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Leveraging Twitter to Maximize the Radiology Meeting Experience

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of the American College of Radiology, January 2018
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#29 of 2,075)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (95th percentile)

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1 news outlet
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156 tweeters

Citations

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Title
Leveraging Twitter to Maximize the Radiology Meeting Experience
Published in
Journal of the American College of Radiology, January 2018
DOI 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.10.022
Pubmed ID
Authors

Vivek Kalia, Daniel A. Ortiz, Amy K. Patel, Andrew K. Moriarity, Cheri L. Canon, Richard Duszak

Abstract

Over recent years, social media engagement has proliferated among physicians, health care systems, scientific journals, professional societies, and patients. In radiology, Twitter (Twitter Inc, San Francisco, California) has rapidly become the preferred social media engagement tool and is now an essential activity at many large radiology society meetings. Twitter offers a versatile, albeit simple, platform for anyone interested in engaging with others, regardless of title, stature, or geography. In radiology and other medical specialties, year-after-year increases in Twitter engagement before, during, and after professional society meetings continue with widespread positive feedback. This short-form messaging tool also allows users to connect and interact with high-impact individuals and organizations on an ongoing basis (rather than once a year during large meetings). Through live-polling, Twitter also has the power to gather global opinions on issues highly relevant to radiology's future, such as the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) or breast cancer screening. Also increasingly popular is "live-tweeting" of curated meeting content, which makes information from the meeting accessible to a global audience. Despite the promise of growing professional networks and enabling discussions that cross geographic boundaries, the risks of Twitter use during radiology meetings must be recognized and mitigated. These include posting of unpublished data without consent (eg, slide content captured on camera phones), propagation of misinformation, and copyright infringement. Despite these issues and with an eye towards professionalism, Twitter can nonetheless be used effectively to increase engagement among radiologists, radiology societies, and patients.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 13 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 5 38%
Student > Bachelor 2 15%
Other 2 15%
Student > Postgraduate 1 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 8%
Other 2 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 6 46%
Unspecified 5 38%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 8%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 111. 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 29 October 2018.
All research outputs
#116,123
of 12,271,878 outputs
Outputs from Journal of the American College of Radiology
#29
of 2,075 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,394
of 344,697 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of the American College of Radiology
#4
of 85 outputs
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