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Rambam receives a casualty from the hostilities on the northern border. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Health Care Campus Gears Up for Hostilities

10/10/2023 8:00 AM

In light of the most recent war in the south of the country, the Israeli Government has ordered Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, to prepare for every possible scenario, including a possible outbreak of hostilities in the north. This includes opening the -3 level of the world’s largest underground emergency hospital.

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L) IDF Brigadier General (Res). Zvika Halperin with his grandson. R) Yamit Halperin-Shemtov and her Husband  Nissim Shamtov with their newborn son. Photography: Courtesy of the family.

Good News in the Midst of Battle: IDF Brigadier General (Res) Meets First Grandchild at Rambam Before Returning to War Zone

10/10/2023 8:00 AM

A touching meeting took place at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam), in Haifa, Israel when IDF Brigadier General (Res) Zvika Halperin met his grandson for the first time, and then returned to the battles in the south of the country.

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Dr. Razan Sakran and Professor Daniel Kurnick. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Overdosing or Underdosing – Precision Counts

10/5/2023 8:00 AM

What does the human body do with the medications and drug therapies it ingests? How does underdosing or overdosing affect clinical outcomes? Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam), in Haifa, Israel is now offering a service that personalizes drug doses to each patient’s specific needs.

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Dr. Nadeem Habashi examines a real-time image of a patient’s vocal cords. Photography: Rambam HCC

Get Your Voice Back

10/3/2023 8:00 AM

A school teacher’s toolbox is filled with the necessary equipment, but one such tool – the voice box – sometimes needs sharpening. What is the best way to protect your vocal cords from being overused or damaged? An expert otolaryngologist and a speech therapist from Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, share the primary lessons.

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Dr. Michal Mekel. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam Weighs in on Research Showing that Surgeon Gender Can Impact Patient Outcomes

9/21/2023 8:00 AM

Do female surgeons achieve better surgical outcomes than their male counterparts? Results of two cohort studies targeting more than 1.3-million patients show a clear difference. Expert surgeons at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel have also noticed this result.

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The Poetic Pharmacy filling prescriptions for Rambam employees. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Rambam’s Unique Prescription for Raising Spirits

9/18/2023 8:00 AM

Although once taken for granted, the spiritual care of patients is becoming part of mainstream medicine. The Spiritual Care Service at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel plays an important role in patient care. The hospital’s ‘Poetic Pharmacy,’ recently filled a creative prescription for soul care that no pharmacist can match.

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Professor David Tanne. Photography: Rambam HCC.

Cognitive Decline in Older Adults Linked to Extreme Heat Exposure

9/14/2023 8:00 AM

Around the world, climate change is resulting in extremely hot days. A neurologist at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam), in Haifa, Israel, provides a medical perspective on recent research that looked at the impact of extreme heat in certain adult populations.

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The Albert Einstein Hospital Delegation nest to the image of Maimonides in the hospital's main lobby. Photography: Rambam HCC.

On Two Consecutive Days Brazilian Dignitaries Visit Rambam

9/10/2023 8:00 AM

On two consecutive days, two delegations of Brazilian dignitaries and community leaders, visited Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel. Hospital collaborations, strategic partnerships, and new friendships were cemented. The future of healthcare was high on the agenda of discussions.

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(L-R) Dr. Claudio Lottenberg, president of the Council of Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Professor Aaron Ciechanover, Professor Michael Halberthal, and Dr. Miguel Cendoroglo, medical director at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein. Photography: Rambam

Rambam Advances Healthcare Relations between Israel and Brazil

8/31/2023 8:00 AM

On a recent visit to Brazil, a delegation from Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, highlighted the need for unity between academia, industry, and healthcare in both countries, as well as for the benefit of global medicine.

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Professor Assaf Zeltzer. Photography: Rambam

New at Rambam: Innovative Imaging Device for More Accurate Breast Reconstruction Surgery

8/31/2023 8:00 AM

A new ICG (Indocyanine Green) technology enables the use of infrared imaging technology for performing more accurate breast reconstruction surgeries. Now being used at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam), in Haifa, Israel, this technology enables better surgical planning and is a game changer for positive patient outcomes.

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Photo: Dr. Alex Munteanu during a hand microsurgery procedure. Photography: Rambam HCC

Annual Number of Serious Circular Saw and Broken Glass Injuries Treated at Rambam – Within One Week!

8/28/2023 8:00 AM

The month of August 2023 will be marked as a record-breaker for the Hand Surgery Unit at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel. Seven hand surgeries, primarily work accidents involving a circular saw or broken glass, were performed in less than a week – an unusual concentration of such cases – even at the global scale.

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Photo: Najeeb and Achmad Diab with their newborns.Photography: Rambam HCC

Four Sets of Triplets Born at Rambam – Two Sets to Good Friends

8/24/2023 8:00 AM

The birth of multiples, whether they be twins, triplets, or more, is generally considered to be unusual.  But the birth of four sets of triplets, two sets in May, one set in July, and another set in August – all at the same hospital – is truly remarkable.

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Photo:L to R: Dr. Omri Emodi, Professor Adi Rachmiel, Dr. Salach Nseir, Dr. Nidiel Zeineh, and Dr. Amir Bilader – members of the surgical team.Photo: Rambam HCC

Rambam Surgeons Reconstruct Face of Young Palestinian Woman After Removing Malignant Tumor

8/21/2023 8:00 AM

Physicians in the Palestinian Authority knew that a complex facial reconstruction was the only hope for a young resident with a complex facial tumor. The procedure is not available in the Palestinian Authority. Following appropriate arrangements, the patient was transferred to Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, where an expert surgical team implemented an innovative life-changing solution.

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Photo: (L-R) Anton Kroger and Michael Frumpkin Photography:  Rambam HCC

Rambam Staff Member Saves Neighbor's Life at Home

8/20/2023 8:00 AM

Anton Kroger, a physician’s assistant at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, met his neighbor Michael Frumpkin, a paramedic, recently in the most unexpected way. Michael was in cardiac arrest, but help was on its way. 

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Photo: Nurses encourage a birthing mother at Rambam’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Division Photography: Nitzan Zohar

Rambam: Least Number of Spontaneous Caesarean Births in Israel

8/10/2023 11:00 AM

It was recently announced by The Israeli Movement for Freedom of Information that Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel is a national leader in encouraging natural childbirth and reducing spontaneous Caesarean births, as per data published by them.

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Photo: (L- R) Dr. Haggai Bar Yosef and Dr. Milana Pitashny Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam: Fighting the Rise in Inflammatory Bowel Disease with the Microbiome

8/10/2023 8:30 AM

Israel's inflammatory bowel disease cases have surged in recent years, associated with changes in lifestyle and eating habits. Researchers at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam), in Haifa, Israel, are fighting this alarming trend with the microbiome.

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Professor Miki Halberthal with Gila Hyams and Dr. Hany Bahouth with workshop participants in Poland Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Leads Emergency Medical Training in Poland

8/10/2023 8:00 AM

August 9, 2023 – Recently, a delegation from the Teaching Center for Trauma, Emergency, and Mass Casualty Situations (MCS) at Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel, led a workshop in Poland to provide local healthcare workers with MCS training. 

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Photo: Recipients of the Rambam and Haifa-Boston Scholarships at the award ceremony, together with Haifa-Boston representatives and Rambam executives Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam and Haifa-Boston Connection presents Scholarships to Employees of Ethiopian Decent

8/3/2023 11:00 AM

Rambam Health Care Campus (Rambam) in Haifa, Israel has a long collaboration with the Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) in Boston, which includes the Haifa-Boston Connection, a well-known community project.  In a heart-warming ceremony on Tuesday at Rambam, hospital employees from the local Ethiopian community, and children of employees were awarded scholarships towards their academic studies.

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Photo: Rambam Health Care Campus Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Also Reviewing Ground-breaking Treatment for Alzheimer's

7/31/2023 3:00 PM

July 31, 2023 - The first ever treatment for cognitive and functional deterioration associated with Alzheimer's disease is to be reviewed with Professor Judith Aaron-Peretz, Senior Physician at the Cognitive Neurology Unit at Rambam Medical Center (Rambam) and Chief Scientific Advisor to EMDA (The Alzheimer's Association of Israel) and the Israel Neurological Association.

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