In June 2021, an intermediate report assessing the sustainability of the Belgian healthcare system by means of projections was published. The full report is available on the KCE website: Performance of the Belgian healthcare system - Projections.
Three new indicators have been added:
S-18: Projection of the number of contacts with GPs (Demand)
S-19: Projection of the number of GPs active in the healthcare sector (Supply)
S-20: Projection of public expenditure on health (% GDP)
Results on health system performance assessment of care for people living with chronic conditions have been recently published on:
The analysis was based on the evaluation of 27 indicators, among them 8 are new.
Two new indicators on equity have been published:
An add-on on Equity has been published on December 2020. The full report is available on the KCE website: Health System Performance Assessment - How equitable is the Belgian health system?
The following 6 indicators were updated:
- A-4 Self-reported unmet needs for medical examination due to financial reasons in Belgium (% of individuals included in the survey);
- A-9 Waiting time of more than two weeks for a visit with a specialist;
- QP-1 Physician spending enough time with patients during the consultation (% of respondents);
- QP-2 Physician providing easy-to-understand explanation (% of respondents);
- QP-3 Physician giving opportunity to ask questions or raise concerns (% of respondents) ;
- QP-4 Physician involving patients in decisions about care and/or treatments (% of respondents).
A new indicator on "Geographical accessibility of maternity services (A-16)" is published; the indicator "Patient-to-nurse ratio (A-8)" is also updated.