2016 Impact Factor for Blood

Blood strengthens its position as the top journal in hematology and a leading medical journal in the world.

The newly released 2016 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2017) contains excellent news for Blood, the original journal of the American Society of Hematology:

  • Impact Factor increased from 11.847 to 13.164!
  • With 161,962 total citations generated in 2016, Blood is the most-cited journal in hematology, #19 out of the 12,085 journals
  • 0.31360 Eigenfactor Score ranks Blood #1 in Hematology, #23 out of all journals


"The newly released publication metrics in terms of impact factor, number of citations, and Eigenfactor mark the significance of the Blood journal for hematology and beyond." Blood Editor-in-Chief, Bob Löwenberg


2016 Impact Factor


2nd in Hematology

2016 Total Citations


1st in Hematology
#19 of all 12,085 indexed journals

2016 Eigenfactor®


1st in Hematology
#23 of all 12,085 indexed journals


Note: All data from Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2017). More information about Eigenfactor® can be found at