Spanish Private Hospital with the best reputation

In 2022, for the eighth 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.

Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology stand out, both in third position in the overall ranking among public and private hospitals, and in first position among private hospitals.

The Monitor de Reputación Sanitaria (MRS) has once again singled out the Clínica Universidad de Navarra as the Spanish private hospital with the best reputation, a recognition that this center has obtained for the eighth consecutive year and uninterruptedly since the first edition of this ranking.

The Clinic is also first among private hospitals in 22 medical specialties out of the 26 analyzed in the study. In the overall ranking of all public and private hospitals, 21 medical services at the Clínica were among the top ten in Spain. In both cases, these are the Clinic's best records in the eight editions of the MRS.

Two specialties stand out: Medical Oncology, which this year climbed two positions compared to the previous year, ranking third in the entire Spanish healthcare system and first among private hospitals, and Radiation Oncology, whose specialty enters the ranking for the first time, ranking third among all hospitals and first and only among private hospitals.

La Clínica leads among private hospitals in 22 specialties

The MRS, in turn, analyzes the best hospitals in a total of 26 medical specialties. According to this ranking, La Clínica has obtained the first place among private hospitals in 22 specialties:

  1. Allergology
  2. Digestive System
  3. Cardiology
  4. General Digestive System Surgery
  5. Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology
  6. Dermatology
  7. Endocrinology and Nutrition
  8. Hospital Pharmacy  
  9. Hematology
  10. Internal Medicine
  11. Nephrology
  12. Pneumology.  
  13. Neurology.  
  14. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 
  15. Medical Oncology.  
  16. Radiation Oncology.  
  17. Otorhinolaryngology.  
  18. Psychiatry.  
  19. Radiodiagnostics.  
  20. Rheumatology.  
  21. Urology.  
  22. Other services.

About the MRS

The Monitor de Reputación Sanitaria (MRS) is, as described by the organization, the only independent study that analyzes the reputation of the entire Spanish healthcare system and through which the actors in the healthcare system have been evaluated based on three assessments: the first, the assessment made by medical professionals (hospital specialists and family and community medicine doctors); the second, the assessment of nurses, hospital managers and directors, nurse managers, pharmaceutical company directors, hospital pharmacy managers, patient associations, journalists and health reporters based on 16 reputation variables for clinical services; all these assessments are complemented by the third analysis of more than 2,853 specific objective indicators of 2,853 different types of reputation. 853 specific objective indicators for 2,704 clinical services.

In total, 10 evaluations and 6,777 professional surveys were carried out in 2022.

The study was carried out by Análisis e Investigación, Spain's leading market research institute, and the methodology and results were independently reviewed by KMPG in accordance with the ISAE 3000 standard.