Registration projects in health and health care
The Belgian Registry for Assisted Procreation (BELRAP) registry exists since 1989. It is regulated by the European IVF Monitoring Committee, a task force within the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. The quality control at the Belgian level is the responsibility of the “College of Physicians of Reproductive Medicine”. This control includes the registration of medically assisted procreation treatments and outcomes in Belgium.
For a number of diseases/disorders, personalized treatment today offers a great added value compared to classical, empirical therapy. Thanks to molecular diagnostics, specific aberrations can be detected, which are an indication for a correct diagnosis and prognosis and the successful use of a corresponding drug in order to target the disease.
Currently the reimbursement of personalized medicines is not coupled with that of the accompanying biomarker which often leads to a delay in reimbursement of the predictive tests as compared to the personalized medicine. To better align...