Top Articles (Article-Level Metrics)

 
 
Rank Article Tweets Tweets per MonthA
Tweets Influence FactorB
Twimpact Factor (tw7)C Twindex7D
 
1
Can Tweets Predict Citations? Metrics of Social Impact Based on Twitter and Correlation with Traditional Metrics of Scientific Impact
Gunther Eysenbach
J Med Internet Res 2011;13(4):e123
(Dec 16, 2011)
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5 5.00 0.00 529 100
 
 
2
Understanding the Factors That Influence the Adoption and Meaningful Use of Social Media by Physicians to Share Medical Information
Brian S McGowan, Molly Wasko, Bryan Steven Vartabedian, Robert S Miller, Desirae D Freiherr, Maziar Abdolrasulnia
J Med Internet Res 2012;14(5):e117
(Sep 24, 2012)
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4 4.00 0.00 142 100
 
 
3
The 1% Rule in Four Digital Health Social Networks: An Observational Study
Trevor van Mierlo
J Med Internet Res 2014;16(2):e33
(Feb 4, 2014)
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1 1.00 0.00 118 100
 
 
4
Mobile Health Applications for the Most Prevalent Conditions by the World Health Organization: Review and Analysis
Borja Martínez-Pérez, Isabel de la Torre-Díez, Miguel López-Coronado
J Med Internet Res 2013;15(6):e120
(Jun 14, 2013)
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4 4.00 0.00 106 100
 
 
5
Social Media: A Review and Tutorial of Applications in Medicine and Health Care
Francisco Jose Grajales III, Samuel Sheps, Kendall Ho, Helen Novak-Lauscher, Gunther Eysenbach
J Med Internet Res 2014;16(2):e13
(Feb 11, 2014)
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1 1.00 0.00 104 95
 
 
6
Community Management That Works: How to Build and Sustain a Thriving Online Health Community
Colleen Young
J Med Internet Res 2013;15(6):e119
(Jun 11, 2013)
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10 10.00 0.00 101 100
 
 
7
Opportunities and Challenges for Smartphone Applications in Supporting Health Behavior Change: Qualitative Study
Laura Dennison, Leanne Morrison, Gemma Conway, Lucy Yardley
J Med Internet Res 2013;15(4):e86
(Apr 18, 2013)
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16 16.00 0.00 97 95
 
 
8
Is Biblioleaks Inevitable?
Adam G Dunn, Enrico Coiera, Kenneth D Mandl
J Med Internet Res 2014;16(4):e112
(Apr 22, 2014)
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3 3.00 0.00 91 100
 
 
9
Definition of Health 2.0 and Medicine 2.0: A Systematic Review
Tom H Van De Belt, Lucien JLPG Engelen, Sivera AA Berben, Lisette Schoonhoven
J Med Internet Res 2010;12(2):e18
(Jun 11, 2010)
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2 2.00 0.00 89 100
 
 
10
A New Dimension of Health Care: Systematic Review of the Uses, Benefits, and Limitations of Social Media for Health Communication
S Anne Moorhead, Diane E. Hazlett, Laura Harrison, Jennifer K Carroll, Anthea Irwin, Ciska Hoving
J Med Internet Res 2013;15(4):e85
(Apr 23, 2013)
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5 5.00 0.00 87 90
 
 
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Total Tweets
 
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Tweets Influence Factor
 
Twimpact Factor (TWIF) tw7
 
Twindex7

A Tweets per month statistic may be artifically inflated for newly published articles

B Tweets Influence Factor (TIF): number of tweets x avg. influence of tweeters (influence is determined by how often all tweets of that person are retweeted by others)

C Twimpact Factor (TWIF) tw7: Number of mentionings in tweets (tweetations) within first 7 days after article publication (Eysenbach 2011)

D Twindex7 (Eysenbach 2011): Rank percentile of this article when its twimpact factor (tw7) is compared to 19 previously published articles. Range 0-100, with higher scores reflecting higher impact on Twitter. Articles with a Twindex greater than 75 have a 75% chance of being highly cited (top quartile by citation), articles with a Twindex less than 75 have a 7% chance to be highly cited.