Brussels Health Network

Privacy Regulations

Read the privacy regulations in french or dutch.

Brussels Health Network

Frequently asked questions

  • Authorization and notification: the Medical Association and the Commission for the protection of privacy

    The Brussels Health Network works with the approval of the National Council of the Order of Physicians in Belgium. Given the aims of the Brussels Health Network, the Sectorial Committee of the National Registry agreed to let Abrumet use the national registration number.

  • Security and Privacy!

    The Brussels Health Network uses highly secure technologies that meet the predefined criteria by the eHealth platform. All data is encrypted from end-to-end.  All access to listed documents is monitored.

    Access to a medical document is for physicians with a therapeutic relationship with the patient. Fully secure, it requires the patient’s prior agreement in the form of consent. Health professionals are bound by professional secrecy and the unauthorized use of your health information is punishable by law. [1] The patient can see which doctors accessed their medical data; the patient can grant or deny access to certain doctors or certain documents.

    The Health Network Brussels respects the law on protection of privacy and the law on the rights of patients.

    [1] subject to legal action “art.458 of the Criminal Code”

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