Annamaria Mueller

Head, Cantonal Office for Hospital Services, Bern

Annamaria Müller has an academic degree in social economics from the University of Berne and is heading the Cantonal Office for Hospital Services since 2009. The Office is in charge of guaranteeing hospital services which are of good quality, affordable and accessible for all citizens of the Canton. This includes the surveillance and regulation of the acute care hospitals, clinics for rehabilitation and psychiatric care as well as the terrestrial rescue services on Bernese territory. The office furthermore regulates and funds health service providers who offer graduate or post graduate training for health professionals. Before that, Annamaria Müller was Secretary General of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH) for about six years. She also worked for the Department of Health of the Canton of Zurich and the Swiss Conference of the Cantonal Ministers of Public Health, starting each with an employment as a scientific collaborator and ending with a leading position.