Hospital Regional Universitario de MalagaHealth


Spain in SCImago Media Rankings

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Foundation: 1956

Mission: Our MISSION is to provide specialized health services to all people who freely choose us, offering quality care focused on the patient and user. Quality, based on continuous improvement, efficiency, kindness and responsibility, together with transparency, are values that are present in our activity. To continue innovating in care and management techniques and procedures, as well as to continue promoting research and training among professionals are necessary elements to continue advancing in professional and personal development as the only possible way to assume our challenge before society. A society that demands a more human and personalized treatment, that needs to participate in the decisions that are taken in health matters, and before which we professionals have to give answers that improve accessibility and information needs.

Vision: Our VISION is to strengthen our position as a healthcare, technological and educational reference, where citizens perceive that their health and well-being come first, and where professionals feel that they are participants in the goals and objectives of the centre.


Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

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 areas/categories

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-27IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +911th283rd228th79th603rd45th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3679th1239th1156th397th2533rd247th
Medicine +3110th1038th919th308th2159th184th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1798th574th504th146th1235th96th

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.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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