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332 published journal articles

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Title Authors Year Altmetric Journal Impact Factor
Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Online Journal Club: Experience from the International Urology Journal Club0European Urology Focus14.976
The Use of Social Media in Pediatric Urology—Forging New Paths or Crossing Boundaries?2Current Urology Reports1.597
What do health providers and patients tweet about schizophrenia?4Early Intervention in Psychiatry
Thrive: Success Strategies for the Modern-Day Faculty Member0
Social media partnerships with patient organizations for neuro-oncology patient recruitment1Neuro-Oncology Practice
Do not hesitate and start using the hashtag #UroSoMe0
Live videos shared on social media during urological conferences are increasing: Time to reflect on advantages and potential harms. An ESUT-YAU study1Actas Urológicas Españolas
NephMadness: Lessons from Seven Years on the Leading Edge of Social Media Medical Education0
Epistemic Networks on Twitter: A New Way To Learn18Journal of Investigative Surgery
Co-Production, Co-Education And Person-Centered Healthcare Practice0
Qualitative And Quantitative Evaluation Of The Use Of Twitter As A Tool Of Antimicrobial Stewardship26International Journal of Medical Informatics
The Thoracic Surgery Social Media Network: Early experience and lessons learned10Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Who Were the Most Influential Twitter Contributers to #HFSA2018 Related Social Media Conversations?0
Longitudinal Associations between Income Changes and Incident Cardiovascular Disease: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study0
A Pilot Study: Decreased Hospitalization in Elderly Heart Failure Patients While on Sacubitril-Valsartan Combination0
The Intersection of Mobile Health and Nursing Knowledge3Computers
International Handbook of Health Literacy: Research, Practice and Policy across the Life-span0Policy Press Bristol
Trainee Thoracic Surgery Social Media Network: Early Experience with TweetChat-Based Journal Clubs2The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Twitter As a Noninvasive Bio‐Marker for Trends in Liver Disease12HEPATOLOGY COMMUNICATIONS
Physiotalk: connectedness and constructive change – a qualitative study13The European Journal Of Physiotherapy
Social media participatory CPD for nursing revalidation, professional development and beyond65British Journal of Nursing (BJN)
The social dynamics of lung cancer talk on Twitter, Facebook and Digital Medicine
His-bundle pacing: impact of social media46Europace4.021
Organizing Online Health Content: Developing Hashtag Collections for Healthier Internet-Based People and Communities170JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics
Potential of Using Twitter to Recruit Cancer Survivors and Their Willingness to Participate in Nutrition Research and Web-Based Interventions: A Cross-Sectional Study12JMIR Cancer
Harnessing the power of social media: how can it help in axial spondyloarthritis research?2Current opinion in rheumatology
Connecting the Urological Community : The #UroSoMe Experience0
The Radiology Twitterverse: A Starter’s Guide to Utilization and Success38Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
The Continued Rise in Professional Use of Social Media at Scientific Meetings: An Analysis of Twitter Use during the ASNR 2018 Annual Meeting14American Journal of Neuroradiology3.124
Social media in critical care: Fad or a new standard in medical education? An analysis of international critical care conferences between 2014 and 201740Journal of the Intensive Care Society
The Latest in Resuscitation Science Research: Highlights from the American Heart Association’s 2017 Resuscitation Science Symposium8Journal of the American Heart Association Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease
Analyzing Online Twitter Discussion for Male Infertility via the Hashtag #MaleInfertility0
To Tweet or Not to Tweet? A Primer on Social Media for Pharmacists90JACCP: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CLINICAL PHARMACY
What kills us and what moves us: A comparative discourse analysis of heart disease and breast cancer6Digital Health
Characterizing a Digital Health Footprint for Asthma0
Communication strategies for rare cancers: a systematic review protocol14Systematic Reviews
#Peyronies: An Analysis of Online Twitter Discussion of Peyronie’s Disease0
The role of social media and foam in critical care education0Anaesthesiology Intensive Therapy
Social media in critical care: conference hashtags, a time-limited entity0Anaesthesiology Intensive Therapy
Social media in critical care: variation across professional groups0Anaesthesiology Intensive Therapy
Exploring new landmarks: analysis of Twitter usage during the 41st ESNR Annual Meeting13Neuroradiology
Social Media and Ethos of Medical Practice0Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Tweeting the Headache Meetings: Cross‐Sectional Analysis of Twitter Activity Surrounding American Headache Society Conferences10Headache: The Journal of Head & Face Pain
Social media fandom for health promotion? Insights from East Los High, a transmedia edutainment initiative0
Understanding Social Media: Opportunities for Cardiovascular Medicine271Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)
Twitter chats: Utilizing an innovative technology platform to offer education and tools to people with breast cancer0
#EULAR2018: The Annual European Congress of Rheumatology—a Twitter hashtag analysis11Rheumatology International
How conversational ties are formed in an online community: a social network analysis of a tweet chat group5Communication & Society
A welcoming guide to social media for cytopathologists: Tips, tricks, and the best practices of social cytopathology21CytoJournal
I Tweet, Therefore I Learn: An Analysis of Twitter Use Across Anesthesiology Conferences87Anesthesia and analgesia
Healthcare Social Media for Consumer Informatics0
What matters versus what’s the matter – exploring perceptions of person-centred practice in nursing and physiotherapy social media communities: a qualitative study0
Development of the Intercultural Diabetes Online Community Research Council: Codesign and Social Media Processes13Journal of Diabetes Science & Technology
#Diversity: Conversations on Twitter about Women and Black Men in Medicine17Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (formerly Journal of the American Board of Family Practice)
A comparison of information sharing behaviours across 379 health conditions on Twitter120International Journal of Public Health
The impact of a dedicated multidisciplinary social media team at a national critical care conference1
Digital Medicine in Rheumatology21Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America
Rapid Growth in the Use of Social Media at Major Cardiovascular Scientific Sessions From 2014 to 20161Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality & Outcomes
Development and Implementation of the Inaugural Anatomy Education Research Institute (AERI 2017)12Anatomical Sciences Education2.303
The Education and Practice Environment for Medical Radiation Science Professionals Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients: An Analysis of a #MedRadJClub Tweet Chat16Journal of Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences
Participating in a TweetChat: Practical Tips from The Thoracic Surgery Social Media Network (#TSSMN)8The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Patients With Cancer and Social Media: Harness Benefits, Avoid Drawbacks106Journal of Oncology Practice
Caregiving Is a Marathon, Not a Road Race: Reenvisioning Caregiver Support Services in Gynecologic Oncology9International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm (BPDCN) on Social Media: #BPDCN—Increasing Exposure over Two Years Since Inception of a Disease-Specific Twitter Community20Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Social Media and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: a Review of Online Resources and Communities9Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
‘Not your daughter’s Facebook’: Twitter use at the European Society of Cardiology Conference 201880Heart
Social Media Tools for Department and Practice Communication and Branding in the Digital Age49RadioGraphics
Online and Social Media Resources for Patients with MDS1Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Monitoring Twitter Conversations for Targeted Recruitment in Cancer Trials in Los Angeles County: Protocol for a Mixed-Methods Pilot Study2JMIR Research Protocols
Digital Social Work: Tools for Practice with Individuals, Organizations, and Communities0
Twitter Analysis of #OpenAPS DIY Artificial Pancreas Technology Use Suggests Improved A1C and Quality of Life175Journal of Diabetes Science & Technology
Online Professionalism—2018 Update of European Association of Urology (@Uroweb) Recommendations on the Appropriate Use of Social Media125European Urology13.938
The Use of Social Media amongst Doctors Undertaking a Post-Graduate Endocrinology Diploma0Scientific Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism
The Adoption of an Online Journal Club to Improve Research Dissemination and Social Media Engagement Among Hospitalists38Journal of Hospital Medicine2.143
Social Media and the Journal: Entering a New Era12Journal of Cardiac Failure3.259
Utilising social media to educate and inform healthcare professionals, policy-makers and the broader community in evidence-based healthcare51BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine
Taxonomy Learning from Health Care Social Communities to Improve EHR Implementation0
#CGS2015: An Evaluation of Twitter Use at the Canadian Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting1Canadian geriatrics journal : CGJ
Twitter® Use and Its Implications in Spanish Association of Surgeons Meetings and Congresses0
Has the robot caught up? National trends in utilization, perioperative outcomes, and cost for open, laparoscopic, and robotic pediatric pyeloplasty in the United States from 2003 to 20150
The Role of Social Media and Internet Search Engines in Information Provision and Dissemination to Patients with Kidney Stone Disease: A Systematic Review from European Association of Urologists Young Academic Urologists3Journal of Endourology1.708
The Virtual Toxicology Journal Club: the Dissemination and Discussion of Noteworthy Manuscripts Using Twitter18Journal of Medical Toxicology
Diabetes Online Community User Perceptions of Successful Aging With Diabetes: Analysis of a #DSMA Tweet Chat26JMIR Aging
Dissemination of evidence in paediatric emergency medicine: a quantitative descriptive evaluation of a 16-week social media promotion49BMJ Open
Integrating Social Media in Modern Oncology Practice and Research23ASCO Educational Book
Deficit discourse and strengths-based approaches: Changing the narrative of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing0
Ultrasound guided ureteroscopy in children: Safety and success0
Implications of fellowship expansion on future pediatric urologist surgical volumes0
Prospective study of enhanced recovery after surgery protocol in children undergoing reconstructive operations0
What advice is given to newly qualified doctors on Twitter? An analysis of #TipsForNewDocs tweets42Medical Education4.005
Letter from the Philippines6Respirology
The Needs of Women Treated for Ovarian Cancer: Results From a #gyncsm Twitter Chat0
Social Media Engagement and the Critical Care Medicine Community95Journal of Intensive Care Medicine (Blackwell Publishing Limited)
Using Social Media to Generate and Collect Primary Data: The #ShowsWorkplaceCompassion Twitter Research Campaign35JMIR Public Health and Surveillance5.175
Social Media for Dissemination of Pediatric Anesthesia Content – a Hashtag Analysis0
Prostate cancer and social media36Nature Reviews Urology
The academic tweet: Twitter as a tool to advance academic surgery234Journal of Surgical Research
Social Media Use in Cancer Care18Seminars in Oncology Nursing
Social Media for Global Education: Pearls and Pitfalls of Using Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram13Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
Social media expands the reach of the 2017 ASC Annual Meeting17Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology
The controversy of social media at conferences5British Journal of Urology
Social media engagement amongst 2017 colorectal surgery Tripartite Meeting attendees: updates on contemporary social media use29Colorectal Disease2.452
To Tweet Or Not To Tweet: Rapid Growth In The Use Of Social Media At Major Cardiovascular Meetings21Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)
Substantial utilization of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram in the prostate cancer community27World Journal of Urology2.666
Abstract No. 473 An analysis of hashtag usage in interventional radiology (2014-2017)0
#FOAMems: Engaging paramedics with free, online open-access education29Journal of Education and Health Promotion
The Evolution of the Journal Club: From Osler to Twitter270American Journal of Kidney Diseases6.269
The 2017 American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting: Taking a deeper dive into social media15Advances in Radiation Oncology
Social Media and Cardiology115Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)
The Risks of Theft and Copyright Breach from Camera Use During Scientific Presentations: It’s Time for a Debate41European Urology13.938
#InterventionalRadiology6Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
#Radiology: A 7-Year Analysis of Radiology-Associated Hashtags8Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
Lifestyle Medicine in Psychiatry0Textbook of Cultural Psychiatry
Impact of Pathologist Involvement in Sarcoma and Rare Tumor Patient Support Groups on Facebook: A Survey of 542 Patients and Family Members42Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine2.838
#dermpathJC: The first online dermatopathology Twitter journal club16Journal of Cutaneous Pathology1.317
Twitter Use in the Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Community22Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
#Deathbedlive: the end-of-life trajectory, reflected in a cancer patient’s tweets70BMC Palliative Care2.335
Social Media in the Identification of Living Kidney Donors: Platforms, Tools, and Strategies0
Patient-Centric Strategies in Digital Health0Digital Health
An Education in Digital Health0Digital Health
What is social media, why should health professionals care and how does one engage effectively?0Swiss Sports & Exercise Medicine
Effective use of Twitter and Facebook in pathology practice166Human Pathology3.125
The Spatial Distribution of Health Narratives in Twitter and the Relationship to Corresponding Cancer Rates Across the United States: A Case Study of Cancer-related Communications0
365: Student-Led Interprofessional Twitter Chat0
Hybrid semantic clustering of hashtags0Online Social Networks and Media
@AACAnatomy twitter account goes live: A sustainable social media model for professional societies8Clinical Anatomy1.824
Communicating your research (part 2): to the wider community0Journal of Clinical Urology
Around the World in 80 Tweets—Social Media and Midwifery0
Social Media in Hematology in 2017: Dystopia, Utopia, or Somewhere In-between?22Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Analysis of First-Year Twitter Metrics of a Rare Disease Community for Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm (BPDCN) on Social Media: #BPDCN14Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
#TwittIR: Understanding and Establishing a Twitter Ecosystem for Interventional Radiologists and Their Practices53Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
Rare Cancers and Social Media: Analysis of Twitter Metrics in the First 2 Years of a Rare-Disease Community for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms on Social Media—#MPNSM0Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Study protocol: responding to the needs of patients with IgA nephropathy, a social media approach19Clinical Kidney Journal
Leveraging Twitter to Maximize the Radiology Meeting Experience121Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
Chapter 21 – Leveraging Social Media for Clinician Training and Practice0
Women in Radiology: Creating a Global Mentorship Network Through Social Media97Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
Trends in Twitter use during the Annual Meeting of the Spanish Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (2013-2016)28The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice5.317
#Ebola and Twitter. What Insights Can Global Health Draw from Social Media?0
#ILookLikeASurgeon: embracing diversity to improve patient outcomes248British Medical Journal
Trends in Twitter use during the Annual Meeting of the Spanish Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (2013-2016)28The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice5.317
Ask an anatomist: Identifying global trends, topics and themes of academic anatomists using twitter16Anatomical Sciences Education2.303
Social media and the digital health arena1Future Hospital Journal
Getting Started: A Social Media Primer3Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery.839
How Can Social Media Get Us in Trouble?4Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery.839
Changing the Rules of the Game: How Do We Measure Success in Social Media?8Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery.839
History of Social Media in Surgery7Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery.839
Breaking International Barriers: #ColorectalSurgery Is #GlobalSurgery29Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery.839
SGEM Hot Off the Press: Delayed complications of sternal fractures1CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine
Widespread Use Of Internet, Applications, And Social Media In The Professional Life Of Urology Residents0Canadian Urological Association Journal1.92
Social media and colorectal cancer: A systematic review of available resources25PLoS ONE3.057
#colorectalsurgery217British Journal of Surgery5.899
Patient Participation at Health Care Conferences: Engaged Patients Increase Information Flow, Expand Propagation, and Deepen Engagement in the Conversation of Tweets Compared to Physicians or Researchers748Journal of Medical Internet Research5.835
Surgery goes social: The extent and patterns of social media utilization by major trauma, acute and critical care surgery societies1Journal of Emergencies
Risks and Benefits of Twitter Use by Hematologists / Oncologists in the Era of Digital Medicine97Seminars in Hematology (ScienceDirect)
Comparing alternative and traditional dissemination metrics in medical education43Medical Education4.005
Social Media and Pathology: Where Are We Now and Why Does it Matter?74Advances in Anatomic Pathology4.005
Radiologists must go global with Twitter0
Chapter 9: Cultivating Critical Dialogue on Twitter0
Chapter 4: Social Media and Health Care0
International Mentoring Programs: Leadership Opportunities to Enhance Worldwide Pharmacy Practice1Hospital Pharmacy
Preliminary Evidence for the Emergence of a Health Care Online Community of Practice: Using a Netnographic Framework for Twitter Hashtag Analytics141Journal of Medical Internet Research5.835
Pediatric Critical Care Content Dissemination and Social Media – Revisiting the Hashtag Analysis3Pediatric Critical Care Medicine2.659
Maximizing the Tweet Engagement Rate in Academia: Analysis of the AJNR Twitter Feed13American Journal of Neuroradiology3.124
Necessity of Rational Use of Social Media in Colorectal Surgery0Turkish Journal of Colorectal Disease
The Need for “Health Twitteracy” in a Postfactual World34Health Literacy Research and Practice
The emerging role of professional social media use in oncology59Future Oncology2.477
Measuring Audience Engagement for Public Health Twitter Chats: Insights From #LiveFitNOLA26JMIR Public Health and Surveillance5.175
Robotic versus open pediatric ureteral reimplantation2Journal of Pediatric Urology1.170
Improving the quality and impact of public health social media activity in Scotland during 2016: #ScotPublicHealth24Journal of Public Health2.019
Increased Engagement with Social Media in Colorectal Surgery45Colorectal Disease2.452
Social Media for Radiation oncologists: A Practical Primer115Advances in Radiation Oncology
The Greenberg Spike: How Speaking Out On Implicit Bias And Gender Equity In Surgery Continues To Trend0
Tweet this: how advocacy for breast and prostate cancers stacks up on social media46British Journal of Urology
Guiding Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Toward a Bigger Impression in 2017 and Beyond8Pediatric Critical Care Medicine2.659
The effect of social media (#SoMe) on journal impact factor and parental awareness in paediatric urology18Journal of Pediatric Urology1.170
Application of COL1A1-PDGFB Fusion Gene Detection by Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization in Biopsy Tissue of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans0The Journal of Dermatology1.577
#GeriMedJC: The Twitter Complement to the Traditional-Format Geriatric Medicine Journal Club0Journal of the American Geriatrics Society3.842
Where Are the Pediatricians? ATS International Meeting Pediatric Content Dissemination and Social Media: A Hashtag Analysis0American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine13.118
The professional Twitter account: creation, proper maintenance, and continuous successful operation32Diagnostic Cytopathology0.98
#InSituPathologists: how the #USCAP2015 meeting went viral on Twitter and founded the social media movement for the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology107Modern Pathology5.485
How Social Media Is Changing the Practice of Regional Anesthesiology0Current Anesthesiology Reports
If You Are Not on Social Media, Here’s What You’re Missing! #DoTheThing189Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine2.838
Fine social aspiration: Twitter as a voice for cytopathology64Diagnostic Cytopathology0.98
Regarding Twitter as a Potential Data Source for Cardiovascular Disease Research—Reply1JAMA Cardiology37.684
Regarding Twitter as a Potential Data Source for Cardiovascular Disease Research17JAMA Cardiology37.684
Building Community Through a #pulmcc Twitter Chat to Advocate for Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep29CHEST
Initial impact of physical therapy advocacy hashtags on Twitter: feasibility and descriptive analysis0
Social media for arthritis-related comparative effectiveness and safety research and the impact of direct-to-consumer advertising6Arthritis Research and Therapy3.979
Virtual attendance at an international physical activity meeting using Twitter: how can data visualisation provide a presence?244British Journal of Sports Medicine6.724
Novel Use of Twitter to Disseminate and Evaluate Adherence with Clinical Guidelines by the European Association of Urology62British Journal of Urology
Strategies for Developing Family Nursing Communities of Practice Through Social Media11Journal of Family Nursing
Breast Cancer Screening and Social Media: a Content Analysis of Evidence Use and Guideline Opinions on Twitter10Journal of Cancer Education1.368
Social Media and Heart Failure: Can We Diurese Off the Noise?2Journal of Cardiac Failure3.259
Ethical applications of Informatics0
Hypothesis-The Journal of the Research Section of the Medical Library Association0
Crowd-Sourced Focus Groups on Twitter: 140 Characters of Research Insight0
JGME-ALiEM Hot Topics in Medical Education: Analysis of a Multimodal Online Discussion About Team-Based Learning20Journal of Graduate Medical Education
Why Tweet? Building the Skills to Engage New Audiences and Promote Your Work0
Using Twitter for professional knowledge0
Using the Power of Media to Influence Health Policy and Politics0
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
Twitter for Public Health: An Open-source Data Solution0
The Use of Social Media in Patient Education0
The uptake of online Continuous Professional Competency activity by prehospital care providers0
The Social Network: Using Twitter to Translate and Disseminate Evidence0
The power of social media to help clinicians and patients0
The potential analysis the use of social networks in marketing purposes Case study on electronic cigarettes0
Washing Away Ebola: Stress, rumor, and ethnomedical response in a Deadly epidemic0
Social Media Tools for Practice and Education0
Social media content and sentiment analysis on consumer security breaches0
¿Debería crear una cuenta de Twitter?0
Sharing Illness Experiences on Twitter: Conversations of Parents with Children Diagnosed with Cancer0
Sense-Level Semantic Clustering of Hashtags in Social Media0
Sense-Level Semantic Clustering of Hashtags0
New Roles and New Horizons for Health Sciences Librarians and Libraries0
Low Back Pain: Physician Paradigm Shifts and the Doctor of Physical Therapy0
Integrating Twitter into an undergraduate medical curriculum: Lessons for the future0
Informed Patient Is A Patient With Better Health Initiative #FFpaciente0
Ideas on how the Centre for Ageing Better can start to engage with digital technology0
HEAR (Health Evidence Awareness Report) Focus on medical resources.0
Family Physician Guide Assessment of Patients After a Mass Casualty Event0
Effective prescription of opioids to alleviate cancer related pain0
Cyberpsychology And Social Media0
Concussion and Nutrition Series Part III: The Most Promising Nutrients for Affecting TBI Outcomes and Recommendations for Patients0
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
A Study on the Influence of Semantics on the Analysis of Micro-blog Tags in the Medical Domain0
A Hybrid Approach to Semantic Hashtag Clustering in Social Media0
25th Annual Symposium on ALS/MND Research: Day 10
Pathologic Abnormalities Behind Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Terminology0JAMA Oncology16.6
Social Networks, Social Media, and Innovating Surgical Education44JAMA Surgery3.936
Use of Social Media in Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Programs4AEM Education and Training: A Global Journal of Emergency Care
Social Media, Evidence‐Based Tweeting, andJCEHP33The Journal of Continuing Education for Health Professionals
Ten Steps for Setting Up an Online Journal Club50The Journal of Continuing Education for Health Professionals
Peer-reviewed publications in the era of social media—JHM 2.013Journal of Hospital Medicine2.143
The Twitter journal club for Medical Radiation Professionals (#medradjclub) – Experiences from the first 12 months3Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences
Strategy of robotic surgeons to exert public influence through Twitter10International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery
The Role of Twitter and Microblogging in Medicine9
Marketing: Understanding the Modern Patient and Consumer0
Is it Good or Bad? Disclosure of Medical Ailments on Twitter1Lecture notes in computer science
Benefits and Risks of Twitter usage for urologists3Der Urologe A
Saving the starfish: World Federation of Pediatric Imaging (WFPI) development, work to date, and membership feedback on international outreach6Pediatric Radiology1.525
The state and potential of social media in bladder cancer6World Journal of Urology2.666
Radiologists’ Usage of Social Media: Results of the RANSOM Survey9Journal of Digital Imaging1.19
Twitter hashtags for health: applying network and content analyses to understand the health knowledge sharing in a Twitter-based community of practice4Quality & Quantity
Twitter expands the reach and engagement of a national scientific meeting: the Irish Society of Urology3Irish Journal of Medical Science0.827
Social Media and the Practicing Hematologist: Twitter 101 for the Busy Healthcare Provider107Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Social Media and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)—Focus on Twitter and the Development of a Disease-specific Community: #MPNSM55Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Social Media and the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Patient with Cancer95Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Social Media and Internet Resources for Patients with Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm (BPDCN)27Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Social Media and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN): Analysis of Advanced Metrics From the First Year of a New Twitter Community: #MPNSM26Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports2.2
Integrating Social Media into Urologic Health care: What Can We Learn from Other Disciplines?8Current Urology Reports1.597
Opportunities and ethical challenges for the practice of medicine in the digital era26Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine0.772
Evaluating and selecting mobile health apps: strategies for healthcare providers and healthcare organizations46Translational Behavioral Medicine2.189
Weight loss support seeking on twitter: the impact of weight on follow back rates and interactions23Translational Behavioral Medicine2.189
Enriching the Toxicology Experience through Twitter14Journal of Medical Toxicology
Spanish adaptation of the recommendations for the appropriate use of social networks in urology of the European Association of Urology10Actas Urológicas Españolas
Influence of social networks on congresses of urological societies and associations: Results of the 81th National Congress of the Spanish Urological Association8Actas Urológicas Españolas
A #Pulmcc Twitter Chat to Educate and Advocate for Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep14CHEST
International Urology Journal Club via Twitter: 12-Month Experience92European Urology13.938
Call for FITs/ECs to Become Engaged With Social Media21Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)
Social media in radiology: early trends in Twitter microblogging at radiology’s largest international meeting67Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
Harnessing the Hashtag: A Standard Approach to GI Dialogue on Social Media11American Journal of Gastroenterology
Social Networks for Health: A Personal Snapshot0
An Academic Healthcare Twitter Account: The Mayo Clinic Experience83Behavior & Social Networking
The Use of Social Media in Endourology: An Analysis of the 2013 World Congress of Endourology Meeting9Journal of Endourology1.708
Review of Twitter for Infectious Diseases Clinicians: Useful or a Waste of Time?240Clinical Infectious Diseases8.886
Incidental findings and future testing methodologies: potential application of the ACMG 2013 recommendations0Journal of Law and the Biosciences4.294
Using Social Media To Increase The Reach Of SCCM’s Critical Care Congress2Critical Care Medicine7.442
Use Of Session-Specific Hashtags To Enhance The Reach Of The Critical Care Congress In Social Media13Critical Care Medicine7.442
AMIA 2012 Informatics: Transforming Health and Healthcare1Computers
#PlasticSurgery546Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery3.087
Precise tweet classification and sentiment analysis0
A Cloud Based Framework for Identification of Influential Health Experts from Twitter0
A report from #BlueJC: How should we manage antepartum haemorrhage of unknown origin?0BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology4.039
Journal Club via social media: authors take note of the impact of #BlueJC3British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Twitter in urology and other surgical specialties at global conferences31Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery
Use of social media in urology: data from the American Urological Association (AUA)55British Journal of Urology
The power of social media to amplify urology conferencing: analytics from 8 international meetings8British Journal of Urology
The emerging use of Twitter by urological journals30British Journal of Urology
The social media revolution is changing the conference experience: analytics and trends from eight international meetings87British Journal of Urology
A comparison between urology and other surgical specialities in the ultilisation of Twitter at international conferences0BJU International4.387
‘Tweeting the meeting’: twitter usage increases the online presence of a binational urological conference, the USANZ Annual Scientific Meeting0BJU International4.387
Social media in colorectal surgery174Colorectal Disease2.452
Using social media for continuous professional development248Journal of Advanced Nursing1.741
Social media use among young rheumatologists and basic scientists: results of an international survey by the Emerging EULAR Network (EMEUNET)52Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases12.384
International Palliative Care Journal Club On Twitter: Experience So Far31BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care
The impact of social media on a major international emergency medicine conference.105Emergency Medicine Journal1.836
Are you a SCEPTIC? SoCial mEdia Precision & uTility In Conferences94Emergency Medicine Journal1.836
The Social Media Summit in Health Professions Education7Postgraduate Medical Journal1.448
How can Twitter support your studies?0Student BMJ
Tweeting is Teaching – #RespEd: Free, Open-Access Twitter educational resource for trainees and specialists in Respiratory Medicine13Thorax8.29
A study of tweet chats for breast cancer patients1ACM1.394
Content Analysis of Social Media Related to Left Ventricular Assist Devices25Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality & Outcomes
Advancing Research on the Spread of Stigmatizing Beliefs With Insights From Rumor Transmission1American Behavioral Scientist1.907
#IHMayDay: tweeting for empowerment and social and emotional wellbeing10Australasian Psychiatry0.469
“Facts, Not Fear” Negotiating Uncertainty on Social Media During the 2014 Ebola Crisis7Science Communication1.82
Using Social Media to Enhance Career Development Opportunities for Health Promotion Professionals98Health Promotion Practice0.769
Social media in urology – what is all the fuss about?27Journal of Clinical Urology
The consensus? A qualitative analysis of opinions expressed on Twitter13BMC Public Health2.264
Tweeting the Meeting: Twitter Use at The American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting 2013–2016286Annals of Surgical Oncology3.655
Social Media As a Leadership Tool for Pharmacists6Hospital Pharmacy
The Ebola Crisis and the Corresponding Public Behavior: A System Dynamics Approach15PLoS Currents
Using social media to learn and communicate: it is not about the tweet.23ASCO Educational Book
Measuring the Influence of Commercial Entities in the Twitter backchannels of medical conferences: The #MICEproject89The Winnower
Meeting Report: Fungal Genomics Meets Social Media: Highlights of the 28th Fungal Genetics Conference at Asilomar21G3: Genes
Social Media and Pediatric Hospital Medicine: How Our Discipline Benefits From a Virtual Community and Why It Matters for Our Future4Hospital Pediatrics
Opting in to Online Professionalism: Social Media and Pediatrics26Pediatrics5.473
Effect Of Social Media In Health Care: Uses, Risks, And Barriers0World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (WJPPS)6.041
Use of Twitter at a major national pharmacy conference13American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy1.882
Globalization of Continuing Professional Development by Journal Clubs via Microblogging: A Systematic Review141Journal of Medical Internet Research5.835
Twitter-Based Journal Clubs: Additional Facts and Clarifications33Journal of Medical Internet Research5.835
Twitter Social Media is an Effective Tool for Breast Cancer Patient Education and Support: Patient-Reported Outcomes by Survey373Journal of Medical Internet Research5.835
Trial Promoter: A Web-Based Tool for Boosting the Promotion of Clinical Research Through Social Media9Journal of Medical Internet Research5.835
Response to “Twitter-Based Journal Clubs: Some Additional Facts and Clarifications”13Journal of Medical Internet Research5.835
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 Feeds17Journal of Medical Internet Research5.835
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 Research5.835
Social media in cancer care: highlights, challenges & opportunities61Future Oncology2.477
Science Ecosystem 2.0: how will change occur?17
Social Media and the Neuroradiologist: A Brief Introduction10American Journal of Neuroradiology3.124
Social Media and Scientific Meetings: An Analysis of Twitter Use at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology17American Journal of Neuroradiology3.124
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
Canadian Rheumatology Association Meeting, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, February 17-20, 20160The Journal of Rheumatology3.236
Communication Technology and Social Media: Opportunities and Implications for Healthcare Systems0The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing
Social Media and Nurses: Insights for Promoting Health for Individual and Professional Use0The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing
Social Media and Free Open Access Medical Education: The Future of Medical and Nursing Education?24American Journal of Critical Care12.996
Social Media in Urology: opportunities, applications, appropriate use and new horizons30Central European Journal of Urology
Qualitative Twitter analysis of participants, tweet strategies, and tweet content at a major urologic conference6Canadian Urological Association Journal1.92
#GeriMedJC: An Analysis of the Growth and Impact of the Twitter-Based Complement to the Traditional Geriatric Medicine Journal Club0Canadian Geriatrics Journal
#ClinMed: What have social media got to do with medicine?0Clinical Medicine1.487
Twitter Use at a Family Medicine Conference: Analyzing #STFM13189Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine2.838
The Twitter journal club for Medical Radiation Professionals (#medradjclub): CPD/CE for the 21st century0Journal of Nuclear Medicine5.849
Increasing Use of Social Media at Annual ASH Meetings0Blood Journal11.841
Technology in rural continuing medical education0The University of Western Ontario Medical Journal (UWOMJ)
#Urology Is Trending in Social Media0Reviews in Urology
e-Patients in Twitter Hashtag Communities0Journal of Participatory Medicine
Disease-Specific Hashtags for Online Communication About Cancer Care0JAMA Oncology16.6
Novel survey disseminated through Twitter supports its utility for networking, disseminating research, advocacy, clinical practice and other professional goals9Canadian Urological Association Journal1.92
What Do Patients Tweet About Their Mammography Experience?67Academic Radiology1.966
Another Time, Another Space: The Evolution of the Virtual Journal Club2Academic Radiology1.966
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 2015115American Journal of Surgery
Global Emergency Medicine Journal Club: Social Media Responses to the January 2014 Online Emergency Medicine Journal Club on Subarachnoid Hemorrhage26Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
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 Responses to the Annals of Emergency MedicineResidents’ Perspective Article on Multiple Mini-Interviews3Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
Social Media in the Emergency Medicine Residency Curriculum: Social Media Responses to the Residents’ Perspective Article51Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
Global Emergency Medicine Journal Club: A Social Media Discussion About the Age-Adjusted D-Dimer Cutoff Levels to Rule Out Pulmonary Embolism Trial83Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
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
Global Emergency Medicine Journal Club: A Social Media Discussion About the Outpatient Management of Patients With Spontaneous Pneumothorax by Using Pigtail Catheters17Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
The Prescription Opioid Epidemic: Social Media Responses to the Residents’ Perspective Article10Annals of Emergency Medicine4.676
Nurses and Twitter: The good, the bad, and the reluctant108Australia.
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 201322Australia.
Unsupervised topic discovery in micro-blogging networks1Expert Systems with Applications2.24
Introducing the Twitter Impact Factor: An Objective Measure of Urology’s Academic Impact on Twitter94European Urology Focus14.976
Urology Tag Ontology Project: Standardizing Social Media Communication Descriptors29European Urology13.938
Using Twitter™ to drive research impact: A discussion of strategies, opportunities and challenges356International Journal of Nursing Studies2.901
The Impact of Social Media on Readership of a Peer-Reviewed Medical Journal26Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
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
The Role of Social Media in Quality Improvement18Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
Social Media and the Patient Experience56Journal of the American College of Radiology2.929
Healthcare hashtag index development: Identifying global impact in social media61Journal of Biomedical Informatics2.447
Twitter Journal Club in Medical Radiation Science31Journal of Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences
The Glass Houses of Attending Surgeons: An Assessment of Unprofessional Behavior on Facebook Among Practicing Surgeons28Journal of Surgical Education1.95
Balancing Privacy and Professionalism: A Survey of General Surgery Program Directors on Social Media and Surgical Education43Journal of Surgical Education1.95
The Dramatic Increase in Social Media in Urology59The Journal of Urology4.7
Journal Clubs Via Microblogging Are Globalizing Continuing Medical Education: A Systematic Review0The Journal of Urology4.7
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
International urology journal club on Twitter – a growing educational forum0The Journal of Urology4.7
Now Trending: Twitter Use In The Urology Community At The American Urological Association Annual Scientific Meeting0The Journal of Urology4.7
Twitter at the 2014 and 2015 Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Ophthalmology11Ophthalmology6.135
Personalized healthcare cloud services for disease risk assessment and wellness management using social media0Pervasive and Mobile Computing2.079
‘Too Young To Drink’. An international communication campaign to raise public awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders17Public Health (Elsevier)
Exponential use of social media in medicine: Example of the interest of Twitter© in urology18Progrès en Urologie
Use of social media by French urologists: Results from a study of the National French Urological Association10Progrès en Urologie
Use of Twitter® in a congress: First experience for French internal medicine5Revue de Medecine Interne
Social media, FOAMed in medical education and knowledge sharing: Local experiences with international perspective24Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine
Activity, content, contributors, and influencers of the twitter discussion on urologic oncology8Urologic Oncology
Quantification of Urology-Related Twitter Traffic Activity through a Standardized List of Social Media Communication Descriptors26Urology Practice0.081
MP020: Do real-time Twitter metrics correlate with traditional emergency medicine post-conference speaker evaluations?3CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine
Fear factor: The unseen perils of the Ebola outbreak8Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists0.69
Breaking the Limits of Time and Space: How Twitter is Helping #medlibs Collaborate and Communicate. A Descriptive Study14Journal of Hospital Librarianship
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)52Europace4.021
Twitter for travel medicine providers6Journal of Travel Medicine1.579
“How can I help you hear?” The transforming power of six little words259British Medical Journal
“Nothing about us without us”—patient partnership in medical conferences735British Medical Journal
Crafting a positive professional digital profile to augment your practice2Neurology Clinical Practice
Will social media make or break medical conferences?45British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460)
Online Discussion on #KidneyStones: A Longitudinal Assessment of Activity, Users and Content10PLoS ONE3.057
Quantifying the Twitter Influence of Third Party Commercial Entities versus Healthcare Providers in Thirteen Medical Conferences from 2011 – 201328PLoS ONE3.057
Live tweeting in medicine: ‘Tweeting the meeting’34International Review of Psychiatry2.275
Social media, medicine and the modern journal club31International Review of Psychiatry2.275
Perspectives on social media in and as research: A synthetic review46International Review of Psychiatry2.275
Social media and medical education: Exploring the potential of Twitter as a learning tool71International Review of Psychiatry2.275
A personal reflection on social media in medicine: I stand, no wiser than before21International Review of Psychiatry2.275
Creating a Virtual Journal Club: A Community of Practice Using Multiple Social Media Strategies31Journal of Graduate Medical Education
JGME-ALiEM Hot Topics in Medical Education Online Journal Club: An Analysis of a Virtual Discussion About Resident Teachers26Journal of Graduate Medical Education
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 Medicine20Journal of eScience Librarianship
Twitter : a tool to improve healthcare professionals’ awareness of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial stewardship0South African Medical Journal1.632
Networking opportunities for learning disability nurses0Learning Disability Practice
CATALISE: a multinational and multidisciplinary Delphi consensus study. Identifying language impairments in children28PeerJ Preprints2.1
Using Twitter in Health Professional Education: A Case Study16Journal of Allied Health

The Platform

Symplur Signals is an explorative research platform with built-in analytical healthcare social media tools. Powerful features include:

  • 25 unique analytical reports. With focus on tweet meta, people and the content.
  • 20 powerful filters. With Boolean operators and RegEx.
  • 50 knowledge base articles. Great documentation and method description.
  • Team collaboration. Bookmark reports and share analysis with team.
  • Customize algorithms. Sentiment algorithm and healthcare stakeholder categorization can be customized.
  • R friendly. All the data you see can be exported to CSV.

The Data

Being fully focused on healthcare has its benefits. We've already collected and categorized the tweets for you by disease, condition, and medical term with over 6 years of history.

  • 1.7 billion healthcare tweets.
  • 16,863 predefined topics.
  • 19,889 hashtags.
  • 1000s of keywords, symptoms, drug names, and Twitter users.
  • 6 years of history.

An introduction to Symplur Signals for research

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We offer a customized Professional plan for researchers who have a research project where the final outcome is either a published journal article, conference poster or conference presentation. Requirements

  • You are an individual researcher.
  • Your outcome is to publish this research.

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  • Peer-review Option: A FREE 1 week extra access at your convenience to conduct analysis based on reviewer feedback (must use within 6 months).
  • Assistance with methodology description.

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  • You are a team of researchers or an academic institution.
  • Your outcome is to publish this research.

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  • Assistance with methodology description.

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