U.S. Department of Health and Human Services *Government

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Foundation: 1953

Mission: It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.hhs.gov

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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 Government 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

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 33rd9th22nd9th
Arts and Humanities 60th34th54th32nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 6th3rd4th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 647th211th526th183rd
Chemistry 112th52nd74th51st
Computer Science 148th46th87th43rd
Dentistry 37th13th27th12th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 425th182nd357th165th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 439th141st364th124th
Energy 369th116th258th106th
Engineering 181st70th110th67th
Environmental Science 58th15th33rd15th
Mathematics 206th62nd141st59th
Medicine 3rd3rd3rd3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3rd1st1st1st
Physics and Astronomy 93rd42nd64th42nd
Psychology 25th15th25th14th
Social Sciences 83rd38th69th35th
Veterinary 1st1st1st1st

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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