Newswise — MAYWOOD, Il. - More than 100,000 viewers have now watched Loyola University Health System videos on YouTube's LoyolaHealth channel.
Loyola reached the milestone Dec. 11, 2012.
And Loyola's Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/LoyolaHealth now has more than 5,000 friends.
The LoyolaHealth channel on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/LoyolaHealth includes 374 videos highlighting treatments, patient stories, research, physician interviews, community programs, etc.
The channel has 26 playlists, including Bariatrics, Women's Health, Orthopaedics, Philanthropy, Heart and Vascular, Tennis Medicine, Loyola's Nurses, Stritch School of Medicine and Fitness.
People from 160 countries have viewed Loyola videos. After the United States, the countries with the most viewers are, in order, the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, India and Australia.
Loyola's Top 5 videos are:
Patient has no visible scar after gallbladder surgery - 3,617 viewshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQYPwECXHEk
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing breaks ground on Center for Collaborative Learning - 3,507 viewshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTrqYUhDkVQ
My life at Stritch School of Medicine - 2,812http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOGR99H_LXw
Ms. Wheelchair Illinois knows it's all about the ability, not the disability - 2,741http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1196oQMm-U
Loyola out to raise awareness about breast cancer in 2012 Pink Glove Dance II competition - 2,685 viewshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTiR52QRXTA