Governance – the key factor of E-health implementation in Latvia

Ieva Bikava, Ilga Kreituse (Coresponding Author)

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Abstract

The idea of implementation of Electronic Health Record systems on national scale “e Health” has started in all three Baltic States at the same time, in 2003. But the progress of the system development is very different – Estonia had started mandatory use of e Health in 2009, Latvia on 2018, but the Lithuania is still on its way.
The research involved analyze of e-Health development and implementation process in Latvia and comparison with Estonia, with the aim to discover the differences and identify hindering factors.
The main conclusion obtained after the research was that the key factor of implementation differences was the disparity in governance process and performance.
Keywords: Health Governance, Healthcare reforms, Change implementation in Healthcare
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication5th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts SGEM 2018
Subtitle of host publication1. Section Political Sciences
Place of PublicationSofia
Pages11-18
Number of pages7
Volume18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event5th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts SGEM 2018: SGEM - Vienna, Austria
Duration: 19 Mar 201821 Mar 2018
Conference number: 5

Publication series

NameInternational Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts-SGEM
Volume1.1
ISSN (Electronic)2367-5659

Conference

Conference5th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts SGEM 2018
Country/TerritoryAustria
CityVienna
Period19/03/1821/03/18

Field of Science*

  • 5.6 Political science
  • 3.3 Health sciences

Publication Type*

  • 3.2. Articles or chapters in other proceedings other than those included in 3.1., with an ISBN or ISSN code

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