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In English | Swiss healthcare system

The Swiss healthcare system in terms of structures, main stakeholders, political framework and regulations


Monday, June 27th, 2022




09.00 – about 17.30


Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich,
Lagerstrasse 2, 8090 Zürich

Learning objectives

  • Outline the Swiss health care system with its most important regulations, main stakeholders, processes, structures, financing mechanisms and the political framework
  • Listing the most important future developments with an impact on the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, such as digitalisation, minimum case load, outpatient before inpatient, vertical integration of hospitals, highly specialised medicine, Tarmed, flat rates per case in the outpatient sector, monistic financing, MDR

Structure of content


Swiss healthcare

  • Distribution of roles between the federal government and the cantons
  • Costs and financing
  • Future challenges

Important tariff structures

  • Services under the KVG, service providers under the KVG
  • Tariffs in the Swiss healthcare system
  • Selected tariffs and prices: Tarmed, other outpatient tariffs, SwissDRG, pricing of drugs

Legal basis


Switzerland’s health policy

  • Current and future reform projects
  • Health Technology Assessment
  • The future of remuneration in Switzerland

Target groups

  • Sales Manager, Service Manager
  • Key Account Manager, Account Manager
  • Product Manager, product specialists
  • Market Access
  • Commercial Assistants
  • Public Affairs
  • Business Development
  • Finance
  • New in Life Sciences
  • Interested persons from the healthcare sector
  • Employees from abroad who wish to acquire specific knowledge of Switzerland

Seminar leader

Dr. med. Peter Indra MPH

Leiter Amt für Gesundheit
Gesundheitsdirektion des Kantons Zürich



General Information

Seminar fee per person for one seminar day (excl. VAT)

  • CHF    980.00   for shqa members
  • CHF 1’480.00   for non-members

These fees include: seminar documentation, confirmation of participation, lunch, drinks/catering during breaks.

Cancellation conditions

The cancellation fee is:
  • up to 60 calendar days before the start of the seminar: free of charge
  • up to 59 calendar days before the start of the seminar: 30 % of the seminar fee
  • up to 31 calendar days before the start of the seminar: 50 % of the seminar fee
  • up to 15 calendar days before the start of the seminar: 100 % of the seminar fee
Substitutions for participants who are unable to attend as well as rebookings are possible. An administration fee of CHF 150 will be charged.
Cancellations are only valid in written form.
In the event of non-attendance, the entire seminar fee is due.

Number of participants

The number of participants is limited.
Registrations will be considered in the order in which they are received.

Quality/training credits

The seminar is based on learning objectives. 6.5 SwAPP/SGPM credits per day.


Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich,
Lagerstrasse 2, 8090 Zürich

5 minutes walk from Zurich main station (exit Europaallee/Sihlpost, access via stairs to Campusplatz).
Nearest parking facilities:
  •     City Parking Gessnerallee, Gessnerallee 14, 8001 Zurich
  •     City Parkhaus AG, Löwenstrasse 61, 8001 Zurich
  •     Parking garage main station, Sihlquai 41, 8005 Zurich

Ihr Ansprechpartner

Stephanie Deuber / Nina Needré, +41 41 500 07 80, academy@shqa.ch

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