Aims and scope © Colourbox The nursing home Booghuys, part of the city of Leuven, provides care for elderly people. In 2016, it was decided that the nursing home needed some renovations. The involved actors worked out some concepts for the renovations and did several working visits to other nursing homes. However, in June of…

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© mijnWGK website Aims and scope MijnWGK is an online data platform that allows an efficient access of health information of WGK[1] clients for general practitioners (GPs) and the clients themselves. WGK exists of five provincial non-profits which all have access to patient information. However, before MijnWGK, the GPs who treated the WGK patients had…

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Aims and scope © MijnGezondheid website MijnGezondheid is a partnership between more than twenty public and private actors, who implemented a portal website between 2017 and 2018, with which a citizen would be able to access his/her medical information more efficiently. The portal website is connected with different other databases to redirect the user (via…

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© Colourbox Aims and scope This case study is about the implementation of an evidence-based practice (EBP) architecture where guidelines and information can be shared and where applications can be connected for the network members to use. The Belgian EBP is oriented towards the development, validation, dissemination and evaluation of medical guidelines for health practitioners.…

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Aims and scope Illustration: Colourbox The project ‘Burenondersteuning’[1] was a collaboration between different cities and private partners from late 2018 until early 2020 to develop a system that connects neighbours to help each other with small tasks and to remedy loneliness. The project had several objectives. First, the project wanted to tackle loneliness among citizens…

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Aims and scope © Colourbox The Belgian Civil Registry contains information about the legal identity of all citizens. The launch of its digitisation in March 2019 meant the transition from a decentralised paper system that was in use since Napoleonic times to a centralised database that could be accessed from anywhere. A centralised digital database…

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