Dräger is an internationally leading company in the area of medical technology. Founded in Lübeck, Germany in 1889, it has grown into a global, publicly-traded corporation with a staff of 110,000 employees in 190
countries. Dräger develops, produces and distributes medical technology for acute medicine, from emergency to perioperative, intensive and perinatal care. The University Hospital Zurich has deployed Dräger monitoring solutions since 2006.
With 850 beds and a staff of 6400, University Hospital Zurich is one of the largest medical facilities in Switzerland and most important teaching hospitals in Europe. With 42 departments and institutes, the hospital is renowned for achievements in health care, research and teaching, as well as patient care. University Hospital Zurich has a longstanding reputation as an innovator and its ground-breaking research and findings have significantly contributed to the advancement of modern medicine.