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Foundation: 1979

Mission: The mission of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans, by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering sound, sustained advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.hhs.gov

Subordinate organizations:

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.

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +50th12th25th12th
Arts and Humanities +70th32nd65th30th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 7th4th5th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 1149th247th794th217th
Chemistry 140th43rd79th40th
Computer Science 198th56th111th52nd
Dentistry 63rd19th43rd18th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1094th211th695th192nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1029th198th700th170th
Energy 954th168th541st153rd
Engineering +233rd67th128th63rd
Environmental Science 84th14th30th14th
Mathematics 233rd57th135th53rd
Medicine +5th3rd3rd3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3rd1st1st1st
Physics and Astronomy 110th42nd68th42nd
Psychology 30th19th30th17th
Social Sciences +91st39th75th36th
Veterinary 5th2nd2nd2nd

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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