Meeting of the International Society of Orthopedic Centers (ISOC) April 29 – May 01, 2010 (Bologna). ISOC Meeting April 29 – May 01, 2010 (Bologna) Presenting the Schulthess Clinic Zurich. Background of Matthias Spielmann. Position Overview 2003 – datoCEO Schulthess Clinic, Zurich (CH)
Meeting of the International Society ofOrthopedic Centers (ISOC)April 29 – May 01, 2010(Bologna)
ISOC Meeting April 29 – May 01, 2010(Bologna)
Presenting the Schulthess Clinic Zurich
2003 – datoCEO Schulthess Clinic, Zurich (CH)
1976 – 1982Grammar School in Economics; Zug (CH)
1983 – 1987Hotel Management School; Lausanne (CH)
1992 – 1994Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Zurich (CH)
2002 – 2004Master of Health Administration (MHA); University of Bern (CH)
2009European Health Leadership Programme, INSEAD; Fontainebleau (F)
Overview of career
1988 – 1996Manager/Vice Director/COO in Catering-, Hospital- and Hotel- Industry
1996 – 1997COO Ami Clinic; Cham (CH)
1998 – 2003CEO Public Hospital; Riehen (CH)
(divided in 26 cantons)
Economic CapitalsZurich and Geneva
Main IndustryBanking & Insurance
ProductionJohnson & Johnson
Med. Tech.Zimmer GmbH
●Health providing in Switzerland 2007:
US$ 52 Mia
2007 = 10,8% GDP (USA 15,3%/F 11,0%)
Social insurance in Switzerland
●The federal statute of the new health insurance system was introduced 1996 and revised in the meantime three times already.
●Each person in Switzerland is insured obligatory (premium per head) and has therefore the right to get all medical services without paying additional fees.
●Auxiliaryinsured patients are free in the choice of the doctor as well as the hospital.
Please dive in now for some minutes in the
world of Schulthess Clinic in Zurich!
Focus Orthopedic surgery
Owned bynon-profit foundation
Turnover 2009US$ 139 million
University clinic grade “A”
(Swiss Olympic Medical Center; FIFA Medical Center)
Employees/totally800 of it are
Physician35 Orthopedic Surgeons
(resident system = all employed)
Number of cases total8‘000
Divided after departments
Hand Surgery 850
Foot and Ankle Surgery1‘400
Spine Surgery (incl. Neurosurgery)1‘300
Pediatric Orthopedics 200
The dream of…
…a low cost medicine!
Thank you for your attention!