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Health spending accounted for 11.4% of GDP in Switzerland in 2010, almost two percentage points higher than the OECD average of 9.5%.
This publication is a second review of the Swiss Health System and is an update on the review carried out in 2006.
The Swiss health system is one of the world’s best but must adapt to deal with rising costs and higher rates of cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, according to a new OECD/WHO report.
This report provides an update to the information and analysis presented in the Review of the Swiss Health System published by the OECD and the WHO in 2006, with a particular focus on three issues: health workforce, health insurance markets and governance of the Swiss health system.
Description of the OECD's work on Long-Term Care.
Information regarding the status of implementation of the System of Health Accounts in OECD countries, including SHA tables, working papers and reports on implementation.
OECD Reviews of Health Systems are in-depth studies of the health system of member countries.
The Swiss population enjoys good health and universal access to a comprehensive range of modern health services, with unconstrained choice of provider. Nonetheless, policy makers are faced with considerable policy challenges.
Information on the status of implementation of OECD's A System of Health Accounts in Switzerland.