Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has once again been named among the top four research hospitals in Canada. HHS ranked fourth in Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals 2020 by Research Infosource Inc., an independent, leading source of ranking information on Canadian research hospitals, universities, colleges and corporations. Each year, it releases results on the top 40 research hospitals in the country, based on total research spending.
“HHS has been holding strong in the top four for the past seven years,” says Dr. Ted Scott, vice president of research and chief innovation officer for HHS. “This ranking further establishes HHS as a leader in health research investment nationally and internationally.”
In a separate category for Canada’s 19 large hospital systems, HHS earned a place in the `Winners Circle’ by ranking third in hospital intensity, which represents research spending as a portion of total institution spending. The Winners Circle celebrates top hospitals in large, medium and small size categories.
HHS also ranked in the top half of large hospital systems for researcher intensity, placing seventh. This category represents HHS researchers’ ability to attract a high level of investment.
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