9. Scientific Publications by Private Health Institutions

The category "Private Health Institutions" includes Private Health Institutions active in the health sector such as private hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, research centers etc. When compared to the rest Institution Categories –presented in the previous chapters–, this Category  made the least contribution to the total number of Greek publications. However, the category displays the highest citation impact indicator values. 

This chapter includes analytical data for the key players in this Category. More specifically, these are: St. Luke's Hospital, the Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, the Henry Dunant hospital, the Ηellenic Cooperative Oncology Group, the IASO Group, the HYGEIA Group (which includes Hygeia General Hospital, MITERA and LETO Maternity Hospitals).

The table below presents the number of publications produced by the institutions and citations that their publications received for the period 2006-2010 and compares them to relevant data obtained for the period 2004-2008 (data emerged from EKT’s previous study).

 

ΧΡΩΜΑ

PRIVATE HEALTH INSTITUTIONS

ABBREVIATION

2004-2008

2006-2010

Number of publications

Number of citations

Number of publications

Number of citations

 

Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences

AIBS

239 1,211 329 2,810

 

Athens Medical Group

Iatriko

96 253 103 365

 

Euroclinic Athens

Euroclinic

82 445 106 419

 

Hellenic Cooperative Oncology Group

HeCOG

31 1,066 44 259

 

HENRY DUNANT hospital

HENRY DUNANT

364 4,395 385 4,858

 

HYGEIA Group

Hygeia

201

1,123 209 1,013

 

IASO Group

IASO

66 213 68 229

 

Metropolitan Hospital

Metropolitan

76

468 90 800

 

St. Luke's Hospital

St. LUKE

26

51 32 101

 

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