BMJ, a global healthcare knowledge provider, is pleased to announce that award-winning* BMJ Impact Analytics is available at Baylor College of Medicine.

Under this new agreement, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) will have access to BMJ Impact Analytics, the first research impact tool focused on health and social care, reinforcing the university’s commitment to supporting a healthy, responsible impact culture in research.

Developed in collaboration with pioneering start-up Overton, BMJ Impact Analytics is the most comprehensive tool to track and share the real-world impact of medical and health research. It helps academic institutions and funders discover where research has been cited in clinical guidance and health policies worldwide. It uniquely shows direct links to patient outcomes (citing BMJ’s leading decision support tool, BMJ Best Practice) and provides citations in context.

Sheila Ryan, PhD, Assistant Vice President for Clinical Research Initiatives at Baylor College of Medicine, said, “The adoption of BMJ’s analytics platform enhances BCM’s vision of how we improve health worldwide through scientific scholarship and collaborations across disciplines and groundbreaking initiatives in basic, translational, and clinical research.”

Anca Babor, Director Customers and Markets, Publishing & Events at BMJ, said, “We are thrilled to be working with Baylor College of Medicine. Our vision for a healthier world aligns, and I am delighted BMJ Impact Analytics will support BCM in its important mission of furthering education, healthcare and community service locally and globally.It will do this by going beyond traditional metrics, offering insights into the real-world impact of health and social care research. Together, we look forward to driving innovation, improving patient outcomes, and contributing to the global advancement of healthcare knowledge.”

*BMJ Impact Analytics received the ALPSP Award for Innovation in Publishing 2023

About BMJ

BMJ is a global healthcare knowledge provider with a vision for a healthier world. The values-driven organisation shares knowledge and expertise to improve health outcomes through three key areas: publishing and events, careers and learning, and digital health.

As a producer of clinical decision support tools, educational resources, events, and careers services, and publisher of 65 scientific journals, we empower health professionals to make better evidence-based decisions and improve patient outcomes.

About BMJ Impact Analytics

BMJ Impact Analytics is the most up-to-date and comprehensive tool you can use to track and share the real-world impact of your medical and health research. If you fund, publish, or produce research or policy, BMJ Impact Analytics tracks where it’s cited in Clinical Guidance and Health Policy worldwide.

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About Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine ( in Houston is recognised as a health sciences university and is known for excellence in education, research and patient care. It is the only private medical school in the greater Southwest and is ranked 22nd among medical schools for research and 16th for primary care by U.S. News & World Report. Baylor is listed 20th among all U.S. medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding and No. 1 in Texas.

The Baylor paediatrics programme ranked 8th among all paediatric programmes, reflecting the strong affiliation with Texas Children’s Hospital where the faculty care for paediatric patients and students and residents train. Nationally, the university’s physician assistant programme was ranked 3rd in the health disciplines category and its nurse anaesthesia programme ranked 2nd. Located in the Texas Medical Center, Baylor has affiliations with seven teaching hospitals and jointly owns and operates Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, part of CHI St. Luke’s Health.

Currently, Baylor has more than 3,000 trainees in medical, graduate, nurse anaesthesia, physician assistant, orthotics and genetic counselling as well as residents and postdoctoral fellows.