The impact of social media on a major international emergency medicine conference.
A healthcare social media research article published in Emergency Medicine Journal, February 18, 2013
- The impact of social media on a major international emergency medicine conference.
- Authors (alpha)
- Andrew Neill, Domhnall Brannigan, John J Cronin, Mike Cadogan, Ronan O'Sullivan
- February 18, 2013
- Emergency Medicine Journal
- Impact Factor
To report on the presence and use of social media by speakers and attendees at the International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM) 2012, and describe the increasing use of online technologies such as Twitter and podcasts in publicising conferences and sharing research findings, and for clinical teaching.
The Altmetric Attention Score is based on the attention a research article gets on the internet. Each coloured thread in the circle represents a different type of online attention and the number in the centre is the Altmetric Attention Score. The score is calculated based on two main sources of online attention: social media and mainstream news media.