Advising companies navigating industry challenges to manage costs.

We assist healthcare organizations that are confronted with new and fast-paced challenges to ensure that current systems are designed as efficient as possible by providing our expertise to guarantee long-term productiveness and profitability. 

Healthcare providers are counting on developing innovative business models, becoming more cost efficient and thinking critically about new delivery systems, all while staying agile with industry trends and developments. 

KPMG has specialized in healthcare topics over an extensive period. Our advisors are accomplished experts with in-depth experience who understand the healthcare environment and challenges up close.

KPMG House of Services

Our assistance is pragmatic and target-oriented, focusing on the following four areas:

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Financial Leadership

Swiss healthcare institutions are being subjected to intensifying competition. Creating meaningful fundamental information bases and a target-oriented financial leadership is extremely important for the long-term success of healthcare institutions.

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Healthcare organizations are facing multiple challenges, which must be managed on both the cost and revenue side. We support you with tried-and-tested procedures to identify your own potential for cost and revenue optimization.

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Strategy & Transformation

Topics such as demography, an increase in outpatient treatments, and integrated care are increasing the strain on healthcare institutions even further. Healthcare managers are under pressure to find adequate and long-term solutions.

  • Health policy planning
  • Hospital strategy & management structures
  • Hospital transformation
  • Integrated care
  • Real estate management
  • Governance & compliance management
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Digital & Technology Transformation

The growing digitalization in healthcare can be a challenge to traditional business models. It will require the adjustment of processes, patient communication and organization as well as strategies to meet the latest technological requirements.

REKOLE® as accounting standard of hospitals

The Swiss-wide recognized cost accounting standard, REKOLE®, assures that statements on causes can be made at the level of cost centers and that cost units are comparable in order to serve as a management and decision-making tool. We offer coaching, certification, and internal audits for REKOLE®.

  • Determination of the status of your cost accounting and financial management
  • Alignment of the KORE according to the hospital standard and future-oriented expansion to flexible standard or process cost accounting
  • Certification of REKOLE® cost accounting according to H+ rules and recertification after four years
  • Organization and execution of the annual internal REKOLE® audits after receiving the certificate
Cost accounting according to REKOLE

Cost accounting according to REKOLE

Clarity on Healthcare

In this section, you’ll find the latest contributions from our Clarity on Healthcare. Gain insights into upcoming developments in the healthcare industry. We regularly share valuable information, studies, and more.

The financial landscape and current challenges of Swiss hospitals: Snapshot 2023 & Outlook 2024

How have Swiss hospitals evolved in recent years? What are the prospects for the near future, and what challenges must they overcome?

We surveyed 48 hospitals and clinics and analyzed their annual reports. Explore the summary of key findings.

More insights

Healthcare as a digital innovation driver?

Interview with Philomena Colatrella, CEO, CSS

Electronic Patient Records and Certifications

Digital and technological transformation in the healthcare industry.

Integrated care

Integrated care models take center stage (PDF in German).

Healthcare professionals

The main concerns of healthcare organizations, strategic directions and recommended actions.

Joachim Eder on changes in the Swiss healthcare system

What about the sustainable orientation of the Swiss healthcare system, the increasing cost pressure and the rising demands of patients?

Interview with Visana-COB Lorenz Hess

Lighthouse project: Integrated care in the Swiss healthcare system (in German).

Your key contacts

Did you find an answer to your question on our website? We are happy to support you with your next challenge and are available to you as a sparring partner without obligation.

We look forward to hearing from you. 

Michael Herzog

Partner, Sector Head Healthcare, Head Audit Not-for-profit organizations and public sector

KPMG Switzerland

Marc-André Giger

Director, Sector Head Government & Public

KPMG Switzerland

Walter Gratzer

Director, Government & Healthcare

KPMG Switzerland

Gabriela Kern

Director, Government & Healthcare

KPMG Switzerland