Study: Fewer patients die at hospitals with more Facebook "likes"

03/5/2013 | BuzzFeed

Heart-attack patients have a markedly better prognosis if they're treated at a hospital that is popular on Facebook, researchers say. A study of 82 hospitals in the New York area found that every 93 extra "likes" a hospital received correlated to a 1% decrease in patient mortality, perhaps because Facebook popularity is related to other factors, such as patient satisfaction, that are more directly linked to outcomes, the researchers said.

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