Ospedale infantile Burlo Garofolo IRCCSHealth


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Foundation: 1968

Mission: The Burlo Garofolo, as a highly specialized hospital of national importance and in accordance with the guidelines of the Regional Social and Health Plan, guarantees high-complexity and specialty assistance for the maternal and childcare area in regional, national and international network with paediatrics structures and Obstetrics-Gynecology regional and with the Italian Paediatric Hospitals. It also guarantees basic maternal and child care for the Trieste area, in Collaboration with the Integrated University Health Agency of Trieste. The Burlo, as IRCCS, in accordance with the Directives of the Ministry of Health and in network with other IRCCS, it carries out research activities institutionally translational and management clinic in the maternal and child care environment, representing the reference for the Region in the definition of health policies in this scope. The Burlo, as a reference point for the University Clinical Department of Medical, Surgical and Health Sciences of the University of Trieste for the mother-child environment, ensures the integration of the activities of assistance, didactics and research, contributing to the achievement of the objectives ...of the university.

Vision: The strategic vision of the Burlo is oriented to: Ensuring the same high level of health for all children, adolescents... and the women of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, either directly or indirectly, by playing the role of regional hub for the maternal and child area, in a hub-spoke system not only in hospitals, but also in hospital-territory, while coordinating research and innovation, as well as teaching and training for the mother-child area. Developing its role in the national welfare and scientific network and international in order to compare and transfer experiences, as well as to represent a pole of attraction for patients and professionals, while promoting the growth and development of other health realities, especially in disadvantaged areas of the world.


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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.

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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-28OECDItaly
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 760th471st459th683rd76th
Medicine 783rd491st482nd733rd105th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 977th534th557th861st100th

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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