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Loyola Videos Top 100,000 Views on YouTube

MAYWOOD, Ill. -  More than 100,000 viewers have now watched Loyola University Health System videos on YouTube's LoyolaHealth channel.

Loyola reached the milestone Dec. 11.

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 views

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQYPwECXHEk

  • Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing breaks ground on Center for Collaborative Learning - 3,507 views

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTrqYUhDkVQ

  • My life at Stritch School of Medicine - 2,812

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOGR99H_LXw

  • Ms. Wheelchair Illinois knows it's all about the ability, not the disability - 2,741

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1196oQMm-U

  • Loyola out to raise awareness about breast cancer in 2012 Pink Glove Dance II competition - 2,685 views

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTiR52QRXTA

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. The heart of the medical center campus is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 255-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.

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