Vivantes Hospital Group

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Vivantes Hospital Group
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Vivantes Hospital "Am Urban" (2016)
Vivantes Hospital Group is located in Germany
Vivantes Hospital Group
Geography
LocationBerlin, Germany
Coordinates52°29′39″N 13°24′31″E / 52.494167°N 13.408611°E / 52.494167; 13.408611Coordinates: 52°29′39″N 13°24′31″E / 52.494167°N 13.408611°E / 52.494167; 13.408611
Organisation
Care systemState
Affiliated university
Services
Beds5,856 (2019)[1]
Links
Other linksList of hospitals in Germany
Company
Founded1874 Edit this on Wikidata
Headquarters,
Germany Edit this on Wikidata
RevenueIncrease EUR€ 1.3 billion[1] (2019)
Number of employees
17,372 (2019) Edit this on Wikidata
Websitewww.vivantes.de Edit this on Wikidata

The Vivantes Hospital Group is a state-owned healthcare company operating hospitals, primary health care centers, nursing facilities and other medical centers in Berlin. The company runs 10 hospitals with total capacity of about 6,000 beds and more than 17,000 employees.

Structure[edit]

The Vivantes Hospital Group was founded in 2001. The hospital group includes 10 hospitals with around 100 medical departments and institutions, rehabilitation centers, 40 centers of excellence, primary healthcare facilities, 12 nursing facilities and other outpatient and inpatient healthcare facilities in Berlin.[2] The hospital group has a capacity of about 6,000 beds and more than 17,000 employees, 2,300 of which are physicians. According to the company, it is the biggest state-owned hospital group in Berlin providing hospital care for about a third of patients in the city seeking inpatient care.

The hospitals in the group are:

  • Vivantes Humboldt-Klinikum
  • Vivantes Klinikum Spandau
  • Vivantes Klinikum Am Urban
  • Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria-Klinikum
  • Vivantes Wenckebach-Klinikum
  • Vivantes Klinikum Neukölln
  • Vivantes Klinikum Kaulsdorf
  • Vivantes Klinikum im Friedrichshain
  • Klinikum Prenzlauer Berg
  • Vivantes Ida-Wolff-Krankenhaus

It runs an international department, Vivantes International Medicine, to coordinate the medical tourism,[3] for which Berlin is one of the popular destinations.[4]

The state of Berlin undertook a bank guarantee for 180 million euros in 2011 to finance development projects. The company made a profit each year from 2004 to 2011.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Group | Vivantes-International". www.vivantes-international.com. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Vivantes Jahresbericht 2019" (PDF). Vivantes.
  3. ^ "Vivantes Hospital Group". Berlin Health Excellence. 2018. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Das Riesengeschäft mit dem Medizintourismus in Deutschland". DW. 11 January 2018. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Land übernimmt Millionen-Bürgschaft für Vivantes". Berliner Morgenpost. 6 October 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2019.