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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7 7.00 0.00 529 100
 
 
2
Crowdsourcing Malaria Parasite Quantification: An Online Game for Analyzing Images of Infected Thick Blood Smears
Miguel Angel Luengo-Oroz, Asier Arranz, John Frean
J Med Internet Res 2012;14(6):e167
(Nov 29, 2012)
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3 3.00 0.00 175 100
 
 
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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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19 19.00 0.00 142 100
 
 
4
The Use of Social Networking Sites for Public Health Practice and Research: A Systematic Review
Daniel Capurro, Kate Cole, Maria I. Echavarría, Jonathan Joe, Tina Neogi, Anne M Turner
J Med Internet Res 2014;16(3):e79
(Mar 14, 2014)
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10 10.00 0.00 110 100
 
 
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Using Online Health Communities to Deliver Patient-Centered Care to People With Chronic Conditions
Martijn van der Eijk, Marjan J Faber, Johanna WM Aarts, Jan AM Kremer, Marten Munneke, Bastiaan R Bloem
J Med Internet Res 2013;15(6):e115
(Jun 25, 2013)
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7 7.00 0.00 107 100
 
 
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Increased Use of Twitter at a Medical Conference: A Report and a Review of the Educational Opportunities
Douglas RA McKendrick, Grant P Cumming, Amanda J Lee
J Med Internet Res 2012;14(6):e176
(Dec 11, 2012)
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3 3.00 0.00 105 95
 
 
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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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9 9.00 0.00 104 95
 
 
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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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4 4.00 0.00 89 100
 
 
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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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3 3.00 0.00 87 95
 
 
10
Wikis and Collaborative Writing Applications in Health Care: A Scoping Review
Patrick M Archambault, Tom H van de Belt, Francisco J Grajales III, Marjan J Faber, Craig E Kuziemsky, Susie Gagnon, Andrea Bilodeau, Simon Rioux, Willianne LDM Nelen, Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Alexis F Turgeon, Karine Aubin, Irving Gold, Julien Poitras, Gunther Eysenbach, Jan AM Kremer, France Légaré
J Med Internet Res 2013;15(10):e210
(Oct 8, 2013)
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3 3.00 0.00 75 100
 
 
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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.