Hospital de Basurto is a public health center situated in the Basurto neighborhood of the Biscayan capital and has transportation by road, metro, line of FEVE Cercanias and tram. It is dependent on the Basque Health Service and is currently a university hospital. Along with University Hospital of Cruces, Hospital de Basurto is also one among of the hospitals of Basque Health Service, reputedly offers and treats the patients of the city of Baracaldo, Uribe, Bilbao and Encartaciones. It is a famously referred hospital for Liver Transplantation, Child Cardiac Surgery, Large Burns and Kidney Transplantation. It is one of the busiest health care centres in Basque. Hospital de Basurto is designed by Enrique Epalza, the municipal architect and it was inaugurated on 1908, November 13. It consists of a fifteen buildings complex and pavilions that is divided according to the existing specialties and departments. In the year 2005, especially the emergency department attended 141,567 patients; a figure only surpassed in the Autonomous Community by the Hospital Donostia and the Hospital de Cruces. Hospital de Basurto has the all the aspects and necessary planning’s for smooth work flow, research activities and training. Their commitment for the health of citizens is always noteworthy and their views of sharing knowledge and latest useful research innovations for proper health system in the society are highly appreciable. They setup health checkups for elderly and organize campaigning on prevention of dreadful diseases, as prevention is better than cure. They are always focused on improving the health of citizens and work with efficiency. They have a special committee of experts for estimating the quality and smooth running of services in hospital. They do several research works on innovative and clinical studies which has resulted in quality health care services to citizens. They setup targets in providing the citizens with quality health care, also organises training programs for different departments in Health Sciences.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Hospital de Basurto that are published in OMICS International journals.