Spanish Private Hospital with the best reputation

In 2019, for the sixth time in a row, the Clínica Universidad de Navarra, topped all Spanish private hospitals in terms of medical care reputation, according to the Health Reputation Monitor’s ranking.

The Clínica Universidad de Navarra continues, for the sixth consecutive year, at the forefront of the best Spanish private hospitals ranking.

In addition, the Clinic as a private hospital, has obtained the first position in the 17 medical specialties, whereas in the general classification of the group of public and private hospitals, it has been rated in the Top 10 in the 16 medical services.
There have been more than one hundred public and private centers evaluated. In
addition, a record participation in the study was obtained with 6,149 healthcare
professionals surveyed and with 2,853 specific objective indicators of 2,525 clinical services evaluated.

Top 17 specialties among private hospitals

The MRS analyzes the best hospitals within the 25 medical specialties. According to this ranking, the Clinic as a private hospital has exceled across 17 of them:

  • Allergology
  • Digestive System
  • Cardiology
  • General and Digestive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Pharmacy
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Pneumology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiodiagnosis
  • Rheumatology

About MRS

The Health Reputation Monitor (MRS) is, according to the very organization, the only independent study that analyzes the reputation of the entire Spanish health system and evaluates the actors of the health system throughout three different stages:

The first one based on the assessment carried out by medical professionals (hospital specialists as well as family and community medicine doctors), the second step consists of the valuation of nurses, managers and heads of hospitals, nurse managers, directors of pharmaceutical companies, hospital pharmacy managers, patient associations as well as journalists and health informants taking as a basis the 13 reputation variables for clinical services.

Lastly, all the above-mentioned evaluations are complemented by the third analysis of more than 2,853 specific objective indicators of 2,525 clinical services.

The whole process is reviewed by an independent KPMG organization in accordance with the ISAE 3000 standard, and is endorsed by collegiate organizations of doctors and
nurses, as well as patient associations and health journalists.