Key data on Swiss hospitals 2020

The sixteenth edition of the publication «Key figures for Swiss hospitals», published by the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH), contains like the previous version data for each Swiss hospital. The information is based on the 2020 data of the Hospital Statistics and the Medical Statistics of Hospitals collected by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO). They provide an overview of the hospitals structure, patients, benefits, offer/supply, staff and financial situation as well as the illness average severity of acute in-patients. Article 59a of the Health Insurance Act, previously article 22a of the Health Insurance Act, together with Article 31 of the Health Insurance Ordinance, provide the legal basis for this publication.

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Schedule the publication of the dataset
Issued date
March 23, 2021
Modification date
May 17, 2022
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Temporal coverage
January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020
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Bundesamt für Gesundheit BAG - Office fédéral de la santé publique OFSP - Ufficio federale della sanità pubblica UFSP
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Office fédéral de la santé publique - section gestion de données et statistique DMS
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