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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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Adi Bernstein with his newborn son. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rare and Complex Surgery Saves Life of Two-day-old Preterm Baby

10/1/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Adi and Avia Bernstein, both residents of Acre, were waiting for the happy moment when their twins would be born. Nothing prepared them for the emotional and medical upheaval they experienced in the last trimester of pregnancy.

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A Dutch news anchorwoman talks about Rambam Health Care Campus’s opening of the Sammy Ofer Fortified Underground Emergency Hospital on the evening news in The Netherlands. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam’s New COVID-19 Facility Makes News Worldwide

9/29/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

The COVID-19 pandemic is still global news, and when Rambam Health Care Campus’s decided to open the Sammy Ofer Fortified Underground Emergency Hospital as a COVID-19 treatment center it made headlines in Israel and around the world.

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In the photos: Staff from Rambam’s Remote Heart Rehabilitation Service. Photography: Rambam HCC

Remote Cardiac Rehabilitation Service Facilitates Patient Recovery

9/21/2020 10:30 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

COVID-19 is getting on our nerves, but the technology that entered our lives as a result of the pandemic is being used by doctors in other fields of medicine. One such area is the cardiac rehabilitation offered at Rambam Health Care Campus where a special app uses an elaborate fitness watch and a remote multidisciplinary team that accompanies individuals recovering at home following a heart attack.

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Panelists participating in the AFORAM-CICC webinar. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Physicians Discuss Biodesign and Israeli Innovation in Webinar Held by AFORAM and CICC

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

A webinar titled “Strengthening Global Collaboration - How Stanford Biodesign and Rambam Biodesign Programs Help Boost Israeli Innovation” was recently hosted by American Friends of Rambam (AFORAM) and the California Israel Chamber of Commerce (CICC).

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Dr. Michael Halberthal (left), and Professor Elon Eisenberg (right), with several award recipients from Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC

67 Rambam Doctors Receive Awards for Teaching Excellence

9/6/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Doctors from Rambam Health Care Campus were well represented during an awards ceremony for outstanding lecturers at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology’s Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine.

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Rambam Research Shows Oncology Patients Not High Risk For COVID-19 Symptoms and Complications

9/3/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

Researchers at Rambam Health Care Campus and the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology Rappaport Faculty of Medicine have discovered that oncology patients are not at a higher risk of suffering from symptoms or complications of COVID-19 than others who have been exposed to the virus.

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Upcoming AFORAM Webinar to Discuss Stanford and Rambam Biodesign Programs

Upcoming AFORAM Webinar to Discuss Stanford and Rambam Biodesign Programs

8/19/2020 8:00 PM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office
American Friends of Rambam (AFORAM) is serving as co-host for an upcoming webinar. Participants can learn about Stanford’s world-renowned Biodesign program, and its impact in training healthtech innovation leaders.
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The team behind the project. Dr. Anna Petrusev (L) and Nurit Ariel (R) with a patient in a clinic. Photography: Rambam HCC

New at Rambam: Women's Clinic for Victims of Sexual Violence

8/16/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A new clinic at Rambam Health Care Campus offers a dedicated framework for victims of sexual assault in order to provide them with follow-up and medical treatment in a manner best suited for them.

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The team behind the project. Photography: Rambam HCC

Nationwide Program Launched Offering Treatment and Support for Young People with Cancer in Israel

8/13/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A program for young cancer patients established at Rambam Health Care last year has proven to be successful, and will be launched nationwide.

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Alpha DaRT technology in action. Photography: Taken from Alpha Tau’s promotional company video.

Exciting New Research at Rambam: Will the Israeli Start-Up Nation Change the Way We Treat Skin Cancer?

8/6/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A comprehensive research study in the Department of Radiology at Rambam Health Care Campus may lead to shorter cancer treatment times.

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Yaniv Hadad surrounded by his medical team at Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Heart Surgeons Save Life of "Iron Man"

7/31/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

When "Iron Man” Yaniv Hadad was brought to a hospital in the north, he was diagnosed as suffering from dehydration. Hadad wanted a second opinion and went to another hospital, which correctly determined that he had a life-threatening tear in his aorta. He was quickly transferred to Rambam, where he underwent immediate surgery to save his life.

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Inside one of Rambam's surgical suites. Photography: Rambam HCC

Laboratory Test Identifies Rare Disease and Saves Lives of Mother and Unborn Baby

7/26/2020 10:00 AM Author Name:Rambam's spokesman office

A young woman in the final trimester of her pregnancy was recently treated at Rambam Health Care Campus for a rare illness that threatened her own life, as well as that of her unborn child. Both lives were saved over the course of just a few hours after a laboratory test identified the young woman's disease; surgery was rapidly performed to deliver the baby, who was in severe distress, and the mother was then successfully treated for her illness with an innovative, life-saving therapy.

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Yaniv Hadad surrounded by his medical team at Rambam. Photography: Rambam HCC

Rambam Heart Surgeons Save Life of "Iron Man"

When "Iron Man” Yaniv Hadad was brought to a hospital in the north, he was diagnosed as suffering from dehydration. Hadad wanted a second opinion and went to another hospital, which correctly determined that he had a life-threatening tear in his aorta. He was quickly transferred to Rambam, where he underwent immediate surgery to save his life.

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Inside one of Rambam's surgical suites. Photography: Rambam HCC

Laboratory Test Identifies Rare Disease and Saves Lives of Mother and Unborn Baby

A young woman in the final trimester of her pregnancy was recently treated at Rambam Health Care Campus for a rare illness that threatened her own life, as well as that of her unborn child. Both lives were saved over the course of just a few hours after a laboratory test identified the young woman's disease; surgery was rapidly performed to deliver the baby, who was in severe distress, and the mother was then successfully treated for her illness with an innovative, life-saving therapy.

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