Archiving medical history

KG-archivsuisse archives physical or digital medical histories and patient dossiers in accordance with the applicable professional ethics, in conformity with data protection regulations, and in a pseudo-anonymized form. This service is aimed primarily at physicians who are closing or handing over their surgery as well as their successors. KG-archivsuisse benefits patients who wish to gain access to their medical record after a medical practice has been closed or handed over.


  • captures medical history and(incl. collection at the medical practice)
  • archives physical and digitacl medical histories
  • makes medical histories available with a pseudonym number during the archival Duration for the patient, doctor or hospital (delivery only on request/ authorization and identifaction from the patient)
  • disposal of medical history after expiry of archival and retention Deadlines.