The University Hospital of Cruces is situated in the city of Baracaldo. It is one of the largest health care centres in the country of Basque. Also it is one of the hospitals of Basque Health Service which reputedly attends the patients of the city of Baracaldo, Bilbao, Uribe, Encartaciones. It is also a famous referred speciality hospital for Child Cardiac Surgery, Liver Transplantation, Large Burns and Kidney Transplantation. As per the published reports of Coordinating Institute for Governance and Applied Economics in 2016, it is considered as the best, modern hospital in the Basque.
Hospital de Cruces Is designed by Martín José Marcide Odriozola one of the famous architects in the country, It is initiated in year 1955, July with a revenue plan of 12 million pesetas and 350 beds. They have organised based on the health care specialties of ENT, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Urology, Traumatology,Pediatrics, Tocology and Gynaecology. This hospital is an Osakidetza integrated health care organization, which have a fame of providing highly specialized services in Primary and Hospital Care.
They together strive for the health of citizens and shares knowledge and latest useful research innovations for the sustainability of the proper health system in the society. They organize campaigning on prevention and early diagnosing of diseases, as its always said prevention is better than cure. They are determined to improve the health results of citizens. They always work with transparency and efficiency. They have separate committee for evaluating their activity and which looks after proper running of needs in hospital. They have a future vision on innovative researches which has transformed their way of attending and offering secure quality health care services to citizens.
This hospital has separate Innovation Committee constitutes of the Senior Management members, which assures guaranteed operational decision-making. The main functions of this committee are to promote and encourage the innovation. To approve and elaborate the annual plan of innovation, its also involved in evaluating the ideas of innovation transferred from the Team of Ideas, to select those that will become innovation project.