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

Title
The impact of social media on a major international emergency medicine conference.
Authors (alpha)
Andrew Neill, Brannigan D, Cadogan M, Cronin JJ, Domhnall Brannigan, John J Cronin, Mike Cadogan, Neill A, O'Sullivan R, Ronan O'Sullivan
Published
February 18, 2013
Journal
Emergency Medicine Journal
Impact Factor
1.836
DOI
10.1136/emermed-2012-202039
Pubmed
23423992
Altmetric
A healthcare social media research article published in Emergency Medicine Journal, February 18, 2013

Abstract

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.


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Altmetric

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.