The Service Unit Healthcare develops offerings for health and prevention services and supports the pharmacies so they can offer care and advisory services in stores, digitally and also at home. Partnerships with players in the healthcare sector are likewise being established for this purpose.
Mediservice cares for patients in a variety of ways, ranging from the direct dispatch of prescription medicines and the monitoring of medications to inhome care. The Bichsel Group specialises in the manufacture of individual medicines and medical devices as well as home care services in the field of home nutrition and home dialysis. Medifilm complements the range with the customised packaging of medicines. Apodoc is an ideal opportunity to gain experience in the cooperation between doctors and pharmacists. Lifestage Solutions develops and operates a fully integrated digital trading platform for home care organisations and nursing homes, which simplifies daily workflows for its customers using digitalisation and state-of-the-art technology.
The Business Units of Healthcare
- Mediservice is a specialty pharmacy that focuses on the pharmaceutical personal care market. While the company continues to provide direct delivery, in recent years it has successfully expanded its activities providing home and pharma care support services for in-home care of long-term and chronically ill patients, including specialist care and treatment for select, complex diseases. In particular, in addition to the provision of complex and costly medications, its service offering includes tailored assistance and treatment services, evaluation services for the pharmaceutical market and administrative support and advice on the scope and applicability of medical insurance regulations.
- The Bichsel Group, which was founded in 1948 in Interlaken, is a specialised Swiss company with a strong focus on the manufacture of individual medicines and medical devices as well as home care services in the field of home dialysis and home nutrition. On the one hand with “Grosse Apotheke Dr. G. Bichsel AG”, an established pharmacy ideally located in Interlaken, which additionally counts among the largest manufacturers of magistral prescriptions in Switzerland. On the other hand with “Laboratorium Dr. G. Bichsel AG”, which manufactures standard infusions and registered finished products for the Swiss market and can respond quickly and specifically to the special requirements of doctors and hospitals.
- Medifilm is the Swiss pioneer in the field of preparing medicines and food supplements individually on behalf of pharmacies and according to the treatment plan for permanent and long-term patients (blister packaging). The clients of Medifilm are pharmacies and residential homes.
- Apodoc is an innovative pharmacy with its own medical practice at Hardbrücke station in Zurich. Interprofessional cooperation has existed here for years.
- Lifestage Solutions develops and operates an innovative digital, offline-capable trading platform for home care organisations and nursing homes. The platform enables its customers to order the medical supplies, care products and services required for the daily needs of home care and nursing home patients, such as food deliveries, in a fully automated process.