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Foundation: 1997

Mission: The Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau is a healthcare service provider serving its area of influence and a leading institution in Catalonia in terms of excellence in these services. It is a competitive and dynamic hospital in its fields of activity: healthcare, teaching and research. It is open to society and its healthcare environment, as well as being person-oriented. Moreover, it is also a leader as a specialized tertiary and high complexity healthcare centre at a national and international level.

Vision: The Hospital strives to continue to set the standard in Catalonia as a leading centre based on the excellence of its healthcare, teaching and research services, strongly integrated within its area of influence and boasting a high level of qualification in human, professional and technological terms. It also aims to be the leading provider of healthcare services in the population within the area of influence that it covers. In order to achieve its vision, the Hospital focuses its effort on the following strategic lines of action: Improving coordination with other levels of healthcare in order to provide a more responsive and effective service. Modernizing healthcare processes and implementing greater clinical management in order to adapt to modern times and anticipate the need of users. Orienting the Hospital towards innovation and research to develop new processes, techniques and treatments that improve the patients’ quality of life. Dedicating efforts and resources to implementing Information and Communication Technologies to ensure more effective knowledge management. Improving clinical safety with the creation of new ethical committees, the implementation of the Code of Good Practices and the continuity of the Hospital staff.



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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 698th410th398th112th621st91st
Medicine 574th292nd284th66th524th46th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 677th356th355th112th582nd68th
Psychology 461st218th213th41st431st25th

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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