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Social Media and the Patient Experience

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of the American College of Radiology, December 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (91st percentile)

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86 tweeters
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1 Facebook page

Citations

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Title
Social Media and the Patient Experience
Published in
Journal of the American College of Radiology, December 2016
DOI 10.1016/j.jacr.2016.09.006
Pubmed ID
Authors

C. Matthew Hawkins, Andrew J. DeLaO, Colin Hung

Abstract

As patients continue to turn to online resources for health care information to guide their care decisions, it is becoming increasingly important for radiologists to engage with patients online via social media platforms. There are many ways physicians can use social media to provide patients with valuable information and improve the overall patient experience. By optimizing online discoverability, curating radiology content, engaging with patient communities, and producing mineable social media content, radiologists can emerge as thought leaders in this new form of patient-centered communication and information exchange.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 1%
Unknown 77 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 19 24%
Unspecified 10 13%
Student > Bachelor 10 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 10%
Other 7 9%
Other 24 31%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 21 27%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 26%
Unspecified 13 17%
Computer Science 8 10%
Social Sciences 5 6%
Other 11 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 57. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 26 March 2019.
All research outputs
#304,148
of 13,538,683 outputs
Outputs from Journal of the American College of Radiology
#69
of 2,338 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#13,889
of 376,982 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of the American College of Radiology
#9
of 107 outputs
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