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Press release, 19 March 2015
Stéphan Studer (39) has worked at the University Hospital Lausanne (CHUV) since 2008 and since 2012 he has been employed as the Administrative Director of the Department of Musculoskeletal Medicine and the Department of Clinical Neuroscience. Prior to this, he worked as Deputy Administrative Director of both departments. During his employment at the University Hospital of Lausanne, he set up a new centre for hand surgery as well as the Department of Physical Medicine.
From 2006 to 2008, he worked as Project Manager and was heavily involved in setting up the Department of Musculoskeletal Medicine, which emerged as a result of the merger of the Orthopaedic Hospital in French-speaking Switzerland (Suisse Romande) with different departments at CHUV. Prior to this, Stéphan Studer worked as a research assistant at the Haute Ecole de Santé (University of Health Sciences) in the canton of Vaud. Up until 2015, he was also employed as an international football referee by FIFA, the world football association.
Stéphan Studer is a qualified physiotherapist. He has a Masters in Social Sciences from the University of Lausanne as well as an Executive MBA, with specialisation in healthcare, from the University of Geneva. He was born in Geneva and is married with two children.
His predecessor, Paul Hökfelt (61), has successfully led Clinique La Colline since 2011. Important milestones during this period include the expansion from four to six operating theatres, the introduction of new outpatient services, the opening of an emergency medical service and the increase in bed capacity. With the influx of new medical specialists, Clinique La Colline has strengthened its position as a leading provider in the field of surgery, including orthopaedics, in the canton of Geneva. Paul Hökfelt will remain on the Board at Clinique La Colline and take over the position of Chairman of the Board as of 1 July 2015.
The Hirslanden Private Hospital Group consists of 16 hospitals in 11 cantons. The Group has a good 2,100 employed and affiliated doctors, and 7,800 staff members. Hirslanden is the leading private hospital group and the largest medical network in Switzerland. In the 2013/14 financial year, it generated a turnover of 1,437bn Swiss francs. On 31 March 2014, over 87,200 patients were being treated as inpatients at the 14 hospitals with a total of 420,000 inpatient days. In insurance terms, the patient mix consists of 41.4% basic, 33.0% semi-private, and 25.6% private insured patients. Hirslanden operates a total of 12 emergency units and emergency admission, and thus contributes to the basic medical cover for the Swiss population.
Hirslanden Private Hospital Group stands for first class medical quality, made possible with highly qualified, experienced doctors. In medical terms, Hirslanden stands out in the market as a system provider. Interdisciplinary medical competence centres and specialist institutes enable optimal and individual treatment of cases, whatever their level of medical complexity. The private hospital group was formed in 1990 out of the merger of a number of private hospitals, and became part of the South African hospital group Mediclinic International Limited in 2007.