Altmetric released its annual Top 100 list of published research papers that have generated significant online attention and discussion from all over the world, including from post-publication peer-review forums, patient advocacy groups, mainstream news media, and social media.
Article #1 – United States Health Care Reform: Progress to Date and Next Steps
Article #2 – Medical error—the third leading cause of death in the US
Article #3 – Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger
In the past year, Altmetric has tracked over 17 million mentions of 2.7 million different research outputs. These are the top 100 most-discussed journal articles of 2016.