History

2017

Acquisition of the Linde private hospital

With the acquisition of the Linde private hospital, Hirslanden closes the gap between the Berne and Swiss Plateau care regions whilst also gaining access to the canton of Jura.

2016

Opening of practice centre in Düdingen

With the practice centre in Düdingen (FR), Hirslanden Berne strengthens its range of extensive basic care. This includes various specialist medical consultations in addition to family medicine and radiology.

2015

Schaffhausen Railway Station Practice Centre

The Schaffhausen Railway Station Practice Centre includes a family doctor and walk-in practice, plus practices of specialists who are accredited with Klinik Belair as affiliated doctors.

2014

Acquisition of Clinique La Colline in Geneva and swissana clinic meggen

With the acquisition of Clinique La Colline in Geneva, the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group expands its presence in Western Switzerland. Also acquired in 2014, the swissana clinic in Meggen, Lucerne works closely together with Klinik St. Anna and has a day clinic in addition to inpatient facilities. 

Opening of the Hirslanden Männedorf Institute of Radiotherapy

The Hirslanden Männedorf Institute of Radiotherapy is run by specialists and doctors from Klinik Hirslanden and offers patients from the east coast of Lake Zurich therapy options close to home.

2013

Opening of Berne Railway Station Practice Centre

At the Berne Railway Station Practice Centre, patients receive rapid access to a wide range of services, covering basic care, walk-in emergency care and specialist medical consultations.

Aussenansicht Praxiszentrum am Bahnhof Bern
2011

St. Anna Main Station Lucerne

The St. Anna Main Station Lucerne is the first outpatient centre at the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group.

2010

Acquisition of Klinik Stephanshorn

With its diverse range of medical services, Klinik Stephanshorn contributes to the basic medical care of all insurance classes in the canton of St. Gallen. 

First in-depth quality report

Apart from the university hospitals, there are only a few hospital groups in Switzerland that publish their quality data as openly as Hirslanden. 

2007

Takeover by the South African hospital group Mediclinic International

The existing owners decide to sell the Hirslanden Group, with the South African hospital group Mediclinic International the preferred bidder thanks to its focus on long-term investment.

2005

Acquisition of Klinik St. Anna

Klinik St. Anna in Lucerne is the oldest and currently the second-largest hospital at the Hirslanden Group.

2002

Takeover by the investor group BC Partner Funds

Founded in 1932, Klinik Hirslanden has been owned by UBS (formerly SBG) since 1944, with the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group following in 1990. In 2002, the bank sells the Group to the investor group BC Partner Funds, who push forward with the rapid qualitative and quantitative development of the Group. 

1997 - 2002

Acquisition of seven private hospitals

Seven further private clinics join the group between 1997 and 2002: Klinik Permanence in Berne (1997), Clinique Bois-Cerf in Lausanne (1998), Klinik Belair in Schaffhausen and AndreasKlinik Cham Zug (2001), Salem-Spital in Berne, Klinik Birshof in Münchenstein (BL) and Klinik Am Rosenberg in Heiden (AR) (2002).

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1990

Amalgamation of five hospitals to form the Hirslanden Private Hospital Group

In 1990, Zurich-based Klinik Hirslanden joins forces with four other clinics from Aarau (im Schachen), Berne (Beau-Site), Lausanne (Cecil) and Zurich (Im Park) respectively to establish Switzerland’s first-ever private group of hospitals.