Huashan Hospital Ranked the Third in 2015 Analysis on the Scientific Research Competitiveness of Shanghai 3A Hospitals
Huashan Hospital is ranked the third in the report entitled the 2015 Analysis on the Scientific Research Competitiveness of Shanghai 3A Hospitals recently released by Shanghai Health Development Research Center. As to the discipline of internal medicine, the departments of infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology is ranked top, the department of rheumatism immunology, the second, and the department of endocrinology, the third in the report. As to the surgical discipline, the department of neurosurgery is ranked the first, and the departments of urology and orthopedics, the third. In addition, the departments of dermatology and rehabilitation medicine were ranked the first place, the department of psychiatry, the second, and the departments of medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics gerontology, the third.
In 2015, Huashan Hospital has made progress in almost every index analyzed in the report including per capita contribution and scientific research input and output except for the number of national funded natural science projects and the number of practical patents. Improvements have been seen in clinical specialties. As for the internal medicine disciplines, 3 departments were ranked first, one, second, and one, third in 2015, while in 2014 only 3 disciplines ranked second. The traditional strengths of Huashan, i.e., neurosurgery, urology, orthopedics, dermatology, rehabilitation medicine, laboratory diagnosis, medical imaging, and psychiatry, were acknowledged with top ranks.