As part of the 10th action point of the federal e-health plan, the patient can have access and read the content of his medical record electronically. As general practitioner, you can easily activate this option once and for all via the Web Portal of the Brussels Health Network. Check out the instruction manual and the explanation letter to general practitioners about the subject.
When a patient consults you, you record important information about the consultation in your patient record. If your patient has consented in advance to the electronic sharing of his data AND according to the case, you can decide to publish a medical summary (sumehr) or update the existing summary. The setting options allow you to choose whether or not your patients can have access to their data immediately or 30 days after they are posted on the network. By enabling this option, you allow the patient to consult only the documents that you created. The 30-day period allows professionals to see the results in order to inform their patients in the best possible conditions. Sometimes this time is not necessary because the patient has already read the contents of the summary during the consultation. Consult the instruction manual to enable these settings.