FILE - In this March 16, 2015 file picture U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, rides a bike after a bilateral meeting with the Iranian Foreign Minister in Lausanne, Switzerland. Kerry is in stable condition in a Swiss hospital after suffering a leg injury in a bike crash outside Geneva Switzerland on Sunday, May 31, 2015. (Jean-Christophe Bott,Keystone via AP, file)
It is an open secret that there are too many hospitals in Switzerland but tackling the problem has proved difficult. While the Swiss cling dearly to their local hospitals, regardless of cost, a painful process of consolidation is underway.