Check Facebook before going to Rambam ER

Facebook has a new medical use: For the first time in Israel, Haifa’s Rambam Medical Center has begun to update the general public on queues in its emergency department via the social medium.

Overcrowding in the emergency rooms in general hospitals around the country is common, especially in the winter months with patients suffering from flu complications.

But the waiting period to be seen by a doctor is longer in some hospitals than others.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Health/Check-Facebook-before-going-to-Rambam-ER-391941

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