Teleradiology Project for Latvia
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AbstractEthical Issues in eHealth: The full project in the City of Riga will target not only teleradiology, but also telecardiology, teleconsultation of patients, teletraining, tele-emergency services, and telemedicine anti-terror systems. The programme aims to reach four objectives: (1) establish a communication channel to exchange information between the municipal authorities and the various medical institutions (in- and out-patient care); (2) develop centralized information aggregation capacities in hospitals and healthcare institutions; (3) establish a communication channel to exchange information and specialist consultations for the development of a medical home-care network; (4) organise training for practicing family physicians m providing telemedicine services. The Telemedicine and Videoconference Division of the Information Technologies Centre of Riga's City Council is responsible for the implementation of the programme.
SponsorshipTelemedicine and Videoconference Division of the ITC of Riga City Council, Latvia; European Interdisciplinary Academy, Germany; and Development Project Institute, Latvia
This presentation was given at the Med-e-tel 2005 Conference in Luxembourg on April 8th, 2005.