ISIC Code 8610 - Hospital Activities


This class includes:

  • Short- or long-term hospital activities, i.e. medical, diagnostic and treatment activities, of general hospitals (e.g. community and regional hospitals, hospitals of non-profit organizations, university hospitals, military-base and prison hospitals) and specialized hospitals (e.g. mental health and substance abuse hospitals, hospitals for infectious diseases, maternity hospitals, specialized sanatoriums)

The activities are chiefly directed to inpatients, are carried out under the direct supervision of medical doctors and include:

  • Services of medical and paramedical staff
  • Services of laboratory and technical facilities, including radiologic and anaesthesiologic services
  • Emergency room services
  • Provision of operating room services, pharmacy services, food and other hospital services
  • Services of family planning centres providing medical treatment such as sterilization and termination of pregnancy, with accommodation


This class excludes:

  • Laboratory testing and inspection of all types of materials and products, except medical, see ISIC Code - 7120
  • Veterinary activities, see ISIC Code - 7500
  • Health activities for military personnel in the field, see ISIC Code - 8422
  • Dental practice activities of a general or specialized nature, e.g. dentistry, endodontic and pediatric dentistry; oral pathology, orthodontic activities, see ISIC Code - 8620
  • Private consultants' services to inpatients, see ISIC Code - 8620
  • Medical laboratory testing, see ISIC Code - 8690
  • Ambulance transport activities, see ISIC Code - 8690

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