Background: Currently, the healthcare system of Ukraine is well on the way towards new changes, the creation of new system of medical care standardisation based on unified methodology of devevelopment of clinical guidelines and clinical protocols.
Objectives: In order to ensure the development and implementation of medical and technological documents, the transparency of their development and to provide unified information environment for members of the working groups, specialists and patients the Registry of MTD was created. It serves as a platform for the work and cooperation of different stakeholders, including developers of local protocols, healthcare workers and patients, managers of health institutions, scientists and public sector.
Methods: The Registry of MTD was developed in early 2013 by the employees of the Medical Care Standardization Board on the basis of html platform. Its content is regularly updated in three languages – Ukrainian, Russian and English, which makes it a useful tool for the maintenance and general access to medical and technological documents for users in Ukraine and abroad.
Results: The Registry of MTD is the first such resource of evidence-based medicine for specialists and patients in Ukraine. As of February 2017, the Registry of MTD contained 123 unified clinical protocols of medical care, 5 standards of medical care and 93 adapted clinical guidelines, developed in accordance with the new methodology. It also contains different regulatory and methodology documents, presentations, publications, international resources, and links to various useful web sites. An important part of the registry concerns topics under development. It contains information about the schedule of working groups meetings and public discussion of the documents, which enables the participation of all stakeholders in the development of guidelines and protocols.
Conclusions: Today the Registry of MTD serves as an evidence-based medicine database. In the near future, it will be empowered by searching and filtration tools, data-analysis instruments, subscription options, options of reporting to the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and so on.