Mind the gap: Improving quality of care after 7 audits of IQED-Foot

Last updated on 29-2-2024 by Cassandre Dugailliez

Tue, 16/04/2024 - 19:15 to 21:00

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You are kindly invited to the online symposium “Mind the gap: Improving quality of care after 7 audits of IQED-Foot”, organised by Sciensano on behalf of the National Institute of Health and Disability Insurance (NIHDI). The symposium consists of 3 focus talks, where the results and evolution through the audits will be explained by members of the Group of Experts IQED-Foot. Each focus talk will be followed by an active discussion with the participants around possible causes, improvements and barriers. An overview of the identified barriers will be submitted to the NIHDI for further consultation.


7.20 pm Connect and welcome | An-Sofie Vanherwegen, Sciensano

7.30 pm Focus talk Offloading 

  • Dr. Michel Vandenbroucke, Endocrinologue, AZ St-Maarten
  • Prof. Dr. Giovanni Matricali, Chirurgien orthopédique, UZ Leuven
  • Yana Verbustel, Podologue, AZ St-Maarten

8 pm Focus talk Vascular status and revascularisation

  • Dr. Sabrina Houthoofd, Chirurgien vasculaire, UZ Leuven
  • Prof. Dr. Caren Randon, Chirurgien vasculaire, UZ Gent

8.30 pm Focus talk Diabetic foot and unmet needs

  • Prof. Dr. Eveline Dirinck, Endocrinologue, UZ Antwerpen
  • Prof. Dr. Frank Nobels , Endocrinologue, OLV Aalst

9 pm End


Register before 14 April!

Practical information  

Accreditation “Ethics and economy” will be requested.

The presentations will be given in English. Participants can join the discussion in their own language, if preferred.

More info on the project

IQED-Foot national report audit 7 (audit years 2020-2021)

This event contributes to Sciensano's activities in the field of: 


free but registration is mandatory


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