The SAMS sees itself as a think tank. Its position papers encourage public debate about key issues and allow it to express its own views clearly.
Perceived as a reliable actor in the health system, the SAMS is a popular port of call in consultations. In its statements, it expresses its views on specific issues at the invitation of the Swiss Government or other stakeholders.
The position papers can be downloaded below, while a large number of statements are available in German or French.