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Social Media As a Leadership Tool for Pharmacists.

Overview of attention for article published in Hospital Pharmacy, July 2015
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#19 of 205)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (79th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (80th percentile)

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Title
Social Media As a Leadership Tool for Pharmacists.
Published in
Hospital Pharmacy, July 2015
DOI 10.1310/hpj5007-644
Pubmed ID
Authors

Toney, Blake, Goff, Debra A, Weber, Robert J, Blake Toney, Debra A. Goff, Robert J. Weber

Abstract

The profession of pharmacy is currently experiencing transformational change in health system practice models with pharmacists' provider status. Gaining buy-in and support of stakeholders in medicine, nursing, and other advocates for patient care is critical. To this end, building momentum to advance the profession will require experimentation with and utilization of more efficient ways to disseminate relevant information. Traditional methods to communicate can be inefficient and painstakingly slow. Health care providers are turning to social media to network, connect, engage, educate, and learn. Pharmacy leaders can use social media as an additional tool in the leadership toolkit. This article of the Director's Forum shows how social media can assist pharmacy leaders in further developing patient-centered pharmacy services.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 18%
Canada 1 9%
Unknown 8 73%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Professor > Associate Professor 2 18%
Researcher 2 18%
Student > Postgraduate 2 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 9%
Other 3 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 4 36%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 18%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 9%
Unspecified 1 9%
Computer Science 1 9%
Other 2 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. 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 06 November 2016.
All research outputs
#1,813,762
of 11,340,430 outputs
Outputs from Hospital Pharmacy
#19
of 205 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#62,381
of 312,720 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Hospital Pharmacy
#1
of 5 outputs
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