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Hospital Del Mar, Barcelona (PsMAR)

In January 2010, the Generalitat of Catalonia and Barcelona City Council approved the establishment of Parc de Saut MAR of Barcelona in place of IMAS (Institut Municipal d’Assistència Sanitària), which was established in 1983.

PsMAR is large organization that includes various public health services and provides some of the most dynamic systems in the city, including knowledge-care, teaching and research. It also offer a variety of services that brings together all levels of care: acute care to patients, social healthcare, mental health and primary care.

Hospital del Mar is the main healthcare institution that treats medical conditions of medium and high complexity.  Social and mental healthcare are concentrated at the Centre Forum. The centre offers 24-hour psychiatric emergency care, and acute care hospitalization.

Parc de Salut MAR is involved in front line medical research and it is a part of the Biomedical Research Park of Barcelona (PRBB) through the “Instititut Municipal d’Investigació Mèdica (IMIM)”.



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