Doctors working in the iron clinics are suitably qualified and have participated in the necessary iron training. They are able to perform SIS iron treatments in their medical practices. The success rate, side effects, and cost efficiency of their work is monitored by the Swiss Iron Health Organisation SIHO.
There are now over a hundred iron clinics, mostly in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.
The quality of treatment in the iron clinics is monitored by the Swiss Iron Health Organisation SIHO. Results reporting the quality of this treatment have been published in medical journals since 2006: 65% of treated patients report feeling free of symptoms or considerably better, 21% slightly better, and 14% experience no change. After the first follow-up appointment, these patients shall be further examined and treated using an alternative approach.