Assessing the sustainability of the Belgian health system using projections Add-on to “Performance of the Belgian health system – report 2019

  • June 18, 2021


This report is an add-on to a previous KCE report published in 2019 that assessed the performance of the Belgian health system (KCE Report 313). 

This add-on discusses the opportunity to include projection based indicators, in addition to those based on historic data, to better assess the sustainability of the health system. 

A conceptual framework is used to select relevant indicators in this context. Then projection-based indicators related to workforce and financing are analysed to complement the assessment of the performance of the health system. These indicators are aimed to provide warning signals of a future imbalance between demand and supply within the Belgian healthcare system.  

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