The Kantonsspital St. Gallen (German for: Canton of St. Gallen-Hospital) is the main hospital of the Canton of St. Gallen and the sixth largest of Switzerland. It lies in the center of St. Gallen, the capital of the canton. Through interdisciplinary and interprofessional networking of the specialists of around 50 hospitals, institutes and disciplines, as well as the provision of medical competence centers, patients can be thoroughly investigated, treated and cared for.The organizational structure of the cantonal capital St.Gallen consists of the management, the medical departments I-IV, the department of interdisciplinary medical services, the interdisciplinary centers as well as the departments of management, operations & infrastructure, finance, care as well as the department of construction and space.
The management is the operational management body of the cantonal capital St.Gallen and represents this externally. The members of the management are responsible for the objectives and interests of the cantonal capital St.Gallen and are responsible in particular for the strategy and implementation of the performance specifications. The management consists of a chairman and several department heads.
The Canton of St.Gallen is home to the cantonal hospital in St.Gallen and the hospitals of Rorschach and Flawil. The canton of St.Gallen is the center of Eastern Switzerland. The houses in Rorschach and Flawil are fully integrated into the cantonal hospital St.Gallen on all levels - medical, logistic and personnel. They ensure basic medical care for the population in the respective regions. As one of the largest hospitals in Switzerland, the Cantonal Hospital of St.Gallen also provides center functions for the population of the city of St.Gallen as well as center functions for the inhabitants of the entire canton of St.Gallen as well as the neighboring regions. The aim of the Cantonal Hospital of St.Gallen is to treat, care for and advise people on the basis of scientific knowledge. The company wants to offer economically justifiable, high-quality medical services. For this reason, more than 5 500 employees work hand in hand at the St.Gallen Cantonal Hospital around the clock.
At the cantonal hospital of St.Gallen, extensive educational tasks are also being performed and officially recognized training, further education and training are offered in all the medical disciplines represented. The company is an active and cooperative partner of all institutions involved in healthcare. People are expertly treated, cared for and advised according to scientific knowledge. It is actively involved in forward-looking research projects. The St.Gallen cantonal hospital has the standard of university facilities in terms of supply and quality. The same guidelines apply at all hospital locations. This level is also to be maintained at a reasonable cost in the future. The St.Gallen cantonal hospital employs more than 5,000 people and offers more than 700 training places.
The goal of the St.Gallen Cantonal Hospital is to further support and supplement the medical services through research in order to ensure the university level and the treatment of patients in the future according to the latest medical knowledge. esearch and innovation play a central role at the Cantonal Hospital of St.Gallen. Research activities focus on patient-related clinical research. This allows the continuous increase in the quality of medical care. This gives patients access to innovative treatment methods. The Clinical Trials Unit, which is the only non-university hospital in Switzerland, offers the best support to clinical research.The goal of the St.Gallen Cantonal Hospital is to further support and supplement the medical services through research in order to ensure the university level and the treatment of patients in the future according to the latest medical knowledge.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Kantonsspital St. Gallen that are published in OMICS International journals.