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Swiss Health Economics Workshop (SHEW)

On September 8, 2017 the CSS Institute organizes the third Swiss Health Economics Workshop (SHEW) in Lausanne. This year’s workshop is organized in collaboration with the Swiss Society of Health Economics and the 4th European Health Economics Association PhD Student-Supervisor and Early Career Researcher Conference. The SHEW will start with a joint plenary session to be held in the Hotel Aquatis next door. In the afternoon, the SHEW will have parallel sessions at Centre CSS Romandie (see the program and map for more details).

Registration for the SHEW is now open. The registration fee is 55 Swiss Francs and includes lunch and coffee.



The CSS Institute organized two conferences in 2015.

Swiss Health Economics Workshop

On Friday September 11 the CSS organized the second Swiss Health Economics Workshop. This scientific conference took place at the headquarters of CSS Insurance and welcomed all Swiss health economists.

More than 50 health economists participated. In 15 presentations – each relating to the Swiss health system – the latest research was shared. Here is a list of the topics which were discussed:

  • Personalized medicine 
  • Physician drug dispensing
  • Payment system
  • Managed Care
  • Deductible choice and health care demand
  • Willingness to pay for end-of-life treatments
  • Effects of organized mammography screening
  • Labor market effects of negative health shocks
  • Drug side effects costs
  • Improvement of risk adjustment
Conferences 2015
Conferences 2015

Risk Adjustment Network

From 28 to 31 October 2015 the CSS Institute organized the yearly meeting of the Risk Adjustment Network.


On September 13 2013 the first „Swiss Health Economics Workshop" was organized.


In collaboration with the Swiss Association for Health Economics the European Conference on Health Economics from 18 to 21 July 2012 was organized.

Furthermore, the CSS Institute organized the annual meeting of the Risk Adjustment Network in July 2012.