Quality indicators of the Swiss acute care hospitals 2017

The quality indicators of the Swiss acute care hospitals include details of treatments provided at Swiss hospitals in 2017. Given values include the number of cases, figures for subcategories (e.g. rates of caesarean section), mortality rates for specific clinical patterns and procedures as well as selected lengths of stay and transfer rates. The indicators are intended to give the interested public an overview of activities conducted at hospitals largely financed by health insurance premiums and taxes, and to allow patients to make their choice of hospital based on facts. It is also intended to provide specialists at the hospitals concerned and outside with a basis for comparison between hospitals and inject a new aspect into discussions on quality.

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Title for URL of the dataset
Qualitätsindikatoren der Schweizer Akutspitäler 2017
Schedule the publication of the dataset
Issued date
June 5, 2020
Modification date
June 5, 2020
Update interval
Annual_deprecated, please change!
Temporal coverage
January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Publisher Information
Bundesamt für Gesundheit
Contact points
Bundesamt für Gesundheit, Sektion Datenmanagement und Statistik
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