HealthAugust 17, 2017

Wolters Kluwer announced impact factor gains across its Lippincott portfolio and Medknow open access titles

IF Gains for 61% of the Lippincott Portfolio with 30 Lippincott Titles Increasing 25% or More; 78% of the Medknow Journals Increased Their IF Scores.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced Impact Factor gains across its Lippincott and Medknow journal portfolio. The latest Impact Factor (IF) scores and specialty rankings are based on the 2016 Journal Citation Report (Clarivate Analytics).

The Medknow open access journal portfolio had a stellar performance with 78% of the 32 titles listed in the JCR seeing an increase in their IF rating over the previous year. Six journals saw significant gains including the International Journal of Shoulder Surgery, Neural Regeneration Research, CytoJournal, National Medical Journal of India, Journal of Minimal Access Surgery, and Journal of Research in Medical Sciences.

For Lippincott’s 201 titles listed in the JCR rankings 61% of the journals had gains over the previous year with 15 titles increasing 25% or more. Lippincott publishes the #1 ranked titles in the following subject categories: Education, Scientific Disciplines, Hematology, Peripheral & Vascular Disease, Rehabilitation, and Surgery.

In the top 5 ranks, Lippincott holds 25 spots across 18 specialties; in the top 10 rankings Lippincott holds 51 spots across 33 specialties; and rounding out the top 20 rankings, Lippincott holds 91 spots across 44 specialties.

Lippincott leading specialties with top ranked titles

Top ranking Lippincott-published journals span many core and specialty medical, nursing, and allied health categories:

Allergy

One of the top 20 titles in the Allergy category:
#11 Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (IF 3.463)

Anatomy & Morphology

One of the top 10 titles in the Anatomy & Morphology category:
#8 Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology (IF 1.634)

Anesthesiology

Seven of the top 10 and eight of top 20 titles in the Anesthesiology category:
#2 Anesthesiology, published on behalf of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (IF 5.660)
#3 Pain, published on behalf of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IF 5.445)
#5 Anesthesia & Analgesia, published on behalf of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IF 4.014)
#6 Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology (IF 3.925), published on the behalf of the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care
#7 European Journal of Anaesthesiology (IF 3.570), published on the behalf of the European Society of Anaesthesiology
#8 Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, published on behalf of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (IF 3.515)
#9 Clinical Journal of Pain (IF 3.492)

Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology

One of the top 5 titles in the Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Category:
#3 Ear & Hearing (IF 2.842), the official title of the American Auditory Society

Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems

Three of the top 10 and five of the top 20 titles in the Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems category:
#2 Circulation, published on behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 19.309)
#5 Circulation Research, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 13.965)
#10 Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association
(IF 7.198)

Clinical Neurology

One of the top 10 and two of the top 20 titles in the Clinical Neurology category:
#10 Neurology (IF 8.32), published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology

Critical Care

Two of the top 10 and five of the top 20 titles in the Critical Care category:
#4 Critical Care Medicine, published in conjunction with the Society of Critical Care Medicine (IF 7.050)
#10 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, published in conjunction with the Society of Critical Care Medicine (IF 3.495)

Education, Scientific Disciplines

One of the top 10 titles in Education, Scientific Disciplines category:
#1 Academic Medicine (IF 5.255) , official journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Emergency Medicine

One of the top 10 and two in the top 20 titles in the Emergency Medicine category:
#8 European Journal of Emergency Medicine (IF 2.025)

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

One of the top 20 titles in the Gastroenterology and Hepatology category:

Health Policy Services

One of the top 10 and two in the top 20 titles in Health Policy Services
#7 Medical Care, published on behalf of the American Public Health Association (IF 2.897)

Healthcare Sciences & Services

One of the top 5 titles in Healthcare Sciences & Services
#3 Academic Medicine, official journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges (IF 5.255)

Hematology

One of the top five and two of the top 10 titles in the Hematology category:
#1 Circulation Research, published on behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 13.965)
#6 Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 6.607)

Infectious Diseases

One of the top ten and three of the top 20 titles in the Infectious Diseases category:
#10 AIDS (IF 5.003)

Nursing

One of the top 10 titles and two of the top 20 titles in the Nursing category:
#9 Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (IF 2.105)

Nursing (Social Science)

One of the top ten titles and two of the top 10 titles in the Nursing category:
#9 Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (IF 2.105)

Obstetrics & Gynecology

One of the top five titles and two in the top twenty titles in the Obstetrics & Gynecology category:
#3 Obstetrics & Gynecology, published on behalf of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (IF 5.426)

Ophthalmology

One of the top ten and two of the top 20 titles in the Ophthalmology category:
#8 Retina, The Journal of Retinal and Vitreous Diseases, (IF 3.700)

Orthopedics

One of the top five titles in the Orthopedics category.
#2 Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (IF 4.840)

Otorhinolaryngology

One of the top five and three of the top 20 titles in the Otorhinolaryngology category:
#5 Ear & Hearing (IF 2.842), the official title of the American Auditory Society

Pathology

One of the top five titles in the Pathology category
#5 American Journal of Surgical Pathology (IF 5.363)

Pediatrics

One of the top 10 titles and two top 20 titles in the Pediatric category:
#9 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, published in conjunction with the Society of Critical Care Medicine (IF 3.495)

Physiology

One of the top 10 titles in the Physiology category:
#10 Exercise and Sport Science Reviews (IF 4.431)

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Five of the top 5 and eight of the top 20 titles in the Peripheral Vascular Disease category:
#1 Circulation, published on behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 19.309)
#2 Circulation Research, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 13.965)
#3 Hypertension, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 6.857)
#4 Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis & Vascular Biology, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 6.607)
#5 Stroke, published on the behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 6.032)

Psychology

One of the top 10 titles in the Psychology category:
#10 Psychosomatic Medicine (IF 3.863), published on behalf of the American Psychosomatic Society

Public, Environmental & Occupational Health

One of the top 10 titles in the Public, Environmental & Occupational Health category:
#9 Epidemiology (IF 5.986)

Public, Environmental & Occupational Health (Social Science)

One of the top five titles in the Public, Environmental & Occupational Health category:
#3 Epidemiology (IF 5.986)

Radiology

One of the top five titles, two of the top ten and three of the top 20 titles in the Radiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging category:
#4 Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, published on behalf of the American Heart Association (IF 6.803)
#9 Investigative Radiology (IF 5.195)

Rehabilitation

One of the top ten and two of the top 20 titles in the Rehabilitation category:
#6 Journal of Head Trauma & Rehabilitation (IF 3.214), top title in Rehabilitation in the Social Sciences, official journal of the Brain Injury Association of America

Rehabilitation (Social Science)

#1 Journal of Head Trauma & Rehabilitation (IF 3.214), top title in Rehabilitation in the Social Sciences, official journal of the Brain Injury Association of America

Rheumatology

One of the top 10 titles in the Rheumatology category:
#7 Current Opinion in Rheumatology (IF 4.475)

Sport Sciences

One of the top give and two of the top 10 titles in the Sport Sciences category:
#5 Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (IF 4.431), published on behalf of the American College of Sports Medicine
#6 Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (IF 4.141), published on behalf of the American College of Sports Medicine

Surgery

One of the top five, three of the top 10 and four of the top 20 titles in the Surgery category:
#1 Annals of Surgery, affiliated with the American Surgical Association and the European Surgical Association (IF 8.980)
#8 American Journal of Surgical Pathology, affiliated with The Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists and The Gastrointestinal Pathology Society (IF 5.363)
#10 Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, (IF 4.840)

Transplantation

One of the top 10 and three in the top 20 titles in the Transplantation category:
#8 Transplantation (IF 3.678), official journal of The Transplantation Society

Virology

One of the top five titles in the Virology category:
#5 AIDS (IF 5.003)

Rankings are published annually in the Journal Citation Reports®, a registered trademark of Thomson Reuters. Impact Factor (IF) is a measurement of the frequency by which an article in a scholarly journal is cited in a particular year. It is considered by many to be a measure of a journal’s influence and prestige.

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