Title: EBMPracticeNet: A Bilingual National Electronic Point-Of-Care Project for Retrieval of Evidence-Based Clinical Guideline Information and Decision Support
Authors: Van de Velde, Stijn ×
Vander Stichele, Robert
Fauquert, Benjamin
Geens, Siegfried
Heselmans, Annemie
Ramaekers, Dirk
Kunnamo, Ilkka
Aertgeerts, Bert #
Issue Date: 10-Jul-2013
Publisher: Journal of Medical Internet Research
Series Title: JMIR Research Protocols vol:2 issue:2 pages:e23
Article number: 10.2196/resprot.2644
Abstract: In Belgium, the construction of a national electronic point-of-care information service, EBMPracticeNet, was initiated in 2011 to optimize quality of care by promoting evidence-based decision-making. The collaboration of the government, health care providers, evidence-based medicine (EBM) partners, and vendors of electronic health records (EHR) is unique to this project. All Belgian health care professionals get free access to an up-to-date database of validated Belgian and nearly 1000 international guidelines, incorporated in a portal that also provides EBM information from other sources than guidelines, including computerized clinical decision support that is integrated in the EHRs.
ISSN: 1929-0748
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Non-KU Leuven Association publications
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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