Healthcare Social Media Research

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Recent #hcsmR journal articles

These are some of the published journal articles that have employed or referenced Symplur data in their research. It's a continually updated list with now a total of 168 journal articles and 49 other publications. Learn more about this project

Title Authors Year Altmetric Journal Impact Factor
Novel Use of Twitter to Disseminate and Evaluate Adherence with Clinical Guidelines by the European Association of Urology28BJU International4.387
Social Media and Heart Failure: Can We Diurese Off the Noise?1Journal of Cardiac Failure3.259
Use of Social Media in Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Programs4AEM Education and Training2.5
Breast Cancer Screening and Social Media: a Content Analysis of Evidence Use and Guideline Opinions on Twitter11Journal of Cancer Education1.368
JGME-ALiEM Hot Topics in Medical Education: Analysis of a Multimodal Online Discussion About Team-Based Learning17Journal of Graduate Medical Education
Social Media and the Patient Experience57Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
Use Of Session-Specific Hashtags To Enhance The Reach Of The Critical Care Congress In Social Media17Critical Care Medicine7.442
Another Time, Another Space: The Evolution of the Virtual Journal Club1Academic Radiology1.966
#PlasticSurgery897Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery3.087
Is it Good or Bad? Disclosure of Medical Ailments on Twitter1
Assessing the Viability of Social Media for Disseminating Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline Through Content Analysis of Twitter Messages and Health Professional Interviews: An Observational Study6Journal of Medical Internet Research4.532
The Ebola Crisis and the Corresponding Public Behavior: A System Dynamics Approach16PLOS Currents Outbreaks
Social media in colorectal surgery88Colorectal Disease2.452
Twitter Journal Club in Medical Radiation Science15Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences0.177
Social media use among young rheumatologists and basic scientists: results of an international survey by the Emerging EULAR Network (EMEUNET)33Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 12.384
Social Media in Urology: opportunities, applications, appropriate use and new horizons20Central European Journal of Urology
Use of Twitter Polls to Determine Public Opinion Regarding Content Presented at a Major National Specialty Society Meeting2Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
A #Pulmcc Twitter Chat to Educate and Advocate for Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep18Chest Journal6.136
Quantification of Urology-Related Twitter Traffic Activity through a Standardized List of Social Media Communication Descriptors27Urology Practice0.081
The Role of Social Media in Quality Improvement16Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
Quantifying the Twitter Influence of Third Party Commercial Entities versus Healthcare Providers in Thirteen Medical Conferences from 2011 – 201312PLOS ONE3.057
What Do Patients Tweet About Their Mammography Experience?67Academic Radiology1.966
“Nothing about us without us”—patient partnership in medical conferences588BMJ19.967
‘Too Young To Drink’. An international communication campaign to raise public awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders19Public Health1.566
Healthcare hashtag index development: Identifying global impact in social media41Journal of Biomedical Informatics2.447
Online Discussion on #KidneyStones: A Longitudinal Assessment of Activity, Users and Content6PLOS ONE3.057
Balancing Privacy and Professionalism: A Survey of General Surgery Program Directors on Social Media and Surgical Education48Journal of Surgical Education1.95
Fear factor: The unseen perils of the Ebola outbreak8Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists0.69
Social Media and Internet Resources for Patients with Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm (BPDCN)21Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Social Media and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN): Analysis of Advanced Metrics From the First Year of a New Twitter Community: #MPNSM22Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Weight loss support seeking on twitter: the impact of weight on follow back rates and interactions24Translational Behavioral Medicine2.189
The climb to break the glass ceiling in surgery: trends in women progressing from medical school to surgical training and academic leadership from 1994 to 201588The American Journal of Surgery2.403
Advancing Research on the Spread of Stigmatizing Beliefs With Insights From Rumor Transmission1American Behavioral Scientist1.907
Tweeting the Meeting: Twitter Use at The American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting 2013–2016292Annals of Surgical Oncology3.655
Call for FITs/ECs to Become Engaged With Social Media21Journal of the American College of Cardiology17.759
Social media, FOAMed in medical education and knowledge sharing: Local experiences with international perspective5Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine
Trial Promoter: A Web-Based Tool for Boosting the Promotion of Clinical Research Through Social Media8Journal of Medical Internet Research4.532
Harnessing the Hashtag: A Standard Approach to GI Dialogue on Social Media11The American Journal of Gastroenterology10.755
An Academic Healthcare Twitter Account: The Mayo Clinic Experience84Cyberpsychology Behavior and Social Networking2.182
“Facts, Not Fear” Negotiating Uncertainty on Social Media During the 2014 Ebola Crisis4Science Communication1.82
CATALISE: a multinational and multidisciplinary Delphi consensus study. Identifying language impairments in children37PeerJ Preprints2.1
Breaking the Limits of Time and Space: How Twitter is Helping #medlibs Collaborate and Communicate. A Descriptive Study16Journal of Hospital Librarianship
Twitter at the 2014 and 2015 Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Ophthalmology8Ophthalmology6.135
Introducing the Twitter Impact Factor: An Objective Measure of Urology’s Academic Impact on Twitter101European Urology Focus14.976
Social media in cancer care: highlights, challenges & opportunities62Future Oncology2.477
Saving the starfish: World Federation of Pediatric Imaging (WFPI) development, work to date, and membership feedback on international outreach3Pediatric Radiology1.525
Toward a Mixed-Methods Research Approach to Content Analysis in The Digital Age: The Combined Content-Analysis Model and its Applications to Health Care Twitter Feeds19Journal of Medical Internet Research4.532
Activity, content, contributors, and influencers of the twitter discussion on urologic oncology4Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations2.768
Pathologic Abnormalities Behind Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Terminology0JAMA Oncology
Twitter for travel medicine providers5Journal of Travel Medicine1.579
Strategy of robotic surgeons to exert public influence through Twitter10The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery1.511
Social Media and the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Patient with Cancer65Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Using Twitter™ to drive research impact: A discussion of strategies, opportunities and challenges375International Journal of Nursing Studies2.901
Spanish adaptation of the recommendations for the appropriate use of social networks in urology of the European Association of Urology1Spanish Urological records0.964
Radiologists’ Usage of Social Media: Results of the RANSOM Survey5Journal of Digital Imaging1.19
Crafting a positive professional digital profile to augment your practice2Neurology Clinical Practice
The Role of Twitter and Microblogging in Medicine9
Integrating Social Media into Urologic Health care: What Can We Learn from Other Disciplines?8Current Urology Reports1.597
Qualitative Twitter analysis of participants, tweet strategies, and tweet content at a major urologic conference6Canadian Urological Association Journal1.92
Social Media and Free Open Access Medical Education: The Future of Medical and Nursing Education?17American Journal of Critical Care12.996
Use of Twitter® in a congress: First experience for French internal medicine3Internal Medicine Journal (French)0.905
Meeting Report: Fungal Genomics Meets Social Media: Highlights of the 28th Fungal Genetics Conference at Asilomar28G3: Genes Genomes Genetics3.198
Twitter in urology and other surgical specialties at global conferences35ANZ Journal of Surgery1.122
Tweeting is Teaching – #RespEd: Free, Open-Access Twitter educational resource for trainees and specialists in Respiratory Medicine13Thorax8.29
The state and potential of social media in bladder cancer5World Journal of Urology2.666
#IHMayDay: tweeting for empowerment and social and emotional wellbeing8Australasian Psychiatry0.469
Enriching the Toxicology Experience through Twitter18Journal of Medical Toxicology
Social Media and the Practicing Hematologist: Twitter 101 for the Busy Healthcare Provider82Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Urology Tag Ontology Project: Standardizing Social Media Communication Descriptors29European Urology13.938
The Social Media Summit in Health Professions Education8Postgraduate Medical Journal1.448
Social Media and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)—Focus on Twitter and the Development of a Disease-specific Community: #MPNSM49Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Response to “Twitter-Based Journal Clubs: Some Additional Facts and Clarifications”14Journal of Medical Internet Research4.532
Twitter-Based Journal Clubs: Additional Facts and Clarifications30Journal of Medical Internet Research4.532
The care.data consensus? A qualitative analysis of opinions expressed on Twitter14BMC Public Health2.264
Creating a Virtual Journal Club: A Community of Practice Using Multiple Social Media Strategies12Journal of Graduate Medical Education
Novel survey disseminated through Twitter supports its utility for networking, disseminating research, advocacy, clinical practice and other professional goals0Canadian Urological Association Journal1.92
The Glass Houses of Attending Surgeons: An Assessment of Unprofessional Behavior on Facebook Among Practicing Surgeons30Journal of Surgical Education1.95
Twitter Social Media is an Effective Tool for Breast Cancer Patient Education and Support: Patient-Reported Outcomes by Survey317Journal of Medical Internet Research4.532
Content Analysis of Social Media Related to Left Ventricular Assist Devices26Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes5.658
The Prescription Opioid Epidemic: Social Media Responses to the Residents’ Perspective Article10Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
Science Ecosystem 2.0: how will change occur?19
Measuring the Influence of Commercial Entities in the Twitter backchannels of medical conferences: The #MICEproject96
JGME-ALiEM Hot Topics in Medical Education Online Journal Club: An Analysis of a Virtual Discussion About Resident Teachers26Journal of Graduate Medical Education
Social Media As a Leadership Tool for Pharmacists6Hospital Pharmacy
Cardiac tachyarrhythmias and patient values and preferences for their management: the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) consensus document endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS), and Sociedad Latinoamericana de Estimulación Cardíaca y Electrofisiología (SOLEACE)46Europace4.021
Ten Steps for Setting Up an Online Journal Club49Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions1.361
Journal Club via social media: authors take note of the impact of #BlueJC3BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology4.039
Benefits and Risks of Twitter usage for urologists4The Urologist0.331
Global Emergency Medicine Journal Club: A Social Media Discussion About the Outpatient Management of Patients With Spontaneous Pneumothorax by Using Pigtail Catheters16Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
Will social media make or break medical conferences?40British Journal of Hospital Medicine0.376
Global Emergency Medicine Journal Club: A Social Media Discussion About the Lack of Association Between Press Ganey Scores and Emergency Department Analgesia27Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
Using social media to learn and communicate: it is not about the tweet.24ASCO Educational Book
Review of Twitter for Infectious Diseases Clinicians: Useful or a Waste of Time?130Clinical Infectious Diseases8.886
Use of social media by French urologists: Results from a study of the National French Urological Association10Urology in progress0.562
Social media in urology – what is all the fuss about?28Journal of Clinical Urology
Globalization of Continuing Professional Development by Journal Clubs via Microblogging: A Systematic Review150Journal of Medical Internet Research4.532
A personal reflection on social media in medicine: I stand, no wiser than before19International Review of Psychiatry 2.275
Global Emergency Medicine Journal Club: A Social Media Discussion About the Age-Adjusted D-Dimer Cutoff Levels to Rule Out Pulmonary Embolism Trial78Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
Social media, medicine and the modern journal club27International Review of Psychiatry 2.275
Opportunities and ethical challenges for the practice of medicine in the digital era21Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine0.772
Social media and medical education: Exploring the potential of Twitter as a learning tool79International Review of Psychiatry2.275
Perspectives on social media in and as research: A synthetic review40International Review of Psychiatry 2.275
Twitter expands the reach and engagement of a national scientific meeting: the Irish Society of Urology3Irish Journal of Medical Science0.827
Live tweeting in medicine: ‘Tweeting the meeting’23International Review of Psychiatry 2.275
Social Networks, Social Media, and Innovating Surgical Education48JAMA Surgery3.936
International Palliative Care Journal Club On Twitter: Experience So Far34BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care
“How can I help you hear?” The transforming power of six little words233BMJ19.967
The social media revolution is changing the conference experience: analytics and trends from eight international meetings74BJU International4.387
Social Media in the Emergency Medicine Residency Curriculum: Social Media Responses to the Residents’ Perspective Article49Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
Use of Twitter at a major national pharmacy conference14American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy1.882
Are you a SCEPTIC? SoCial mEdia Precision & uTility In Conferences99Emergency Medicine Journal1.836
Social Media and Scientific Meetings: An Analysis of Twitter Use at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology10American Journal of Neuroradiology3.124
Exponential use of social media in medicine: Example of the interest of Twitter© in urology21Urology in progress0.562
Social Media, Evidence‐Based Tweeting, andJCEHP34The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions1.112
Evaluating and selecting mobile health apps: strategies for healthcare providers and healthcare organizations37Translational Behavioral Medicine2.189
Social Media Responses to the Annals of Emergency MedicineResidents’ Perspective Article on Multiple Mini-Interviews2Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
Using social media for continuous professional development264Journal of Advanced Nursing1.741
Social Media and the Neuroradiologist: A Brief Introduction11American Journal of Neuroradiology3.124
The Use of Social Media in Endourology: An Analysis of the 2013 World Congress of Endourology Meeting7Journal of Endourology1.708
Twitter hashtags for health: applying network and content analyses to understand the health knowledge sharing in a Twitter-based community of practice4Quality & Quantity International Journal of Methodology0.867
Using Social Media to Enhance Career Development Opportunities for Health Promotion Professionals99Health Promotion Practice0.769
The emerging use of Twitter by urological journals26BJU International4.387
Nurses and Twitter: The good, the bad, and the reluctant63Collegian1.175
The Dramatic Increase in Social Media in Urology54The Journal of Urology4.7
The power of social media to amplify urology conferencing: analytics from 8 international meetings8BJU International4.387
International Urology Journal Club via Twitter: 12-Month Experience97European Urology13.938
Peer-reviewed publications in the era of social media—JHM 2.015Journal of Hospital Medicine2.143
The Impact of Social Media on Readership of a Peer-Reviewed Medical Journal26Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
Global Emergency Medicine Journal Club: Social Media Responses to the March 2014 Annals of Emergency Medicine Journal Club on Targeted Temperature Management6Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
Social media: A tool to spread information: A case study analysis of Twitter conversation at the Cardiac Society of Australia & New Zealand 61st Annual Scientific Meeting 201314Collegian1.175
Building an eScience Thesaurus for Librarians: A Collaboration Between the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region and an Associate Fellow at the National Library of Medicine17Journal of eScience Librarianship
Use of social media in urology: data from the American Urological Association (AUA)44BJU International4.387
Opting in to Online Professionalism: Social Media and Pediatrics31Pediatrics5.473
Social media in radiology: early trends in Twitter microblogging at radiology’s largest international meeting67Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
The impact of social media on a major international emergency medicine conference.105Emergency Medicine Journal1.836
AMIA 2012 Informatics: Transforming Health and Healthcare1CIN: Computers Informatics Nursing0.868
Sense-Level Semantic Clustering of Hashtags0
A Comparison Between Urology And Other Specialities In The Utilization Of Twitter At International Conferences0The Journal of Urology4.7
International Urology Journal Club On Twitter- A Growing Educational Forum0The Journal of Urology4.7
Journal Clubs Via Microblogging Are Globalizing Continuing Medical Education: A Systematic Review0The Journal of Urology4.7
Washing Away Ebola: Stress, rumor, and ethnomedical response in a Deadly epidemic0
Sharing Illness Experiences on Twitter: Conversations of Parents with Children Diagnosed with Cancer0
International urology journal club on Twitter – a growing educational forum0The Journal of Urology4.7
¿Debería crear una cuenta de Twitter?0
Social media content and sentiment analysis on consumer security breaches0
Social Media Tools for Practice and Education0
Sense-Level Semantic Clustering of Hashtags in Social Media0
Using the Power of Media to Influence Health Policy and Politics0
New Roles and New Horizons for Health Sciences Librarians and Libraries0
Why Tweet? Building the Skills to Engage New Audiences and Promote Your Work0
Using Twitter for professional knowledge0
Strategies for Developing Family Nursing Communities of Practice Through Social Media5SAGE Journals 1.775
Crowd-Sourced Focus Groups on Twitter: 140 Characters of Research Insight0
Hypothesis-The Journal of the Research Section of the Medical Library Association0
Twitter : a tool to improve healthcare professionals’ awareness of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial stewardship0South African Medical Journal1.632
Ethical applications of Informatics0
Networking opportunities for learning disability nurses0Learning Disability Practice
Twitter’s usefulness for medical students: the role of one social media platform in medical education0
Twitter-augmented Anesthesiology Journal Club: Educational Engagement and Experience So Far0
The Social Network: Using Twitter to Translate and Disseminate Evidence0
The power of social media to help clinicians and patients0
Personalized healthcare cloud services for disease risk assessment and wellness management using social media0Pervasive and Mobile Computing2.079
The potential analysis the use of social networks in marketing purposes Case study on electronic cigarettes0
The uptake of online Continuous Professional Competency activity by prehospital care providers0
The Use of Social Media in Patient Education0
Using Twitter in Health Professional Education: A Case Study0Journal of Allied Health
MP020: Do real-time Twitter metrics correlate with traditional emergency medicine post-conference speaker evaluations?0Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine1.106
Twitter for Public Health: An Open-source Data Solution0
Now Trending: Twitter Use In The Urology Community At The American Urological Association Annual Scientific Meeting0The Journal of Urology4.7
The Twitter journal club for Medical Radiation Professionals (#medradjclub): CPD/CE for the 21st century0Journal of Nuclear Medicine5.849
25th Annual Symposium on ALS/MND Research: Day 10
Effect Of Social Media In Health Care: Uses, Risks, And Barriers0World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (WJPPS)6.041
Social Media and Pediatric Hospital Medicine: How Our Discipline Benefits From a Virtual Community and Why It Matters for Our Future5American Academy of Pediatrics5.473
#ukmedlibs0
A Hybrid Approach to Semantic Hashtag Clustering in Social Media0
A Study on the Influence of Semantics on the Analysis of Micro-blog Tags in the Medical Domain0
Computational methods for mining health communications in web 2.00
Clinicians weigh the pros and cons of social media0
Being Open: timely access to NZCYES publications0
A Survey of the use of Social Media in Chronic Disease Management Outcomes0
The Twitter journal club for Medical Radiation Professionals (#medradjclub) – Experiences from the first 12 months0Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences
Marketing: Understanding the Modern Patient and Consumer0
A Cloud Based Framework for Identification of Influential Health Experts from Twitter0
Precise tweet classification and sentiment analysis0
Using Social Media To Increase The Reach Of SCCM’s Critical Care Congress0Critical Care Medicine7.442
Incidental findings and future testing methodologies: potential application of the ACMG 2013 recommendations0Journal of Law and the Biosciences4.294
A report from #BlueJC: How should we manage antepartum haemorrhage of unknown origin?0BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology4.039
Influence of social networks on congresses of urological societies and associations: Results of the 81th National Congress of the Spanish Urological Association0Spanish Urological records0.964
A study of tweet chats for breast cancer patients0ACM1.394
How can Twitter support your studies?0Student BMJ
‘Tweeting the meeting’: twitter usage increases the online presence of a binational urological conference, the USANZ Annual Scientific Meeting0BJU International4.387
A comparison between urology and other surgical specialities in the ultilisation of Twitter at international conferences0BJU International4.387
How Medical Doctors and Students Should Use Social Media: a Review of the Main Guidelines for Proposing Practical Recommendations0
Unsupervised semantic clustering of Twitter hashtags0
Family Physician Guide Assessment of Patients After a Mass Casualty Event0
Disease-Specific Hashtags for Online Communication About Cancer Care0JAMA Oncology
e-Patients in Twitter Hashtag Communities0Journal of Participatory Medicine
#Urology Is Trending in Social Media0Reviews in Urology
HEAR (Health Evidence Awareness Report) Focus on medical resources.0
Ideas on how the Centre for Ageing Better can start to engage with digital technology0
Integrating Twitter into an undergraduate medical curriculum: Lessons for the future0
Unsupervised topic discovery in micro-blogging networks1Expert Systems with Applications2.24
Global Emergency Medicine Journal Club: Social Media Responses to the January 2014 Online Emergency Medicine Journal Club on Subarachnoid Hemorrhage29Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
Informed Patient Is A Patient With Better Health Initiative #FFpaciente0
Technology in rural continuing medical education0The University of Western Ontario Medical Journal (UWOMJ)
Increasing Use of Social Media at Annual ASH Meetings0Blood Journal11.841
Concussion and Nutrition Series Part III: The Most Promising Nutrients for Affecting TBI Outcomes and Recommendations for Patients0
Social Media and Nurses: Insights for Promoting Health for Individual and Professional Use0The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing
Communication Technology and Social Media: Opportunities and Implications for Healthcare Systems0The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing
Canadian Rheumatology Association Meeting, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, February 17-20, 20160The Journal of Rheumatology3.236
Cyberpsychology And Social Media0
Effective prescription of opioids to alleviate cancer related pain0
Social Networks for Health: A Personal Snapshot0
Twitter Use at a Family Medicine Conference: Analyzing #STFM130Family Medicine1.172
#ClinMed: What have social media got to do with medicine?0Clinical Medicine1.487
#GeriMedJC: An Analysis of the Growth and Impact of the Twitter-Based Complement to the Traditional Geriatric Medicine Journal Club0Canadian Geriatrics Journal
Low Back Pain: Physician Paradigm Shifts and the Doctor of Physical Therapy0

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