Registration projects in health and health care
The Belgian Obstetric Surveillance System, B.OSS, supported by the College of Mother and Newborn, has been constituted in 2011 and started registering in the whole of Belgium as from January 2012. Meanwhile, the registration and evaluation of some diseases or rare complications in pregnancy has become a widely accepted practice in Belgium. Belgian gynaecologists are happy to receive advice based on own data, because practice in Belgium and certainly the organization of medical care do differ from that used in neighbouring countries. Whereas Peristat (...
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 reimbursement of the medicine and the predictive test, a coupled reimbursement procedure, will be created that will allow a monthly update of reimbursed personalized medicines and their corresponding predictive test, and as such will be flexible enough to adjust for the rapid evolving field...