorable years in recent history. Although we were busier than usual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the hospital’s regular work continued as usual. We thought you might enjoy this overview through to December 27, 2020.

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Dr. Tony Karram, Dr. Eytan Abergel and Surachat Pinthong. Photography: Rambam HCC

Within Days: Two Rare Strokes Treated at Rambam

12/27/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Rambam Health Care Campus has gained a great deal of experience in treating strokes, with a focus on those that require invasive intervention through cerebral catheterization. However, a phenomenon presented at Rambam in recent days managed to surprise the doctors, especially in light of the fact that not one, but two such patients were rushed to Rambam within two days. The phenomenon is so rare that the Director of Rambam's Department of Vascular Surgery and Transplantation had never seen it before.

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Celebrating the Lives of Young Cancer Survivors

12/24/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Despite the pandemic, Haifa is celebrating the annual Holiday of Holidays – honoring religious celebrations that fall in December. In conjunction with these celebrations, Rambam Health Care Campus recently hosted the Kites of Hope event for survivors of pediatric cancer, who got to make their own kites and decorate them with messages of hope.

Pictured: Nofar Shaham, Senior Coordinator from Larger Than Life; Yana Diamond, Nurse Transplant Coordinator; and Sarah and Jazel’s family. Top Right Inset: Sisters Sarah and Jazel with Dr. Roni Gefen.

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Rambam and Technion researchers are vaccinated. Pictured: Professor Rafi Beyar and Director General Dr. Michael Halberthal; Nobel Laureates Professors Aharon Ciechanover & Avram Hershko, and Deputy Directors Dr. Avi Weissman & Dr. Yael Shachor-Meyouhas.

Rambam Kicks Off COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

12/21/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The vaccination campaign for Rambam Health Care Campus employees started yesterday, with senior administration the first to be vaccinated. Approximately 800 employees received the vaccination yesterday, and they will be followed by thousands more over the next few weeks.

Photography: Rambam HCC.

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

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

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

Integrating Natural Ambience and Atmosphere Underground at Rambam

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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