2017 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 2017 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2018) contains excellent news for Blood, the original journal of the American Society of Hematology:

  • Impact Factor increased from 13.164 to 15.132!
  • With 167,858 total citations generated in 2017, Blood is the most-cited journal in hematology, #23 out of the 12,271 journals
  • 0.27804 Eigenfactor Score ranks Blood #1 in Hematology, #27 out of all journals


2017 Impact Factor


2nd in Hematology

2017 Total Citations


1st in Hematology
#23 of all 12,271 indexed journals

2017 Eigenfactor®


1st in Hematology
#27 of all 12,271 indexed journals

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Note: All data from Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2018). More information about Eigenfactor® can be found at