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Committed to making children smile
As a partner of the Theodora Foundation, Helsana does its part to help 100,000 sick children a year to forget their illness, if only for a little while. Show your commitment.
Robots in healthcare: avatar Nao
Although the use of robots in healthcare remains controversial, there are already some examples of how successful they can be – take avatar Nao.
Medication costs in Switzerland have risen to CHF 7.5 billion
Helsana’s 2018 Drug Report shows that medication costs covered by basic insurance in Switzerland are at an all-time high.
Why health insurance premiums are going up
Health insurance premiums go up every year. Read here to find out which factors are driving healthcare costs upwards and where the money goes.
Premium development and saving tips
EB member Rudolf Bruder explains why the standard model's average premium has little meaning and how you can optimise your premium.
Interesting facts about premiums
Read some interesting facts from the Helsana premium report on health insurance premiums here.
Heart surgeon Thierry Carrel on second opinions
In the interview, Thierry Carrel explains when to seek a second opinion, what it achieves for the patient and the best way to prepare for it.
FAQ: Insurance cover abroad
What should you do in case of emergency while abroad, and how much does repatriation to Switzerland cost? The answers are available here.
Emergency in Zillertal Valley
A skiing accident thwarted the holiday plans of Alice Herrmann and Erwin Achleitner.