Complejo Hospitalario Regional Virgen MacarenaHealth


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Foundation: 1974

Mission: The work of the Virgen Macarena University Hospital, in its commitment to the Andalusian Public Health System, will be carried out from the base with the participation of everyone and will seek to improve the level of health of citizens, and their satisfaction, meeting their expectations, ensuring continuity of care, doing so efficiently, in line with available resources and the characteristics of our population, constituting a hospital based on knowledge, skills and abilities of professionals of recognized prestige and will be autonomous national and international reference.

Vision: -The Virgen Macarena 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.
-They prioritize safety, quality and humanization of patient care. -They collaborate and actively participate in the definition of strategies of the Andalusian Public Health System, in the achievement of sustainability, through leadership in policies of expenditure containment, as well as the promotion of teaching and research and innovation. -Promote leadership in the implementation of comprehensive plans in the context of the Andalusian Public Health System.
-Leadership in applied and translational clinical research.
-Close collaboration with Primary Care to establish forms, protocols, referral criteria and shared management of patients, ensuring continuity of care. -Leadership in the organization of both theoretical and practical teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, continuing education -Leadership in promoting citizen participation.
-Leadership in the implementation of national and European centres, services or reference units.
-Leadership and promotion of 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 865th566th560th226th787th168th
Medicine 793rd501st492nd222nd743rd143rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 725th391st392nd136th628th83rd

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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