Complejo Hospitalario Virgen del RocioHealth


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Foundation: 1955

Mission: The work of the Virgen del Rocío University Hospital, in its commitment to the Andalusian Public Health System, will be done from the ground up, with the participation of everyone and will seek to improve the level of health of citizens and their satisfaction, meeting their expectations, guaranteeing continuity of care, doing so efficiently, in line with the available resources and the characteristics of our population, constituting a hospital that adds knowledge, skills and abilities of professionals of recognized prestige and who will be, independently, national and international reference.

Vision: The Virgen del Rocío University Hospital is a centre of excellence at the service of citizens, integrating all aspects of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that require specialised care based on the best available evidence, in an efficient manner, responding to citizens' expectations and promoting continuity in health care. It prioritizes safety, quality and humanization of patient care. It collaborates and participates actively in defining strategies for the Andalusian Public Health System, in order to achieve sustainability, through leadership in policies to contain spending, as well as promoting teaching and research and innovation. It promotes leadership in the implementation of comprehensive plans in the context of the Andalusian Public Health System. Exerts leadership in applied and translational clinical research based on the promotion of IBiS. It maintains close collaboration with Primary Care for the establishment of forms, protocols, criteria for referral and shared management of patients, guaranteeing continuity of care. It promotes leadership in the organization of both theoretical and practical teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as continuous training. It encourages leadership in the promotion of citizen participation. Leads the implementation of centers, services or units of national and European reference. Promotes Corporate Social Responsibility.



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Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 702nd414th402nd116th625th93rd
Medicine 630th343rd335th92nd580th68th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 681st359th358th114th586th70th
Psychology 777th449th446th152nd737th74th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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