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Foundation: 1989

Mission: HUCA is a public, university and reference hospital that contributes to the well-being of citizens by providing health care and carrying out teaching and research activities, with criteria of quality, safety, efficiency, sustainability and innovation, promoting the commitment and development of its professionals and responding to the expectations and needs of society.

Vision: HUCA wants to be a Public Hospital of reference in assistance, teaching and research, oriented to the integral and interdisciplinary attention, centered in the needs of the users, and organized by agile processes in a welcoming and comfortable environment. To achieve this, we want to have competent and motivated professionals in an innovative hospital, modern in technology and organization and efficient in the use of resources. We want to be a flexible hospital that meets the expectations of our society: open, cooperative and competitive.



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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 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 755th466th454th144th678th115th
Medicine 694th404th395th140th644th96th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 627th319th314th90th532nd55th

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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