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In 2015, the HUG controlled costs related to management, logistics and maintenance of property and equipment, absorbing fluctuations linked to hospital activity and the increase in services and equipment, while continuing efforts to manage and optimize energy consumption.


Surgical activity

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In 2015, the growth in surgical activity, observed since 2011, slowed down (-0.3%), by reducing the patient base from the border. Of the 26,234 interventions carried out, 6905, or 26%, were in outpatient care.


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How much does a day in hospital really cost?

Taking into account all areas of care and patients treated, a day in hospital costs an average of 1581 francs. From 784 francs in rehabilitation to 5000 francs in intensive care, the cost per patient* varies depending on the use of the technical platform and the type of care.



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Walking support

The Levant Foundation is a non-profit organization that works in the field of rehabilitation and funds various projects at the Beau-Séjour Hospital. The latest equipment given to the HUG by this organization is a walking support device.

Paediatric oncology

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Looking ahead through CanSearch

CanSearch, a foundation specialized in childhood cancer finances projects as part of the HUG's paediatric haematology and oncology unit. The purpose of this unit is to treat children with cancer or blood diseases, and to carry out research in order to improve the understanding and treatment of these conditions.