In this section, national initiatives which have been set up in Belgium can be found.
Low Back Pain and Radicular Pain: Development of a Clinical Pathway
Low back pain is a common Problem with high societal impact, with a one-year prevalence of nearly 40% and a lifetime prevalence of over 70% in industrialized countries.
The objective of this study was to define one or several optimal care pathway(s) for the management of low back pain in Belgium.
The report can be downloaded here.
In May 2018 a core team representing multiple stakeholder groups including payers started their work on launching SIP Belgium.