Quality development

Patients have a right to safe, high-quality treatment. The Confederation’s Quality Strategy (2009) and implementation report (2011) lay the cornerstones for further enhancing quality and patient safety. Efforts are focusing on quality measurement and improvement.

Amendment of the Health Insurance Act (HIA): Improving quality and cost effectiveness

Quality: why is action needed?

Who is responsible for quality?

In the relevant legislation, various players are responsible for quality assurance and promotion.

What are the Federal Council’s goals?

How is transparency on quality being achieved?

How is quality being improved?

Current projects

Last modification 23.11.2020

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