The Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE) is a federal institution. It was founded on 24 December 2002 and has been operating since 2003. The KCE produces studies and reports to advise policy-makers when deciding on healthcare and health insurance. It is not involved in making decisions itself and certainly not in their implementation. Its role is to point the way to the best possible solutions.
Main Goal: Determine if it is possible to improve the quality of surgical intervensitions in ORs by using video registration of endoscopic images
Main Result: Development of scientific report on 6 topics to be included HTA report published by KCE
The KCE asked Hict to examine the following:
“Is it possible to improve the quality of surgical interventions in the operating room by means of video registration of endoscopic images?"
Hict developed a scientific report of six parts based on the Health Technology Assessment methodology:
The results were presented in a research report based on a scientific study consisting of a literature study and interviews with surgeons.
The publication "Video registration of endoscopic surgery: a rapid assessment" can be accessed through the link below!