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Company history

1973 to present – milestones in our Company's history

 

2016
  • Takeover of Kreisklinik in Bad Neustadt a. d. Saale
2015
  •  groundbreaking ceremony for the planned construction of the new campus in Bad Neustadt a. d. Saale
  • commissioning of the particle therapy centre at Marburg University Hospital 
2014

 

  •   Factual and legal transfer of all the shares of 41 hospitals with affiliated medical centers and companies held up until then by RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG to Fresenius / Helios

 

2013
  •  New radiotherapy department (MVZ) commissioned (Bad Berka)
  • Cornerstone-laying ceremony for new Radiopharmacy Department (Bad Berka)
  • Additional psychiatry day clinic for children and adolescents with outpatient psychiatric institute (Frankfurt/Oder)
  • Launch of Spinal Cord Competence Centre and go-ahead for Hessian Aorta Centre (Gießen)
  • Investment of € 22 m for construction of new psychiatry department (Gießen)
  • Accrediting of the Institution for Laboratory Medicine and opening of Centre for Unknown Diseases (Marburg)
2012
  •  Takeover of 49% of Dr. Horst Schmidt Kliniken, Wiesbaden with 1,027 beds
  • Opening of new building at Klinikum Gifhorn
  • Topping-out ceremony of the new building at St. Petri-Hospital Warburg
  • Commissioning of replacement and extension building at Klinik Kipfenberg
  • Commissioning of second construction phase of Krankenhaus Köthen
2011
  •  Inauguration of third building section of Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg, Marburg site
  • Opening of new hospital building at Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg, Gießen site
  • Topping-out ceremony of the replacement and extension at Klinik Kipfenberg
  • Opening of new hospital building in Hildesheim
  • Opening of new hospital building in München-Pasing
  • Completion of thoroughgoing extension and modernisation of Klinikum Erlenbach
2010
  •  Takeover of hospital Klinik Hildesheimer Land with 165 beds
  • Opening of new functional building with state-of-the-art hybrid operating theatre at Zentralklinik Bad Berka
  • Commissioning of first building section of Krankenhaus Köthen
  • Topping-out ceremony for new building at Klinikum Hildesheim
  • Topping-out ceremony for new building at Klinikum Gifhorn
  • Opening of new hospital building in Salzgitter
2009
  •  Takeover of 94% of MEDIGREIF-Betriebsgesellschaft für Krankenhäuser und integrative Gesundheitszentren mbH with 842 beds
  • Increase in the registered share capital of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG from Company funds to € 345.58 million. The number of newly issued shares was 34,552,000.
  • Inauguration of the José Carrera Leukemia Center in Marburg
  • Opening of Part-new construction of Klinikum Cuxhaven
2008
  •  Opening of new portal clinic in Miltenberg
  • Topping-out ceremony of newly constructed building of Krankenhaus Cuxhaven
  • Opening of portal clinic in Hammelburg
  • Opening of portal clinic in Wittingen
  • Takeover of St. Petri-Hospital in Warburg with 153 beds
  • Opening of new paediatric clinic at Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg, Gießen site
  • Topping-out ceremony for particle therapy facility at Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg, Marburg site
  • Inauguration of new functional building at Frankenwaldklinik Kronach
  • Takeover of Wesermarsch-Klinik Nordenham with 137 beds
2007
  •  Takeover of Kreiskrankenhaus in Köthen with 264 beds
  • Opening of new hospital building in Pirna
  • Groundbreaking ceremony for construction of new multi-storey car park of Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg, Gießen site
  • Topping-out ceremony for construction of new portal clinic in Hammelburg
  • Cornerstone-laying ceremony for particle therapy centre of Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg, Marburg site
  • Topping-out ceremony for extension construction of St. Elisabeth Krankenhaus in Bad Kissingen
  • Topping-out ceremony for new functional building of Frankenwaldklinik Kronach
  • Topping-out ceremony for construction of new paediatric clinic of Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg, Gießen site
  • Increase in share capital of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG from own funds to € 259.2 million as well as 1:2 stock split (103,680,000 non-par shares at € 2.30 each)
2006
  •  Takeover of Frankenwaldklinik in Kronach with 282 beds
  • Takeover of Heinz Kalk-Krankenhaus in Bad Kissingen with 86 beds
  • Takeover of Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg with 2,262 beds (interest of 95%)
  • Opening of new building for forensic unit at Fachkrankenhaus Hildburghausen
  • Opening of new building in Nienburg/Weser
2005
  •  Takeover of Stadtkrankenhaus in Hildesheim with 570 beds
  • Takeover of Kreiskrankenhaus in Gifhorn with 360 beds (interest of 95%)
  • Takeover of Städtisches Krankenhaus in Wittingen with 71 beds (interest of 95%)
  • Takeover of Kreiskrankenhaus in München-Pasing with 442 beds
  • Takeover of Kreiskrankenhaus in München-Perlach with 180 beds
  • Takeover of Klinikum in Dachau with 443 beds (interest of 74.9%)
  • Takeover of Klinik Indersdorf with 50 beds (interest of 74.9%)
  • Takeover of Kreiskrankenhaus in Salzgitter-Lebenstedt with 258 beds (interest of 94.9%)
  • Takeover of Kreiskrankenhaus in Salzgitter-Bad with 192 beds (interest of 94.9%)
  • Takeover of Kreiskrankenhaus in Erlenbach with 220 beds
  • Takeover of Kreiskrankenhaus in Miltenberg with 140 beds
  • Capital increase from company funds from 25,920,000 shares to 51,840,000 shares
  • Conversion of preference shares into ordinary shares
  • Opening of first portal clinics in Dippoldiswalde (refurbishment and extension) and Stolzenau (new construction)
  • Takeover of 25.27% interest of Free State of Thuringia in Fachkrankenhaus für Psychiatrie und Neurologie Hildburghausen GmbH
2004
  •  Takeover of Carl von Heß-Krankenhaus in Hammelburg with 130 beds
  • Takeover of St. Elisabeth-Krankenhaus in Bad Kissingen with 196 beds
  • Opening of new facility for neurology, child and youth psychiatry, extension of adult psychiatry – at Fachkrankenhaus in Hildburghausen
  • Commissioning of extension and refurbishment at St. Barbara Krankenhaus in Attendorn
  • Takeover of Stadtkrankenhaus in Pforzheim with 602 beds
2003
  •  Takeover of Johanniter-Krankenhaus in Dohna-Heidenau (near Pirna, today amalgamated with Pirna) with 142 beds
  • Opening of new facility of Kliniken Uelzen und Bad Bevensen GmbH / amalgamation of Uelzen and Bad Bevensen locations
  • Takeover of 12.5% interest of Free State of Thuringia in Zentralklinik Bad Berka
  • Takeover of Stadtkrankenhaus Cuxhaven with 270 beds
2002
  •  Takeover of hospitals in Nienburg / Weser, Hoya and Stolzenau with a total of 388 beds
  • Takeover of Klinikum Frankfurt (Oder) with 910 beds
  • Takeover of Fachkrankenhaus für Psychiatrie und Neurologie Hildburghausen with 405 beds
  • Takeover of Aukamm-Klinik für operative Rheumatologie und Orthopädie in Wiesbaden with 63 beds
  • Takeover of Klinikum Pirna (near Dresden) with 342 beds
2001

 

  •  Commissioning of extension of Kliniken Herzberg und Osterode GmbH / amalgamation of Herzberg and Osterode locations

 

2000
  •  Takeover of Kreiskrankenhaus Uelzen and Hamburgisches Krankenhaus Bevensen with 489 beds
  • Takeover of Krankenhaus in Dippoldiswalde (near Freital and Dresden) with 142 beds
1999
  •  Takeover of Kreiskrankenhaus Freital (near Dresden) with 301 beds
  • Opening of world’s first robot-assisted operation wing in Herzzentrum Leipzig-Universitätsklinik
  • Takeover of Städtische Klinik Leipzig Süd-Ost (Park-Krankenhaus) with 526 beds
  • Takeover of Städtisches Krankenhaus St. Barbara Attendorn with 297 beds
  • Increase in share capital of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG from own funds to € 25.92 million as well as 1:3 stock split
1998
  •  Takeover of Kliniken Herzberg und Osterode with 279 beds
  • Opening of west wing of Zentralklinik Bad Berka including centre for paraplegia (66 beds), central diagnostics, PET and low-care ward
  • Commissioning of vascular centre at Herz- und Gefäß-Klinik in Bad Neustadt a. d. Saale
1997
  •  Opening of Soteria-Klinik in Leipzig-Probstheida
  • Takeover of Krankenhaus Waltershausen-Friedrichroda with 248 beds
1996
  •  Takeover of a further 50% of the shares of DKD – Stiftung Deutsche Klinik für Diagnostik in Wiesbaden, making us sole shareholder
  • Commissioning of reconstructed central facility of Zentralklinik Bad Berka
1995
  •  Opening of Klinikum Meiningen, with 532 beds
  • Opening of replacement bed facility of Zentralklinik Bad Berka with 488 beds
  • Opening of heart surgery clinic Klinik für Herzchirurgie in Karlsruhe with 65 beds
  • Reduction in nominal value of RHÖN-KLINIKUM shares from DM 50.00 to DM 5.00
  • Increase in the share capital of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG against cash contribution from DM 36 million (€ 18.41 million) by DM 7.2 million (€ 3.68 million) to DM 43.2 million (€ 22.09 million)
1994
  •  Opening of operative and intensive care centre of Zentralklinik Bad Berka with 14 operating rooms and 88 intensive care beds
  • Opening of Herzzentrum Leipzig with the status of a university hospital
1993
  •  Opening of a specialist centre for addictive diseases as temporary solution until the opening of a planned new facility (opened in January 1997)
  • Opening of specialist hospital for neurology Neurologische Klinik in Kipfenberg
  • Increase in the share capital of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG against cash contributions from DM 30 million (€ 15.34 million) by DM 6 million (€ 3.07 million) to DM 36 million (€ 18.41 million)
1992

 

  •  Opening of the hand surgery hospital Klinik für Handchirurgie Bad Neustadt a. d. Saale

 

1991
  •  Opening of neurological hospital Neurologische Klinik Bad Neustadt a.d. Saale
  • Founding and takeover of 75% of the shares in Zentralklinik Bad Berka GmbH, Bad Berka
  • Listing of the ordinary shares and placement of 25% of ordinary shares
  • Increase in the share capital of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG against cash contributions from DM 15 million (€ 7.67 million) by DM 15 million (€ 7.67 million) to DM 30 million (€ 15.34 million); admission of all ordinary and preference shares to the stock exchanges in Munich and Frankfurt am Main
  • Commissioning of the extension of to the cardiovascular hospital Herz- und Gefäß-Klinik Bad Neustadt a. d. Saale
1989
  •  Increase in share capital of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG by DM 5 million (€ 2.56 million) to DM 15 million through issuance of 100,000 non-voting preference shares
  • Takeover of majority of condominium rights; on 27 November 1989 IPO of first German hospital group: listing of preference shares for official trading on the stock exchanges in Munich and Frankfurt am Main
  • Takeover of 50% of the shares of DKD – Stiftung Deutsche Klinik für Diagnostik, Wiesbaden
  • Takeover of all shares of Heilbad Bad Neustadt GmbH & Co. Sol- und Moorbad
1988

 

  •  Inception of RHÖN-KLINIKUM AG with an initial capital of DM 10 million (€ 5.11 million), through conversion of the share capital of Rhön-Klinikum GmbH (limited liability company) into ordinary share capital. Resolution on authorised capital

 

1984

 

  •  Opening of the cardiovascular hospital Herz- und Gefäß-Klinik Bad Neustadt a. d. Saale

 

1977

 

  •  Development of a training concept for ethnic German immigrants in partnership with a non-profit associated company providing room and board

 

1975

 

  •  Opening of the psychosomatic hospital Psychosomatische Klinik Bad Neustadt a. d. Saale

 

1973

 

  •  Takeover of management of Kur- und Therapiezentrum Bad Neustadt a.d. Saale, comprising 1,500 condominium units, as a rehabilitation centre